Clinical Observations Training

Clinical Observations Training

CPD Points 12 | Duration 2 Days | £239.00 per delegate

Course Introduction

This course is for those starting out in health care settings. It’s a basic course in clinical observations and the theory behind this. It’s excellent for those working in primary care, hospitals or care homes. This course is highly practical. Delegates should be prepared to practice clinical observations throughout this course. We don’t cover chronic diseases in this programme. This course is a good follow on course after the care certificate or can be combined with the care certificate. You will leave with a competency workbook to take back to your workplace and work with your mentor or assessor in practice.

This course is accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners

Course Aims

  • To develop an understanding of the importance of clinical observations
  • To understand the theory of clinical observations
  • To develop the skills to enable to practice clinical observations and use this in the workplace

Course Content

  • Importance of early identification of patients at risk
  • Monitoring and assessment
  • Clinical knowledge
  • Vital signs
  • Baseline assessments
  • BP
  • Pulse
  • Temperature
  • Oxygen levels
  • Respiratory rate
  • Blood sugar
  • Normal and abnormal
  • What does it mean?
  • Measurements what do they mean?
  • Equipment used
  • How to use equipment
  • Causes and stress impact on health
  • Hypotension/hypertension
  • Breathing
  • Common conditions
  • Heart Rates and abnormalities what they mean
  • Factors affecting results

Who should attend / would be applicable?

  • HCAs
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