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Cardiac Care Essentials for HCAs

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 8 - Price: £0.00

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

Course Overview

Aimed specifically at health care support workers (HCSW/HCA's) working with patients who have a cardiac condition. The course will develop knowledge and skills and will appeal to those who want to enhance the quality of care delivered by the wider team.


"Excellent tutor, all questions answered, easy to understand."


"I feel as though it's helped improve my knowledge lots. Excellent course!"


Past course delegates, July  2015 


Course Content

Understanding what is Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Basic anatomy and physiology

Causes of CAD

Signs and symptoms

Treatment rationale

Haemodynamics - the importance of accurate recording and reporting

  • Pulse
  • Blood pressure
  • Saturations
  • Respiratory rate

Principals of the 12 lead ECG

Common arrhythmias workshop

Chest pain assessment

Early Warning Scoring (EWS)

What is Situation Background Assessment and Recommendation (SBAR) and how it can be used

Course Aims and Outcomes

Develop essential knowledge and appropriate skills in the quality treatment and management of the patient with CAD.

Course Attended By

Course Venues and Prices

    This course is now only provided In-House for groups of people. Please contact us for a quote and further details on: or phone: 017687 73030.

Back Catalogue

Professionals training professionals

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

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099

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