Clinical Skills for Healthcare Assistants

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Clinical Skills for Healthcare Assistants

This practical core skills-based training will equip delegates with essential theory and knowledge required to carry out basic observations of patients. This one-day course is aimed at beginners and healthcare assistants who are hoping to develop their role.

AIM

To provide clinical skills and an understanding of health screening, common tests, procedures and record keeping and its importance.

OBJECTIVES

  • Overview of clinical observations and how to effectively communicate with the patient before carrying out any procedure.
  • Identify good record keeping and consent.
  • Overview and demonstration of various basic observations.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course delegates should be able to:

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology that relates to clinical observations.
  • Effectively communicate with patient and demonstrate good record keeping.
  • Discuss normal and abnormal clinical observations and vital signs.
  • Understand the clinical significance of abnormal vital sign readings.
  • Perform a range of clinical observations under supervision including:
    • Blood pressure
    • Blood glucose testing
    • Pulse
    • Pulse oximetry
    • Respiration
    • Temperature
    • Urine test
    • Peak flow
    • Glasgow Coma Scale
    • Teaching inhaler techniques.

AIM

To provide clinical skills and an understanding of health screening, common tests, procedures and record keeping and its importance.

OBJECTIVES

  • Overview of clinical observations and how to effectively communicate with the patient before carrying out any procedure.
  • Identify good record keeping and consent.
  • Overview and demonstration of various basic observations.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course delegates should be able to:

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology that relates to clinical observations.
  • Effectively communicate with patient and demonstrate good record keeping.
  • Discuss normal and abnormal clinical observations and vital signs.
  • Understand the clinical significance of abnormal vital sign readings.
  • Perform a range of clinical observations under supervision including:
    • Blood pressure
    • Blood glucose testing
    • Pulse
    • Pulse oximetry
    • Respiration
    • Temperature
    • Urine test
    • Peak flow
    • Glasgow Coma Scale
    • Teaching inhaler techniques.

1 day, 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Kingsbridge Training Academy
  • 10 Falcon Way, Boucher Road
  • Belfast
  • Northern Ireland
  • BT12 6SQ
  • United Kingdom
  • PD hours: 6
  • £144.00 incl. VAT

1 day, 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Kingsbridge Training Academy
  • 10 Falcon Way, Boucher Road
  • Belfast
  • Northern Ireland
  • BT12 6SQ
  • United Kingdom
  • PD hours: 6
  • £144.00 incl. VAT

1 day, 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Kingsbridge Training Academy
  • 10 Falcon Way, Boucher Road
  • Belfast
  • Northern Ireland
  • BT12 6SQ
  • United Kingdom
  • PD hours: 6
  • £144.00 incl. VAT