Healthcare Assistants working in NHS and Private sector hospitals and clinics are now required to show evidence that they have completed training and their competency to take and record basic clinical observations. This is also a procedure being carried out by carers in nursing homes and residential homes.
This Basic Clinical Observations training has been designed for Healthcare Assistants who are looking to improve their medical skills and knowledge and will enable them to be employed within hospital environments.Info & Booking Enquiry
Why, when and how 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.
- Understand the anatomy and physiology that relates to clinical observations
- Learn about normal and abnormal clinical observations/vital signs
- Understand the clinical significance of abnormal vital sign readings
- Perform a range of clinical observations under supervision including:
- Blood pressure
- Respiratory rate
- Oxygen saturations
- (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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Tidal Training provide onsite face to face healthcare training to large and small group organisations and across the United Kingdom. Our tutors will travel to your workplace or choice of venue and deliver training at a time and date which fits in with your organisations work commitments. If you require training outside of normal working hours we will be more than happy to support you.
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