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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 …

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ProTrainings and our nationwide centres are still open for training

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The UK Government is allowing education and training during this latest lockdown so ProTrainings and our instructors and centres are open for Coronavirus safe training. Our instructors follow specific guidelines have been created and regularly updated, to ensure that all training is done in a safe manner in line with the government guidelines by the Awarding Organisations and FAQP. The HSE still have the same rules on providing first aid cover and this training can go ahead whether staff are in work or on furlough to ensure workplaces stay safe. You can continue to book courses at your workplace and …

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ProTrainings highly rated online training with 40,000 reviews

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We would like to say a huge thank you to all our customers for their wonderful reviews regarding our online training courses. With over 40,000 independent customer reviews, ProTrainings is currently rated 4.6 out of 5, and these ratings are constantly rising. ProTrainings has a huge online training portfolio, with our online courses being available 24/7 across both mobile and desktop devices. All online courses have been independently CPD certified and endorsed by Skills for Care and TQUK. Online training offers the advantage of working at your own pace, whenever it fits into your schedule. How does online training work? Learners …

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Complete blended training to reduce the risk of infection

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With the Covid-19 pandemic impacting on all aspects of our lives, employers, employees, and students are seeking alternative means of providing training. One alternative option for this is blended training. Blended training is the perfect way to reduce infection risk by cutting down your time spent in the classroom, and completing part of the course online. Blended training is a mixture of online and classroom training. Students will complete a part one segment through an e-learning course that will give them the vast majority of cognitive knowledge. Next, the student meets with a certified skill-evaluator or instructor to complete the …

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New first aid equipment website now live

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We are excited to announce our new look first aid equipment website is now live! Over the last 11 years, ITG Supplies have been providing first aid equipment and training to businesses, care homes, first aid instructors, and individuals, and we have recently become part of ProTrainings Europe Limited. When you purchase from us, you can be confident that warranties and guarantees for equipment purchased will be honoured. We offer free delivery on orders over £250, and also a chance to save when you spend with our loyalty points scheme. In addition to being the UK Distributor for Practi-Man, we are …

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NEW Fire Extinguisher Training

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ProTrainings Europe has launched a new Fire Extinguisher Training course that learners can complete entirely online. A lack of confidence, knowledge and experience can lead to a fire extinguisher being used incorrectly, which can be dangerous. Ensure you are able to use an extinguisher safely and effectively in the event of a fire. This course is suitable for Fire Marshals wishing to increase their knowledge or anyone who may find themselves in a situation where they may need to attempt to tackle a small fire. We also have a Fire Safety Awareness Level 1 course and a Fire Safety Principles …

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New RapidStop® Tourniquet available – very fast application tourniquet

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The RapidStop ® tourniquet has just been launched and available in three colours, orange, black or blue for training. RapidStop® features a versatile design that is very easy to use and has a simple ratchet action allowing it to be very quickly on a patient or self-applied. We have extensively tested it and feel that it is much easier to use and more effective than others on the market. The RapidStop® Tourniquet relies on key technologies to achieve rapid, intuitive and easy one-hand self-application. Application is even faster when a responder uses both hands to apply the tourniquet to a …