This course for trainee cervical sample takers (smear takers) provides an introduction to all aspects of the NHS Cervical Screening Programme. It is suitable for registered nurses or doctors currently working in general practice, reproductive and sexual health clinics or colposcopy clinics.
This is a half-day update training course for experienced cervical liquid-based cytology sample takers (smear takers). The update includes sessions to discuss current changes in the NHSCSP and introduction of new policies with interactive quizzes and case studies.
PDI Online is an online training initiative aimed at health professionals who require a cervical sample takerâ€™s updates. It conforms to NHS Cancer Screening Programme standards 2006) and is updated at least every six months
â€‹This course conforms to national standards.This course is a requirement for any registered health professional who wishes to be trained in taking cervical samples. PDI is a CCG approved training provider , so you can be assured that the course is delivered to the required standard.