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Discovering AHPs – webinar recordings are available now

20th August 2020

Our summer webinars have now come to an end.

If you missed them, don’t worry…you can now watch some of our webinar recordings below. We’re also announcing new webinars this autumn…so keep a look out!

Introduction to allied health professions webinar recordings

When people think of clinical careers in the NHS, the first thing that springs to mind is of Doctors and Nurses, however there are so many other options available.  Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) are a family of healthcare practitioners that work to ensure adults and children can live the fullest lives possible by helping them live with or recover from health problems. 

The following webinar recordings are designed for students years 7 – 13 and will provide participants with an overview of the 15 AHPs, the benefits of being an AHP and answer any questions that students may have. 

Creating a Back up Plan to Medicine webinar recording

Courses such as medicine are incredibly popular with students and where there is popularity there is competition. With as many as 10 applicants for every one place at a medical school, medicine is one of the most competitive courses in the UK. This is why it is important to have a backup plan in place and to consider the Allied health professions. This webinar focuses on helping you create a plan covering key considerations, and introducing a number of possible alternative clinical roles where you will still be able to make a difference to patients’ lives.

A Teacher and Advisers’ Guide to the Allied Health Professions webinar recording

Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) are healthcare practitioners that work to ensure adults and children can live the fullest lives possible by helping them live with or recover from health problems. This webinar recording is designed for teachers and career advisors and those considering changes in careers and will provide participants with an overview of the 15 professions, the benefits of being an AHP and offer some considerations relevant to mature and career change students.

Discovering Podiatry webinar recording

This webinar recording is designed for all students interested in learning about an exciting career in Podiatry.

Podiatrists are specialists in conditions of the lower limb and they belong to the job family called the Allied Health Professions. They play a key role in reducing pain and helping people maintain their mobility and independence, and in many cases the focus of their role is also preventative.

Discovering Prosthetics and Orthotics webinar recording

Are you interested in a career that is the “make” in “make a difference”?

Can you solve problems and design the real-world solution?

Want a career that uses design, technology, bionics, high tech materials and engineering solutions?

This webinar recording is designed for all students interested in learning about an exciting career in Prosthetics and Orthotics.

Discovering Orthoptics webinar recording

This webinar covers the role of an Orthoptist, conditions they will treat and the routes to becoming an Orthoptist. Orthoptists are the experts in diagnosing and treating defects in eye movement and problems with how the eyes work together, called binocular vision. These can be caused by issues with the muscles around the eyes or defects in the nerves enabling the brain to communicate with the eyes.

This webinar is designed for all students interested in learning about an exciting career in Orthoptics and Vision Science.

A Mature Student & Career Changer’s Guide to the Allied Health Professions webinar recordings

“When people think of clinical careers in the NHS, the first thing that springs to mind is of Doctors and Nurses, however there are so many other options available.  Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) are a family of healthcare practitioners that work to ensure adults and children can live the fullest lives possible by helping them live with or recover from health problems.  There are a number of benefits to being an AHP notably they are well-paid and have flexible working making them family friendly careers.

This webinar is designed for mature students and those considering changes in careers and will provide participants with an overview of the 15 AHPs. We explain course fees and grants available, as well as the NHS salaries scale and routes to study.  Throughout we highlight key considerations relevant to mature and career change students. 

A Parent & Carer’s Guide to the Allied Health Professions webinar recording

Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) are healthcare practitioners that work to ensure adults and children can live the fullest lives possible by helping them live with or recover from health problems. This webinar is designed for parents and carers and will provide participants with an overview of the 15 professions, the benefits of being an AHP and answer any questions that they have so they are in a good position to help advise their children.

Check back for more updates as we will be publishing more of our webinar recordings and other resources soon.

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