Clinical Observations- (£45 per person)

Clinical Observations

Course duration ½ day Designed for Healthcare Assistants who are looking to improve their medical skills and knowledge and will enable them ... [ + read more ]
[ - hide course description ]

Course duration

½ day

Designed for Healthcare Assistants who are looking to improve their medical skills and knowledge and will enable them to be

employed within hospital environments.

Why, when and how observations are conducted, the normal range for each observation and how to record as well as action to

be taken outside the range are also covered.

Observations covered include: temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, blood sugar levels,

observations of specimens, neurological observations, and how to care for an unconscious patient. A detailed and most

invaluable course.

 

Course Summary

This course covers such topics as:

 

• Physical observations - look, listen, feel & smell

• Vital signs - temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, SPO2, BM & Glasgow Coma Scale

• Specimens - urine, stool, vomit & sputum

• Care of an unconscious patient

• Practice conducting vital signs

• Record keeping

• ‘Track & Trigger’ systems

 

Teaching Methods

This course will be delivered by a variety of teaching methods including: presentations; case studies; small group discussion;

whole group discussion; individual work; practical demonstration; practical exercise

 

Duration

This course runs for approximately Four hours and is available as a morning or afternoon session.

Assessment

• Formative

• Practical

 

You may also be interested in the following which are available on this website

• Palliative Care

• Recording & Report Writing

• Pressure Area Care

• Person Centred Care P

 

Trainer:  Trained Trainer Qualified Nurse

Olease contact nottingham@matchoptions.co.uk or  call 0115 901 7504

 

Please choose a centre/date:

view centre locations
Centre Date Duration Price  
Sorry, no dates available at the moment.