Pocket-Sized Training

We run a programme of short (20-30 minute) lunchtime sessions to introduce you to a range of resources and web technologies. These sessions are very informal, so no need to book, and feel free to bring your lunch with you!

Sessions currently include:

  • A Short Introduction to Medical Terminology
  • Using Library OmniSearch to locate evidence quickly
  • NHS e-books – how to search and download
  • Getting started with Twitter

Training Calendar

Find our pocket-sized training, plus other training opportunities, in our calendar.

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Get a Better Grade Workshop: Academic Writing 12:30 pm
Get a Better Grade Workshop: Academic Writing @ IT Training Room 1, Learning Centre
Dec 1 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
This workshop covers academic writing skills and is aimed at Staffordshire University students. There is no need to book, just turn up.
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Twitter Pocket-sized Training 12:30 pm
Twitter Pocket-sized Training @ IT Training Room 2, Learning Centre, RSH
Dec 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Come along and find out how to get started with Twitter to keep up to date. This is part of our programme of short (20-30 minute) lunchtime sessions to introduce you to a range of resources and web technologies. These
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Get a Better Grade Workshop: E-Resources 12:30 pm
Get a Better Grade Workshop: E-Resources @ IT Training Room 1, Learning Centre
Dec 11 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
This workshop covers finding e-resources and is aimed at Staffordshire University students. There is no need to book, just turn up.
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Pop-Up Library 10:30 am
Pop-Up Library @ Apley Restaurant corridor, Princess Royal Hospital
Dec 12 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Pop-up library for staff to discover how marvellous the staff and student library is.  Find out about lots of services you never knew about.
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Medical Terminology Pocket-sized Training 12:30 pm
Medical Terminology Pocket-sized Training @ IT Training Room 1, Learning Centre
Dec 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
This is an introduction to medical terminology for non-medical staff. Medical words can seem unpronounceable and complicated but by learning how the words are made up, and what each component of the word means, we can begin to understand these terms better.
Revalidation Reflective Reading Session 3:00 pm
Revalidation Reflective Reading Session @ Shrewsbury Health Library, Learning Centre, RSH
Dec 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Nursing & Midwifery Revalidation requirements are that “you must have undertaken 35 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to your scope of practice as a nurse or midwife, in the three year period since your registration was last renewed
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Revalidation Reflective Reading Session 12:00 pm
Revalidation Reflective Reading Session @ Education Centre, PRH
Dec 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Nursing & Midwifery Revalidation requirements are that “you must have undertaken 35 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to your scope of practice as a nurse or midwife, in the three year period since your registration was last renewed
NHS E-books Pocket-sized Training 1:00 pm
NHS E-books Pocket-sized Training @ IT Training Room 2, Learning Centre, RSH
Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Come along and find out more about our e-book collection, including how to search them, and how to download e-books to a mobile device.
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