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  • 13 Dec 2013 8:22 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Emergency Care in Remote Environments
    (Advanced)







    Course Type
    Classroom, Physical Learning.

    Duration
    5 Day Course

    Content
    This course will lead to a BTEC qualification awarded by Edexcel - Institute of Healthcare Development (IHCD - First Person on Scene).

    This five day intensive course is designed for those who work in remote areas and require advanced medical skills. You will be taught intermediate airway management, oxygen and medicine therapy, defibrillation, vehicle extrication and much more.  By the end of the course you will be in a position to provide advanced first aid and medical skills in remote environments around the world.  It includes scenarios throughout the course including a night scenario exercise. Delivered by an expert faculty you will be guided through the course and upon successful completion be awarded the Emergency Care in Remote Environments certificate, which is valid for 3 years more info.

    Certificate
    Physical

    Cost
    £525.00 Per Person


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  • 06 Dec 2013 5:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Education and Training Level 3 (AoFA) Award






    Course Type
    Classroom

    Duration
    5 Day Course

    Content
    The aim of the course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to achieve the AOFAQ Level 3Award in Education and Training. By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

    Explain the role and responsibilities of a teacher; Describe the importance of inclusive teaching and learning; Select a variety of teaching and learning approaches to meet the needs of students; Devise a teaching and learning plan; Deliver a teaching session on a subject in your specialism; Explain the different types of assessment; the principles of assessment in education and training.

    Course Details:
    Unit 1
    Understanding Roles, Responsibilities, and Relationships in education and training
    The role and responsibilities of teachers
    The Lifelong Learning Sector
    The Teaching role
    The Teaching and Learning Circle
    The Institute for Learning
    ATLS and QTLS
    Responsibities in Education and Training
    Skills and Attributes of a Teacher
    Generic Key Aspects of Legislation, Regulatory Requirements and Codes of Practice
    Equality and Diversity
    Equality Act 2010
    The Seven Types of Discrimination
    Promoting End of Life Care Decisions in the Classroom
    Icebreakers
    The Role of Icebreakers
    Identify and meet individual student needs
    Potential reasons for challenges, barriers, attitudes in Education and Training
    Signs of Challenges, Barriers, and Attitudes to Learning
    Meeting Individual Students Needs
    The Learning Environment
    Maintaining a Safe and Supportive Environment
    Ways to Maintain a Safe and Supportive Environment
    Using of Classroom Layouts
    Importance to Promote Appropriate Behaviour and Respect for Others
    Teaching and Other Professional Relationships
    Boundaries in Education and Training
    Boundaries between the Teacher and other Professional Roles
    Points of Referral to meet Individual Needs of Students

    Unit 2

    Understanding and using Inclusive teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training
    Inclusive Teaching
    Features of Inclusive Teaching and Learning
    Learning Retention: Pike (1989)
    Kold(1984) Four Stage Experimental Learning Cycle
    Vark(Fleming, 2005)
    Honey and Mumford
    The Peter Principle
    Teaching Practical Skills: EDIP
    Tuckman’s 1965 & 1975: Theory on Group Formation
    Teaching and Learning Approaches

    Unit 3
    Types of Assessment
    The Purpose of Assessment
    The Assessment Cycle
    Constructive Feedback
    Record Keeping
    Tips for Keeping Record

    Certificate
    Physical

    Cost


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  • 06 Dec 2013 5:06 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    The Emergency Response Driver Course






    Course Type
    Classroom, Driving.

    Duration
    5 Day Course

    Content
    The Emergency driver course is an accredited course. It has been designed for to give those involved in pre-hospital care, who require the knowledge and skills to drive in response to an emergency. This includes those acting as a driver at events, those employed in a private ambulance service. The course will provide the vital skills and knowledge to ensure the safety of those travelling in an ambulance or response vehicle either on or off the road.

    It is a 5 day course. Spread over two sessions to allow the candidate to become familiar with the driving system.

    Course Pre-Requisites
    The delegate must have reached 21 years of age prior to the commencement of the course and held a full UK driving licence for a minimum of 3 years. If the person has any motoring convictions then please discuss with the trainer prior to enrolling on the course.

    Course Aims and Objectives

    By the end of the course the delegate will be able to:
    • Assess the need to use blue lights
    • Drive in a progressive manner in a variety of conditions
    • Drive using the “Roadcraft” system of control

    Accreditation and Certification
    The course is accredited by the AoFAQ and refresher training should be conducted three yearly with yearly updates.

    Course Details

    • Knowledge of the laws and rules of the highway code
    • Assessing the need to use blue lights
    • Safe emergency driving
    • Driver attitude
    • Observation skills
    • Use of the roadcraft system of driving
    • The law and the use of blue lights
    • Reversing and manoeuvring

    Certificate
    Physical

    Cost


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  • 06 Dec 2013 5:03 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults






    Course Type
    Classroom

    Duration
    1 Day Course

    Content
    Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adult Course is to provide the candidates with the underpinning knowledge to support them and their organisation with responsibilities to protect vulnerable adults in the health and social care setting.

    By the end of the session, the candidates will be able to:
    Describe the term “safeguarding”; State who is vulnerable from abuse; State reasons where abuse could happen; Define the term “dignity”; and State the role of the Disclosure and Barring Service.
    • Introduction to abuse in health and social care
    • What is a Vulnerable Adults?
    • What is Safeguarding?
    • Who are Vulnerable?
    • Where can abuse happen?
    • Who may be the Abuser? Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adult
    • Dignity in Safeguarding
    • Definition of Abuse
    • Definition of Significant Harm
    • Situations when vulnerable adults may be abused at home
    • Situations when abuse could have in care setting Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adult
    • The Role of Disclosure and Barring Service
    • The Different Types of Abuse
    • Types of Abuse and their Possible indicators
    • Alerting and Reporting Suspected Abuse
    • Employer and Employees Responsibilities Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adult
    • Whistleblowing
    • Making a Referral
    • Responding to a Disclosure


    Certificate
    Physical

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  • 06 Dec 2013 5:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Safeguarding Children and Young People in England and Wales






    Course Type
    Classroom

    Duration
    1 Day Course

    Content
    The aim of the course is to provide the learners with the underpinning knowledge to safeguard
    children and young people in the workplace.

    By the end of the course, the candidates will be able to:
    Understand the role of safeguarding children and young people in England and Wales; Understand the different types of abuse and how to recognise them; Understand the key principles of legislation which protects children and young people in England and Wales; Understand the process for reporting suspected child abuse.

    • The Role of Safeguarding Children and Young People in England and Wales
    • CASES ON NOTABLE FAILINGS IN THE SAFEGUARDING OF CHILDREN RESULTED IN TRAGIC DEATH
    • Facts about Child Abuse
    • Statistics on the number of children on child protection registers in the UK
    • The Age of a Child for Safeguarding Purposes
    • The term ”Child Abuse”
    • Why children and young people must be protected?
    • The different types of abuse and how to recognise them
    • The four categories of abuse
    • Statistics on the category of abuse
    • Recognition features of abuse
    • Summary of Abuse
    • Potential effects of Abuse
    • Safeguarding Children and Young People Legislation
    • The Children Act 1989
    • The Children Act 2004
    • United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
    • Protection of Children Act 1999
    • The Role of Disclosure and Barring Service
    • The Role of Social Services
    • The Role of Local Safeguarding Children’s Boards (LSCB)
    • The Process for Reporting Suspected Child Abuse
    • Barriers to Children and Adults Reporting Concerns
    • Reasons why Child abuse should be reported
    • Information Required to Report Suspected Child Abuse
    • The Process Followed After the Report
    • The Key Principles of Information Sharing
    • The Actions to be Taken in the Event of a Disclosure
    • The NSPCC

    Certificate
    Physical

    Cost


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  • 06 Dec 2013 4:59 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Food Safety Level 2 Award






    Course Type
    Classroom

    Duration
    1 Day Course

    Content
    The aim of the course is to provide the candidates the underpinning knowledge to operate in the food catering environment safely. By the end of the course, the candidates will be able to: Understand how individuals can take personal responsibility for food safety; understand the importance of keeping him/herself clean and hygienic; understand the importance of keeping the work areas clean and hygienic; understand the importance of keeping food safe.


    Certificate
    Physical

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  • 06 Dec 2013 4:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Principles and Practices of Manual Handling






    Course Type
    Classroom

    Duration
    1 Day Course

    Content
    Principles of Manual Handling The aim of the course is to provide the candidates with the up to date knowledge and skills in the safe principles of manual handling in the workplace. By the end of the course, they will be able to understand the reasons for safe manual handling, understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety, understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety and be able to apply safe Principles of Manual Handling

    • The reasons for safe manual handling
    • What is Manual Handling?
    • Facts about manual handling
    • Typical manual handling hazards
    • Workplace Accidents: common manual handling injuries
    • Types of Potential injuries and ill health associated Principles of Manual Handling
    • Incorrect manual handling
    • ”The Spine”
    • Role of the spine
    • Employers duties Principles of Manual Handling
    • The Health and Safety at Work Act Etc 1974 (HASAWA)
    • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
    • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
    • Employees Duties
    • Consequences for Non-Compliance Principles of Manual Handling
    • Manual Handling Risk Assessment
    • Terms: Hazard and Risk
    • Risk Assessment Process
    • Recording Manual Handling Risk Assessment
    • The Principles of Risk Control in manual Handling
    • Safe movement principles
    • Types of Equipment for Manual Handling
    • Testing, Servicing and Examination of Lifting Equipment
    • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (1998)
    • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (1998)
    • Practice of Safe Manual Handling Principles

    Certificate
    Physical

    Cost


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  • 06 Dec 2013 4:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Emergency First Aid at Work (level 2)






    Course Type
    Classroom

    Duration
    1 Day

    Content
    Emergency First Aid At Work Course is to provide the candidates with in depth knowledge and skills necessary to carry out the duties of a workplace emergency first aider until professional help arrives. Practical skills on Resuscitation, Management of Unconscious Casualty and Management of Severe Bleeding will be demonstrated by the trainer and the trainees at the end of the session. Emergency First Aid At Work

    • What is First Aid?
    • The Aims of a First Aider Emergency First Aid At Work
    • Roles
    • Infection Control
    • Consent
    • Documentation
    • RIDDOR(1995)
    • Equipment used (First Aid Box)
    • Casualty Management
    • The Action Plan ”DRSABCD”
    • Action Plan: Responsive Breathing Casualty
    • Secondary Survey
    • Action Plan: Non Responsive Breathing Casualty Emergency First Aid At Work
    • Recovery Position
    • Seizure and its Treatment
    • Febrile Convulsion
    • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Emergency First Aid At Work
    • Defibrillator: Use of AED
    • Infant and Child CPR
    • Adult Choking
    • Infant Choking
    • Wound and Bleeding
    • Wounds, Cuts and Grazes
    • Types of Bleeding
    • Shock and its Treatment
    • Bruising, Minor Burns and Scalds
    • Small Splinters

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    Physical

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  • 06 Dec 2013 4:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    First Aid at Work






    Course Type
    Classroom

    Duration
    3 Day Course

    Content
    To provide the candidates with the knowledge and skills necessary to carry out the duties of a workplace first aider until professional help arrives. Practical skills on Resuscitation, Management of Unconscious Casualty and Management of Severe Bleeding will be demonstrated by the trainer and the trainees at the end of the session.

    Day 1
    • What is First Aid?
    • The Aims of a First Aider
    • Roles
    • Infection Control
    • Consent
    • Documentation
    • RIDDOR(1995)
    • Equipment used (First Aid Box)
    • Casualty Management
    • The Action Plan ”DRSABCD”
    • Action Plan:Responsive Breathing Casualty
    • Secondary Survey
    • Action Plan: Non Responsive Breathing Casualty First Aid At Work
    • Recovery Position
    • Seizure and its Treatment
    • Febrile Convulsion
    • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
    • Defibrillator: Use of AED
    • Infant and Child CPR
    • Adult Choking
    • Infant Choking
    • Wound and Bleeding First Aid At Work
    • Wounds, Cuts and Grazes
    • Types of Bleeding
    • Shock and its Treatment
    • Bruising, Minor Burns and Scalds
    • Small Splinters

    Day 2
    • Casualty History First Aid At Work
    • Causes, Classification, Symptoms of Fractures
    • Treatment for Upper and Lower Limb Fracture and Use of Sling
    • Signs and Symptoms of Soft Tissue Injuries and its Treatment
    • Dislocations and its Treatment
    • Head Injuries
    • Concussion
    • Compression
    • Sign and Symptoms of Fractured Skull: Racoon Eyes & Battle’s Sign First Aid At Work
    • Treatment of Head Injuries
    • Spinal Injuries, Signs and Symptoms and treatment
    • Chest Injuries, Signs and Symptoms and treatment
    • Penetrating Chest Wound
    • Severe Burns and Scalds
    • Denaturation
    • Types,Measurement and General Treatment of Burns First Aid At Work
    • Minor Eye Injuries and Treatment
    • Sudden Poisoning, Signs and Symptoms and Treatment


    Day 3
    • Anaphylaxis
    • Heart Attack (CVA)
    • Stroke: Act F.A.S.T
    • Non Convulsive Seizures
    • Convulsive Seizures
    • Asthma
    • Hypoglycaemia

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  • 06 Dec 2013 4:22 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation






    Course Type
    Classroom

    Duration
    1 Day Course

    Content
    This Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation training session is both theory and practically based that aims to expand the knowledge and skills of candidate in performing CPR to emergency cases and using the AED in acute and critical situation with a casualty. This is a recommended training course in accordance with the Resuscitation Council (UK) Basic Life Support Guidelines 2010 and in accordance with the Resuscitation Council (UK) AED Guidelines 2010.

    Automated External Defibrillators are the latest, most important, advancement in sudden cardiac arrest response. They are amazing little gadgets that pretty much anyone can operate with little AED training and they are popping up all over the place, from schools to churches to health clubs to homes.
    • What is A.E.D?
    • Importance of AED
    • The Chain of Survival
    • The Primary Survey: DRSABCD
    • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
    • Use of Defibrillator
    • Secondary Survey
    • Action Plan Responsive Casualty
    • Action Plan Non Responsive
    • Casualty Recovery Position
    • ”The Heart”
    • Heart Attack/Sudden Cardiac Arrest
    • Ventricular Fibrillation
    • A.E.D in Children
    • Statistics
    • Aftercare
    • Maintenance& Accessories


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