About this event

  • Date and time Wed 4 Nov 2020 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Occupational Medicine

This is Part 4 of a six-part webinar series exploring the experiences of occupational health professionals in relation to managing the health and safety, and wellbeing of students and staff members in two different educational settings.

Join this session to identify the challenges facing the teaching and other staff working with children with special learning needs as well as in the higher education sector. The presenters will be giving an overview of how these challenges were addressed.

During this session, you'll be able to:

  • Know about best practice in relation to the challenges which the COVID-19 pandemic presented and how these were managed in two educational sectors
  • Understand and value effective team working whilst endeavouring to support employers with regards to innovative ways of maintaining work

A CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording. 

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This is a joint meeting between RSM's Occupational Medicine Section and the Faculty of Occupational Medicine.

This meeting is a part of the Occupational Medicine Section webinar series that will be broadcast weekly on Wednesday afternoons at 4pm.

If you would like to find out more about the series, please visit the Occupational Medicine Section homepage.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Key speakers

Lisa Watkins

Specialist Community Public Health Nurse, Orchard Hill College

Dr Robin Cordell

Consultant Occupational Physician, Cordell Health Ltd

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction

Professor Anne Harriss, President, Society of Occupational Health

The challenges of Covid -19 for a school for children with learning difficulties

Lisa Watkins, Lead Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner SCPHN at Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust

The challenges of Covid-19 within higher education

Dr Robin Cordell, Consultant Occupational Physician, Cordell Health Ltd

Questions and answers
Concluding remarks and close of webinars

Location

Online

Special rates for difficult times 

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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