HCA Clinical Skills and Long Term Conditions Training

What topics are covered by the course?

Roles, responsibilities and accountability
Health screening, including risks
Health promotion and patient self-management
Respiratory system and care
Asthma
COPD
Dementia
Diabetes
Blood glucose monitoring
Coronary/Ischaemic Heart Disease
Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
Blood pressure monitoring
Pulse
Hypertension
Stroke
12 lead ECGs
The importance of temperature
Pulse oximetry
Urinalysis and FOB
Smoking cessation
Fluid balance
Medication
Accountability
Boundaries
Law
Competence
Supervision
Communication
Psychological care
Safeguarding
Documentation and record keeping
Consultation styles

Who should attend?

This course is tailored to Health Care Assistants working in general practice, primary or secondary health care settings and nursing homes.

What will I be able to do on completion?

Explore and understand the role of the health care assistant.
Understand the importance of safe clinical practice.
Comprehensively cover the fundamental skills applicable to health care assistants.

How will I be assessed?

The course will involve informal in-course assessments and group work.

HCAs are vital to the healthcare economy and a valuable part of any healthcare team. Therefore, highly specific and relevant quality training is of vital importance. Covering a range of clinical skills and topics such as long-term conditions, accountability, supervision and legal frameworks, our essential HCA training course is ideal for those that are either new to the role or looking to strengthen their practice.

This course is highly interactive and involves practical workshops.

Our Clinical Skills training has a recommendation rate of 100% and is accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners. On completion, delegates will be awarded with a certificate of attendance and 18 CPD points.

All Annie Barr Associates clinical courses are led by trainers who are qualified healthcare professionals with a wealth of clinical and teaching experience. Non-clinical courses are delivered by suitably qualified and experienced professionals who are experts on the subject matter.

Please note: This is a three day course. Delegates are asked to arrive at the venue for registration at 9.30am each day. The training will take place from 10.00am - 4.00pm.

Guide Price: 429


Outwood
Lancaster
Wakefield
Delivery: Classroom
Category: Health & Medical »
Duration: 3 Days
Qualification: RCGP accredited certificate of attendance and 18 CPD points.

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