Course Code: TT146 - Course Duration: 6 Hours

Health & social care staff taking baseline observations are required to show evidence that they have completed training and their competency to take and record basic clinical observations. This is a procedure being carried out by carers both in nursing and residential homes as well as across community-based settings.

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Why, when and how baseline 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.


Course Content

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology that relates to clinical observations
  • Learn about normal and abnormal baseline observations/vital signs
  • Understand the clinical significance of abnormal vital sign readings
  • Perform a range of clinical observations under supervision including:
  1. Pulse
  2. Blood pressure
  3. Temperature
  4. Respiratory rate
  5. Oxygen saturations
  6. (AVPU) Consciousness assessment
  • The NEWS scoring system
  • NEWS thresholds and triggers
  • NEWS observation chart

Course Assessment and Certification

The assessment is completed with simulated practical assessments and on successful completion of the training learners will be issued with a certificate of attendance which is valid for 2 years.


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Onsite Training for Basic Clinical Observations Training

This Basic Clinical Observations Training course and all of the Clinical Training Courses in our portfolio can be delivered onsite in most cities and surrounding areas in England, Wales and Scotland including:

  • Aberdeen
  • Bangor
  • Bath
  • Birmingham
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  • Wherever you are!