3121 Incontinence Assessments

3121 Incontinence Assessments

Course Aim

This course is aimed at nurses and senior health care workers who support patients and clients with Urinary Continence.

This course is aimed at nurses and senior health care workers with the responsibility to carry out assessments.

Learners are to undertake written and practical assessment.

Course Content

On successful completion of this course the learner will be qualified to:

  • Be updated on incontinence care and management
  • Understand the basic anatomy of the urinary system
  • Know why and when a continence assessment should be implemented
  • How to complete a continence assessment and all the tools involved
  • Understand continence management and equipment
  • How to ordering equipment
  • Practical session on documentation
  • Written questions to test the knowledge of the learner

Course Duration

4 hours

Number of Delegates

Maximum 12

Price: £42 (inc. VAT)

3120 Safe Administration of Rectal Medication

3120 Safe Administration of Rectal Medication

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to give learners the knowledge required to safely administer medication via rectum to treat medical conditions

This course is aimed at Registered Nurses and health and social care workers who support people in care homes or in the community to safely administer rectal medication

Course Content

  • Anatomy and physiology of the elimination system (Bowel)
  • Awareness of bowel conditions and disease which may need rectal medication as treatment
  • Types of medication that can be used
  • Demonstration of safe practice of administration into manakin
  • Opportunity to practice and undertake a competency assessment

Course Duration

1/2 Day (3 Hours)

Number of Delegates

Maximum 15

Price: £42 (inc. VAT)

3106 Intravenous (IV) Drug Administration

3106 Intravenous (IV) Drug Administration

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to give learners with the knowledge and skills to safely administer prescribed intravenous medicines in accordance with national, professional and organisational requirements.

It will prepare learners to undertake supervised practical assessment of  administering intravenous medicines in the workplace.  The course is a blend of theory and practical and covers the principles of safe intravenous medicines administration, legal aspects of medicine management, recognition and management of adverse reactions, records management, and drug calculations.

Learners are to undertake practical assessment through the course, which will be followed by supervised practical assessment in the work place using the assessment tool provided.

Course Content

  • Principles of drug administration.
  • Preparation and administration of intravenous drugs.
  • Principles of asepsis and complications – Aseptic non touch technique (ANTT).
  • Medicine calculations – Test your knowledge.
  • Recognition and first line management of adverse reactions including anaphylaxis.
  • Legal and professional requirements.
  • Records management.
  • Practical administration of intravenous medicines and controlled drugs.
  • Management of intravenous sites.
  • Accountability and legal aspects of IV administration.
  • Individual assessment of competence.

 Course Duration

1 Day (6 Hours)

Number of Delegates

Maximum 8

Price: £78 (inc. VAT)

3105 Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)

3105 Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to give learners the skills and knowledge required to safely maintain and manage an in situ PICC line.

This course is aimed at nurses who support a person with an in-situ PICC line.   It teaches them carer to regognise when the system is not operating correctly, how the PICC is to be correctly managed and stresses the importance of good hygiene and skilled care.

Learners are to undertake written assessment.

Course Content

On successful completion of this course the learner will be qualified to:

  • Operate within the legal boundaries with regard to maintaining the health and safety of the patient or client.
  • Types of devices.
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Infection control.
  • After care of line.
  • Trouble shooting.

Course Duration

½ Day (3 Hours)

Number of Delegates

Maximum 9

PRICE: £78 (inc VAT)

3103 Oxygen Administration

3103 Oxygen Administration

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to give learners the knowledge required to safely administer oxygen therapy to individuals via mask or nasal specula

This course is aimed at Registered Nurses and senior care workers supporting people in care homes and community who require oxygen therapy

Course Content

  • Anatony and Physiology of the respiratory system
  • Awareness of prevalent lung conditions that may indicate use of Oxygen therapy
  • Awareness of the components of oxygen delivery systems
  • Roles and responsibilities of person responsible for maintaining safe use of O2
  • Care of Oxygen equipment
  • Care of the person receiving oxygen therapy

Course Duration

1/2 Day (3 Hours)

Number of Delegates

Maximum 15

Price: £42 (inc VAT)

3102 Pain Management

3102 Pain Management

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to give learners the knowledge required to assess and care for people with acute and chronic pain

This course is aimed at Registered Nurses, Senior carers responsible for monitoring and assessing clients in respect of pain management

Course Content

  • Understanding the different types of pain
  • Psychological, Physical and Social effects that pain has on an Individual
  • Accredited Tools for Pain Assessment
  • Pain Control
  • Different types of Analgesia in pain management
  • Pain management for End of Life Care

Course Duration

1/2 Day (3 Hours)

Number of Delegates

Maximum 12

Price: £42 (inc. VAT)

3093 Advanced Wound Care

3093 Advanced Wound Care

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to give learners further knowledge and skills required to recognise different types of wound and to carry out the correct physical treatment and psychological intervention that may be required.

This course is suitable for qualified nurses, managers and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of wounds.

Learners are to undertake written assessment.

Course Contents

On successful completion of this course the learner will be qualified to:

  • Recognise the anatomy and physiology of the skin and deep tissues.
  • Understand the functions of the skin.
  • Recognise the Five categories of wounds.
  • Recognise the classification of wounds.
  • To be able to undertake a patient assessment.
  • To be able to apply the correct type of dressing.
  • To recognise pressure ulcers.
  • To understand the importance of diet and nutrition.
  • To know when to refer.

Course Duration

1 Day (6 hours)

Number of Delegates

Maximum 12

Price: £78 (inc. VAT)

3091 Syringe Driver

3091 Syringe Driver

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to give learners the knowledge and skills required to use a Syringe Pump safely following current medical procedures.  This course is aimed at nurses and appropriate healthcare professionals who are responsible for using the pump as part of their duties.

Learners are to undertake practical and written assessment.  Assessment is based on continuous observation during the skills training session and individual assessment of knowledge and understanding.

Course Content

On successful completion of this course the learner will be qualified to:

  • Use the T34 infusion device & understand the indications for use.
  • To use and set up the device.
  • To understand the correct rate settings & calculations.
  • To know the procedures for commencing, monitoring and stopping the device.
  • To know how to remove and disposal of equipment.
  • Understand the procedure in the event of patient death.
  • Understand care and maintenance.
  • Understand common problems and trouble shooting.
  • Understand records management and monitoring.
  • To know the principles of drug calculations.

Course Duration

½ Day (3 Hours)

Number of Delegates

Maximum 9

Price: £78 (inc. VAT)

3086 Medication – Advanced

3086 Medication - Advanced

Course Aims

This workshop builds on the ‘Safe Handling of Medication’ workshop and is aimed at nurses and seniors responsible for administering medication. The course recaps on the types of medications used in health and social care and looks at the effects medications can have on an individual, using the correct terminology for these.

It will focus on the ageing process, from a brief look at the neonate stage through to a more in depth focus on old age.  There will be information on the impact that medications can have on the various organs in the body and how to identify some of these changes.

The workshop goes on to explain the adverse drug reactions experienced by some individuals and gives an insight into how drugs can interact with each other.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand how body organs can be affected by medication
  • Definition of selected medical and technical terms
  • Explain the Ageing Process and identify what effects and impact it has on medication (Workshop to look at the ageing process and medications in groups)
  • Describe the term ‘Adverse Drug Reactions’ (ADR’s)
  • Describe the two types of ADRs and their differences
  • Define and understand drug interactions.

Course Duration

1 Day (6 Hours)

Price: £78 (inc. VAT)

3083 Diabetes with Insulin (Trained Nurses Only)

3083 Diabetes with Insulin (Trained Nurses Only)

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to give learners the basic knowledge and skills required to care for people with diabetes including the administration of insulin.

This course is aimed at heath and social care workers and healthcare professionals with a responsibility to provide care or support to people who have diabetes.  It will give the worker the knowledge and understanding to recognise the different signs and symptoms of diabetes and the skills required to administer insulin, deal with a diabetic emergency in a timely and effective manner.

Learners are to undertake written and practical assessment.

Course Content

On successful completion of this course the learner will be qualified to:

  • Operate within the legal boundaries with regard to caring for a person with diabetes.
  • Know the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
  • Understand and recognise the possible risk factors and possible complications.
  • Recognise the signs, symptoms and treatments of the disease.
  • Manage diabetes with dietary recommendations and medication including insulin
  • Reduce risk factors and how to monitoring urinalysis and blood glucose.
  • Recognise and treat hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia.
  • Understand how to comply with company policy and procedure

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to give learners the knowledge required to administer prescribed insulin to people who have diabetes.

Course Duration

1/2 Day (4 Hours)

Number of Delegates

Max 15

PRICE: £54 (INC VAT)

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