Clinical Skills for Health Care Assistants London (3 days)

Wed Dec 04 2019 at 10:00 am to Fri Dec 06 2019 at 04:00 pm
10 FITZROY SQUARE, 10 FITZROY SQUARE, London, United Kingdom

10 FITZROY SQUARE, 10 FITZROY SQUARE, London, United Kingdom

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Annie Barr International
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Course Introduction

Our interactive Healthcare Assistant Clinical Skills course covers the fundamental theoretical and practical principles associated with being a Healthcare Assistant (HCA).

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.

Course Aims


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


Course Content


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

Medic*tion

Accountability

Boundaries

Law

Competence

Supervision

Communication

Psychological care

Safeguarding

Documentation and record keeping

Consultation styles


Who should attend / would be applicable?


HCAs


This course is tailored for HCAs working in general practice, primary or secondary health care settings and nursing homes.

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