We are pleased to announce the publication of updated national standards for abdominal aortic aneurysm screening.
NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme
In this article, we share feedback on the Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners and tell you about a new resource to support it.
PHE Screening recently held training and development events for AAA screening technicians and nurse specialists from nearly 40 local screening providers.
Spreading AAA screening awareness in rural areas
Moving towards a career in nursing after completing the Health Screener Diploma
The level 3 health screener diploma is the recommended training programme for any new screeners in the diabetic eye, abdominal aortic aneurysm and newborn hearing screening programmes. Here a trainee screener talks about his experiences of working his way through it.
Important information for local screening providers on how and when they need to validate and submit key performance indicator (KPI) and screening standards data.
PHE Screening is hosting 4 focus group meetings in July and August 2019 to hear the views of clinical skills trainers working in abdominal aortic aneurysm screening.
The Dorset and Wiltshire AAA Screening Service has developed a short film, available to view on YouTube, to explain the screening process.
We have refreshed and updated the 2 national e-learning units for screeners in the NHS AAA Screening Programme.