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Cervical Cytology Basic Training

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Voluntary Action Swindon

1 John Street

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THIS COURSE IS NOT FREE OF CHARGE. Cost: £200 per person

Wiltshire Public Health is offering Basic Sample Taker (smear) Training to Nurses looking to qualify in liquid based cytology. Wiltshire Council Public Health provides Sample Taker training and Updates for GP’s and Nurses working in Wiltshire, Bath and Swindon General Practice. This two day course is run by experienced nurses in accordance with NHSCSP publication 23.

Basic cytology training is organised in three parts:

Day one which is a theoretical day, followed by a period of in-house supervision. Once your in-house supervisor is satisfied with your performance you will continue to take samples in practice to ensure you can provide an audit of 20 samples by day two.

Day two is a practical teaching day with presentations from clinical leads. Training should be completed within a 6 month period. You will receive an in-house assessment which ideally should take place as near to Day two completion as possible. You will be allocated an external assessor.

Basic Cytology Training covers liquid based cytology, sample taking technique, anatomy & physiology of the pelvic organs, menstrual cycle, menopause, HPV, call recall, practical sessions, screening policy, direct referrals, sexual health, laboratory and colposcopy procedures.

Please make cheques payable to: Wiltshire Council and send to Sharon Cox, Wiltshire Council, Public Health, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN

For payment via Bacs: Wiltshire Council Ref: 91129 Update/surgery name

Account no: 51460021, Sort code: 40-44-33

(Please note: if no cheque received, we will assume payment will be made via BACS)

Wessex LMCs is funding this training for BaNES Practice Nurses from the training budget that Wessex LMCs holds for nurses working in Bath and North East Somerset. Wiltshire Council will invoice Wessex LMCs.

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