As from April 2016 the East Pennine CTC and North West CTC will have completed its formal merger process to become North of England Pathology and Screening Education Centre (NEPSEC). Please check the venue for your chosen course before placing your booking.

Apr
19
Thu
1-Day Workshop in Non-Gynae Cytology (Intro for BMS) @ NEPSEC, Wakefield
Apr 19 all-day

One day workshops ideal for anyone completing their Specialist Diploma in Cytopathology, but equally suitable for non-medical staff new to diagnostic cytology and wishing to gain experience in non-gynaecological cytology.

Click here to view the course page and programme.

Apr
20
Fri
1-Day Workshop in Non-Gynae Cytology (Intro for BMS) @ NEPSEC, Wakefield
Apr 20 all-day

One day workshops ideal for anyone completing their Specialist Diploma in Cytopathology, but equally suitable for non-medical staff new to diagnostic cytology and wishing to gain experience in non-gynaecological cytology.

Click here to view the course page and programme.

Apr
24
Tue
Exam Practice for the IBMS Advanced Specialist Diploma in Cervical Cytology @ NEPSEC, Wakefield
Apr 24 – Apr 25 all-day

This is a two day course ideal for anyone intending to sit the Advanced Diploma in Cervical Cytopathology.

Day one will cover both the written and practical components with self assessment sessions and practical advice on how to achieve the best results.

Day two comprises a marked mock exam with a review session.

 

Cost: £200.00 Lunch and refreshments throughout the day are included.
Participants attending from North West, North East, Yorkshire & Humber and East Midlands areas will incur a £15 per day administration fee

Further details and an application form are available from our administration team on
Tel: 0113 2466330
E-mail: kathryn.hawke@nhs.net or amy.harris5@nhs.net

Apr
26
Thu
Cervical Sample Taker Update (Derby/Nottingham) @ Best Western Hotel Notts/Derby
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This course aims to ensure that the Health Care Professional maintains their competence in taking cervical samples for the purpose of the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.

Click here to view the course page.

May
2
Wed
Cervical Sample Taker Initial Training (North West) @ NEPSEC, Manchester
May 2 – May 3 all-day

This course serves as the initial training session at the start of the Cervical Sample Taker Training Course for the purpose of the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.

Click here to view the course page.

May
15
Tue
Specimen dissection – Skin @ NEPSEC, Wakefield
May 15 all-day
May
16
Wed
Specimen dissection – Gynaecological Pathology and Placental Pathology @ NEPSEC, Wakefield
May 16 all-day
May
17
Thu
Exam Practice for the Diploma in Expert Practice in Non-Gynae Cytology @ NEPSEC, Wakefield
May 17 – May 18 all-day

This is a two day exam practice course ideal for anyone intending to sit the IBMS Diploma in Expert Practice in non-gynaecological cytology.

Click here to view the course page and programme.

May
21
Mon
LBC Update for Checkers & Experienced BMS (SurePath & ThinPrep) @ NEPSEC, Wakefield
May 21 – May 22 all-day

A one or two day course aimed specifically at those intending to, or already acting as Checkers, but also of value to all experienced staff.

Day one will concentrate on basic histopathology, covering CIN, CGIN and cancer and more difficult areas through both lecture and multihead sessions together with an interactive self-assessment quiz. There will also be a workshop on what can be called invasive.

Day two will concentrate on challenging cases with chance to assess the role of a checker and to investigate the types of change that can lead to overcall. There will be a session on statistics and performance monitoring in the cervical screening programme. Including discussion of checker statistics.

The course is intended to run over two days, but both days can be booked separately if preferred.
For day two participants need to know their own statistics as a Checker including numbers seen, numbers called negative and, if possible, HPV positivity rates for triage samples.

The course is suitable to those using either Surepath or Thinprep.

Click here to view the course page for SurePath.

Click here to view the course page for ThinPrep.

May
22
Tue
Cervical Sample Taker Initial Training (Derby/Notts) @ Best Western Hotel, J25 M1
May 22 – May 23 all-day

This course serves as the initial training session at the start of the Cervical Sample Taker Training Course for the purpose of the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.

Click here to view the course page.