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ProTrainings Course Types 5 – What is Hybrid Training?

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Hybrid training is where you mix traditional classroom training with virtual training so some students are with the instructor in the class and others are there virtually through video conferencing.  This method of training is not as popular yet as it is a new way of training but it is becoming a good choice to allow students on courses to decide if they want to be in the class or online. This decision on which option students want is driven by things like Coronavirus concerns, travel costs and their style of learning. At ProTrainigs and our sister company ITG Instructor …

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Libre 2 Glucose Tester – continuous monitoring sugar levels

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The Libre 2 glucose tester is different from traditional finger-prick testers as you wear the sensor and record the data on your mobile phone or a special data reader.  This allows the wearer to have a lot more data on their glucose levels throughout the day and they can check their levels painlessly at any time.  Continuous monitoring of glucose levels will also help to manage diabetics better as you can see the effect of different choices and see a 24-hour graph of your data. Sensor glucose readings come from the interstitial fluid which is a thin layer of fluid …

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Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS)

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Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS) is an emergency medical charity, operating across Suffolk and its border areas. Volunteer SARS clinicians provide immediate and advanced medical care to patients with serious or life-threatening conditions or trauma. SARS responders have enhanced prehospital skills and are authorised to carry specialist drugs and equipment not normally found on frontline ambulances – they can undertake procedures and provide a level of patient care that would not normally be available outside the hospital environment. Since SARS started in 1972 it has helped treat thousands of patients and saved countless lives. The clinicians give up their time …

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ProTrainings Course Types 4 – What is Virtual Training?

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Virtual training has increased since the Coronavirus lockdowns as an option for some types of training. Virtual training is where the course is delivered online through platforms like Zoom.  You can take the course at home or work and interact and learn through a virtual platform whether on a laptop, tablet or smartphone. Virtual training is not for everyone and you need to have a good internet connection but it does allow you to learn without travel and you still have the advantage of the course being taught by an instructor so you can ask questions.  The instructor can break …

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ProTrainings Course Types 3 – What is Classroom Training?

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Classroom training is the traditional delivery method for training.  At ProTrainings we still offer face to face class training as well as other options like blended training, virtual training, online training or hybrid training. ProTrainings offer classroom training at your workplace or at regional training centres as we have a network of over 1500 instructors across the UK and more overseas. The disadvantage of class courses is that they are a set date and time but they also have many advantages and suit some students better than other options. Some courses have to be taught in the classroom in order …

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ProTrainings Course Types 2 – What is video online Training?

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ProTrainings offer all types of course delivery and the next one we will look at is video online training. We only offer video online training rather than a PowerPoint-based system as it is more engaging and gets more information across to the student and it is a better resource to review the course contents. Online training offers training to suit your timetable and schedule making it more flexible than a traditional classroom course. Not all qualifications are allowed by using online training but we offer over 350 subjects and more on the way.  Online courses are in some subjects available …

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Find our exactly where you are with “what3words”

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When calling the emergency medical services you may be in a location that is not always easy to describe or you may be lost on a mountain or on a remote country road. In some cases, your mobile phone signal can be triangulated and the EMS can find you but this is not always possible. What3Words is an app that you can be downloaded to your smartphone that creates 3 different words that relate to a physical square of 3 metres by 3 metres. That way, by giving these words to the EMS, they can find you very easily, where …

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ProTrainings Course Types 1 – What is Blended Training?

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At ProTrainings we offer many different types of delivery methods for courses and in the next few blog posts, we will look in more detail about what these are.  The first one we will look at is Blended Training. Blended training with ProTrainings is where you complete part of the course using our video online training then attended a face to face course at your workplace or one of our approved nationwide centres to complete the practical part. Learning in a blended format allows you more flexibility to learn at your pace and then to attend a class that is …

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Hospital and Telephone Triage video online course live

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We have launched a new Hospital and Telephone Triage course.  This course is based on nationally accepted triage protocols to ensure that the patient is triaged quickly and to the right place for the best form of treatment. This course is ideal for many sectors including 111 call and integrated urgent care clinical assessment services. You will learn about triage and the basics of how it is done.  You will also learn about clinical observations that you will need to complete when you are carrying out triage then you will see loads of examples of hospital triage and a debrief …

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Our Coronavirus online course has been updated and expanded

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Our free video online Coronavirus course has been taken by nearly 50,000 people now! We have just updated and expanded the course to include extra subjects such as Coronavirus vaccines, Long COVID, Coronavirus myths, and more. If you have already taken the course you can log in and see the new videos for free even after you have passed. There are two versions of this course, one for the general population and another for healthcare workers.   Access the courses: Coronavirus General training Coronavirus Healthcare training This course is wholly online meaning there is no classroom needed. Learners can complete …

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New Variant Coronavirus loss of taste and smell is “significantly less common”

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One of the more common side effects of coronavirus is the loss of taste and smell, however, according to recent data, people infected with the UK variant are less likely to report this effect. A study conducted by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the loss of taste and smell was “significantly less common” in patients who tested positive for the new variant compared to those with other variants of COVID-19.   Find out more here: Visit the Sky News website ProTrainings has two video online courses, Coronavirus COVID-19, and Coronavirus COVID-19 for Healthcare Workers. These courses are designed to …

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Our Anaphylaxis online courses have been updated and expanded

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We have just updated our video Anaphylaxis online courses to include more subjects, including Idiopathic Anaphylaxis, Immunotherapy drugs, and more. If you have already taken the course you can log in and see the new videos for free, even after you have passed. There are two versions of this course, one for the general population and another for healthcare workers. Access the courses: Anaphylaxis online course Healthcare Anaphylaxis online course Our anaphylaxis online courses are charged at £24.95 + VAT per learner (contact us for bulk pricing) and they account for 3 hours of CPD: They come with a ‘Certified …