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Skills Training for HCSWs Working in GP Surgeries

Duration: 2 Days - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 16 - Price: £270.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

Practical core skills training based course underpinned with essential theory and knowledge. Aimed at healthcare assistants who need to develop their role.

 

"Excellent, very helpful! I learnt a lot - thanks!"

"Fantastic tutor, very well prepared with excellent knowledge. Thank-you!"

"Best M&K course I have attended! :-)"

Past course delegates, June 2016

Course Content

The impact of modern lifestyles on health

New patient registration and health checks

Understanding and applied physiology of

  • Coronary heart disease
  • Diabetes - hypo and hyperglycaemia
  • Renal disease
  • Asthma and COPD
  • Overview of spirometry
  • Womens and mens health
  • Mental health
  • Health screening, common tests and procedures
  • Record keeping and its importance

Practical workshops on:

Understanding and accurately recording

  • Blood pressure
  • Pulse
  • Respiration
  • Temperature
  • Urine tests
  • Blood glucose and cholesterol testing
  • Peak flow
  • Teaching Inhaler techniques/promoting concordance with inhaler use
  • Glasgow Coma Scoring

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • Understand the management of commonly presenting medical conditions and the significance of recording accurate diagnostic investigations.

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Course Venues and Prices

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M&K Update Ltd, The Old Bakery, St Johns Steet, Keswick, Cumbria, CAI2 5AS.

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099
Email: enquiries@mkupdate.co.uk

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