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Sensible CPD: Skills Training for Health Care Assistants in General Practice

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Monday, 10 October 2016 at 09:00 - Tuesday, 11 October 2016 at 16:00 (BST)

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Skills Training for Health Care Assistants in General Practice


Time : 10-11th October - 09h00 -16h00 Cost : £250.00 for 2 days

Awarding institution/body: Belmatt Ltd Teaching institution Belmatt Healthcare Trainers D

Day 1 09h00 -12h00

  • Core Learning Overview consent and capacity
  • Confidentiality and Caldicott guidelines
  • New patient check
  • Giving results on the phone
  • Health screening tests
  • Taking a smoking and alcohol history
  • Communication Equality and Diversity Record keeping and its importance

 

13h00 -16h00

Skills Understanding and accurately recording • Blood pressure • Pulse • Respiration • Temperature • Urine tests • Blood glucose

Day 2 09h00 -12h00 - Respiratory

  • Respiratory QOF Overview of COPD and Asthma
  • Anatomy and physiology of the the lungs and respiration
  • Factors affecting normal lung function
  • Common respiratory conditions and their terminology
  • Identifying common signs and symptoms associated with respiratory conditions
  • Conditions that may be associated with breathlessness
  • What is an exacerbation of a condition
  • Spirometry - What is it and why is it performed?
  • Care and use of spirometry equipment and Interpreting results
  • Routine tests and blood testing
  • Drugs used to treat respiratory conditions 
  • Inhaler delivery systems
  • Management of asthma and COPD

 

13h00-16h00- Diabetes

  •  Understanding diabetes and common symptoms
  • Taking Weight, BMI, waist circumference ratio
  • Urine Dipstick
  • QOF indicators and diabetes
  • NICE guidelines
  • Blood results and what they can show
  • Blood glucose control and measurement
  • How to recognize signs of vascular disease and neuropathic conditions
  • Foot examination
  • Recognising hypoglycaemia and its treatment and management

(Please note) Attendance of this course offers only a certification of attendance and not competence to practice.There is a competency document that can be completed by students in their clinical environment. A suitably qualified mentor identified by the healthcare professional in their organisation or placement can sign off this document. The decision to grant competence is made between mentor and healthcare assistant

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St George's Hospital
Blackshaw Rd
Tooting
sw17 oqt
United Kingdom

Monday, 10 October 2016 at 09:00 - Tuesday, 11 October 2016 at 16:00 (BST)


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Sensible CPD

Sensible Staffing, a Pario Group company, is a specialist recruitment business providing expertise and staffing solutions across a range of recruitment sectors and industries.

We have dedicated teams that are experts in sourcing and placing talented people, focusing on our areas of recruitment practice; ‘health & social care’ ‘scientific & technical’ ‘commercial & industrial’ ‘admin & finance’ ‘executive search’ 


We deliver a sensible approach to specialist recruitment...

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