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Skills Training for HCAs Working in GP Surgeries

Duration: 2 Day(s)
CPD Hours: 16
Start Time: 09:15
End Time: 16:30

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

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

AIMS AND OUTCOMES

 

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

ATTENDED BY

  • Healthcare Assistants

COURSE VENUES / PRICES

London

Venue to be confirmed
18/06/2024 - 19/06/2024
£ 290.00
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Manchester

Venue to be confirmed
22/07/2024 - 23/07/2024
£ 290.00
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