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Training and learning

Health professionals taking part in CervicalCheck can access training and learning resources.

These include:

Training courses

Accredited training is available through the Screening Training Unit of the National Screening Service (NSS).

To see details of upcoming courses, download the Cervical Screening Training Prospectus 2020-2021 (PDF, 14 pages, 1.10MB).

Training courses are provided in partnership with:

  • Irish College of General Practitioners
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (Nursing Faculty)
  • University College Cork
  • National University of Ireland Galway

 

The training is in line with the recommendations of the NSS Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Cervical Screening.

Apply for training

To apply for a training course you must complete the:

Places on courses are limited. Early application is advised.

Training for GP trainees

GP trainees can avail of certified training.

A GP trainee resource pack is available. Training is delivered through the GP Training Scheme.

To earn the certification, GP trainees must complete:

GP Training Schemes will deliver the 2 theory sessions. The scheme must certify that the trainee has completed the theory component. Evidence of dates must also be given.

Contact the Screening Training Unit for more information.

Online e-learning portal

The Screening Service online e-learning portal includes:

  • CPD accredited courses
  • online lectures
  • cervix image library
  • guides for practice management tools systems
  • educational resources for health professionals

The online e-learning portal enables you to advance your knowledge and skills. You can do this in your own time.

Contact the Screening Training Unit

Phone: 061 406565
stu@cervicalcheck.ie

Is cuid den tSeirbhís Náisiúnta Scagthástála é CervicalCheck
Bosca Oifig Phoist 161, Luimneach
Saorghlao 1800 45 45 55
CervicalCheck is part of the National Cancer Screening Service
PO Box 161 Limerick
Freephone 1800 45 45 55

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Is cuid den Rannóg Sláinte agus Folláine i bhFeidhmeannacht na Seirbhíse Sláinte í an tSeirbhís Náisiúnta Scagthástála. Cuimsíonn sí BreastCheck – An Clár Náisiúnta Scagthástála Cíoch, CervicalCheck – An Clár Náisiúnta Scagthástála Ceirbheacs, BowelScreen – An Clár Náisiúnta Scagthástála Putóige agus Diabetic RetinaScreen – An Clár Náisiúnta Scagthástála Reitiní do Dhiaibéitigh.

The National Screening Service is part of the Health and Wellbeing Division of the Health Service Executive. It encompasses BreastCheck – The National Breast Screening Programme, CervicalCheck – The National Cervical Screening Programme, BowelScreen – The National Bowel Screening Programme and Diabetic RetinaScreen – The National Diabetic Retinal Screening Programme.