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  • 25 Oct 2013 7:58 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Paediatric Illness Recognition & Management






    Course Type
    Classroom Learning

    Duration
    3 Day Course

    Content
    An intense 3 day course taught by an experienced advanced practitioner. This course teaches students how to rapidly access and manage an unwell child in the pre-hospital environment.

    Certificate
    Physical

    Cost
    £350.00

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  • 25 Oct 2013 7:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Recognising The Unwell & Septic Adult






    Course Type
    Classroom Learning


    Duration
    8 Hour Course

    Content

    Learn how to rapidly recognise and treat a critically unwell and septic adult. An intense course taught by a leading advanced practitioner and paramedic lecturer

    Certificate
    Physical

    Cost
    £150.00

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  • 25 Oct 2013 7:42 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Advanced Medical Life Support  NAEMT






    Course Type
    Classroom Learning


    Duration
    2 Day Course

    Content
    AMLS emphasises the use of scene size-up, history, interactive group discussion on potential treatment strategies, and physical exam to systematically rule out and consider possibilities and probabilities in treating patients’ medical crises.

    The course offers an initial assessment-based approach that progresses to a diagnostic-based approach to quickly develop the best treatment plan

    Certificate
    Physical

    Cost
    £325.00

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  • 25 Oct 2013 7:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Minor Injury Assessment & Management






    Course Type
    Classroom Learning


    Suitability
    An Intense 3 day course, teaching the student a variety of skills and techniques to recognising, assessing and managing minor injury in a pre-hospital environment..

    Duration
    3 Day Course

    Certificate
    Physical

    Cost
    £350.00

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  • 25 Oct 2013 7:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Minor Illness Assessment & Management






    Course Type
    Classroom Learning


    Description:

    • Recognize and independently manage a variety of minor illness pathologies
    • Introduction into the use of clinical severity tools to assist in management
    • Provide clinically supported treatment strategies such as NICE/ SIGN Guidelines

    Students will complete the course feeling confident to assess and manage a wide variety of minor illnesses and start treatment in the pre-hospital environment using current NICE/SIGN guidelines.

    This course is taught by a highly experienced Advanced practitioner with years of experience in both the pre-hospital and hospital emergency and primary care settings

    Duration
    3 Days (24 Hours)

    Content

    •Medico-legal aspects 

    Ear Nose Throat:
    •Epistaxis
    •Otitis Media
    •Otitis Externa
    •Sore throat
    •Sinusitis 
    Genitourinary:
    •UTI
    •Pyelonephritis
    •PV Bleeds
    •Early Pregnancy Bleeding
    •Sexually Transmitted Infections
    •Emergency contraception
    Gastro-intestinal:
    •Gastroenteritis
    •Gastritis
    •GORD
    •Diverticular disease
    •Peptic Ulcers
    •Infestations: threadworms
    •Haemorrhoids
    •Constipation
    •Nausea and vomiting
    Dermatology:
    •Rashes
    •Allergies
    Infestations: scabies, lice
    •Infections
    •Eczema
    •Psoriasis
    Neurological:
    •Headaches
    •Migraine
    •Tension headache
    •Cluster headache
    •Back pain
    Mental Health:
    •Anxiety
    •Depression
    •Deliberate Self Harm
    Respiratory:
    •At risk groups: COPD,asthma
    •LTRI
    •URTI
    •Cough cold flu
    •Non cardiac chest pain

    Certificate
    Physical

    Cost
    £350.00

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    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 25 Oct 2013 7:04 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Advanced Wound Closure






    Course Type
    Classroom Learning


    Suitability
    A fantastic course, taught by an experienced advanced practitioner. Covers the use of skin adhesive, sutures, staples and steri-strips. Includes the anatomical principles and best practices.

    Duration
    8 Hour Course

    Content
    • Professional and medical legal aspects of wound closure.
    • Wound assessment and problematic wounds.
    • Non Invasive wound closure, use of skin adhesive and steri-strips.
    • Invasive wound closure, use of sutures and staples.

    Certificate
    Physical

    Cost
    £180.00

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  • 18 Sep 2013 7:45 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Medication Awareness & Dosage Calculation: An Introductory Package for Nurses





    Course Type
    Online Learning


    Suitability
    This course is suitable for any health or social care professional who works has a requirement to be aware of infection control.

    Content

    Medication Awareness & Dosage Calculation: 
    An Introductory Package for Nurses- Section 1

    SECTION 1
    The Nurse's Role in Medication Management

    Legislation Governing Medication in the UK

    Classification of Medication

    Understanding Doses

    Prescribing

    Routes of Administration

    Orders of Medication

    Medication Administration Checks

    End of Section Quiz

    Medication Awareness and Dosage Calculation- Section 2
    SECTION 2
    A Note on Numeracy
    Understanding Decimals, The Metric system and S.I. Units.
    Mini Quiz

    Medication Awareness & Dosage Calculation: Section 2.1
    SECTION 2.1
    Dosage Calculations
    Tablets, Capsules and Caplets
    Mini Quiz

    Medication Awareness and Dosage Calculation: Section 2.2
    SECTION 2.2
    Liquid Oral Medicines
    Mini Quiz

    Medication Awareness and Dosage Calculation: Section 2.3
    SECTION 2.3
    Injection medications
    Mini Quiz

    Medication Awareness and Dosage Calculation: Section 2.4
    SECTION 2.4
    Intravenous (IV) infusions & Flow Rate Calculations
    Mini Quiz

    Medication Awareness and Dosage Calculation: Section 2.5
    SECTION 2.5
    Dosage by Body Weight
    Mini Quiz

    Medication Awareness and Dosage Calculation: Section 3

    SECTION 3
    Storage
    Safe Disposal of Medicines
    Adverse Events
    End of Course Summary

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £17.95

    Click to go to booking website

    This course is part of a package that is available to buy as a discounted multi-buy.

    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 18 Sep 2013 3:59 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Medication Awareness and Record Keeping For Care Workers





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Content

    Medication Awareness and Record Keeping For Care Workers - SECTION 1

    • Introduction
    • Aims and Objectives

    SECTION 1
    • The Importance of Medication Awareness for a Care Worker.
    • Legislation Governing Medication in the UK.
    • Classification of Medication
    • Understanding Doses
    • Prescribing
    • Routes of Administration
    • Tablets, Capsules and Caplets
    • Compound Drugs
    • Administering Tablet/ Capsule Medication
    • Liquid Oral Medications
    • Prescription, Medication and Administration Checks
    • Post Administration Checks
    • End of Section Quiz

    Medication Awareness and Record Keeping For Care Workers - SECTION 2

    SECTION 2
    • Storage of Medication
    • Storage of Controlled Drugs (CDs)
    • Patient's Own Drugs
    • Safe Disposal of Medicines
    • Disposal of Controlled Drugs (CDs)
    • Adverse Event Management
    • Medication - Recording and Record Keeping
    • Keeping Records for Controlled Drugs (CDs)
    • Key Points to Remember
    • End of Course Summary
    • End of Section Quiz

    Please ensure you have read every page of the course (numbered at the bottom of the screen), otherwise you will not have the option of taking the test.

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £17.95

    Click to go to booking website

    This course is part of a package that is available to buy as a discounted multi-buy.

    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 18 Sep 2013 3:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Food Safety and Hygiene





    Course Type
    Online Learning


    Content

    Food Safety and Hygiene - Section 1
    This course aims to show the reader some of the key aspects of food safety and hygiene for Health & Social Care workers who are involved with food handling in the homes of vulnerable people.

    This includes food poisoning as well as Food and Safety law (including hazard analysis).

    Food Safety and Hygiene - Section 2
    Topics in Section 2 include: Food Spoilage, Personal Hygiene, Handwashing Techniques, Food Labelling, Food Shopping and Transportation and Delivered and Gifted Food followed by a short quiz.

    Food Safety and Hygiene - Section 3
    Topics in Section 3 include: Food Preparation and Storage, Handling Raw Meat, Temperature Control and the Cooling, Freezing, Defrosting and Reheating of foods followed by a short quiz.

    Food Safety and Hygiene - Section 4
    Topics in Section 4 include: Cleaning, Safe Disposal of Food Waste and Pest Control followed by a short quiz.



    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £11.95

    Click to go to booking website

    This course is part of a package that is available to buy as a discounted multi-buy.

    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 18 Sep 2013 3:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Manual Handling






    Course Type
    Online Learning


    Suitability
    This course is suitable for any health or social care professional who needs an understanding of manual handling and identifying risks.

    Content

    Manual Handling - Section 1
    In this Section we will:
    • Set out the aims of the course;
    • Identify the qualifying units for manual handling training that contribute to a level 2 Health and Social Care Diploma
    • Define Manual Handling, and
    • Look at government statistics for injuries caused by incorrect manual handling.


    Manual Handling - Section 2
    In this Section we will:

    • consider the range of injuries that can arise from incorrect manual handling.

    Manual Handling - Section 3
    In this Section we will:

    • state the legal requirements relating to manual handling; and
    • study the process for assessing the risk of injury.

    Manual Handling - Section 4
    In this section we will:

    • Study the forces affecting the body when lifting or pushing and pulling - the biomechanics of manual handling
    • Set out the best way to lift or push and pull using biomechanical principles
    • Set out sensible lifting limits
    • Discuss the points to consider when a team of people carry out manual handling activities
    • Consider the environment around you when performing a manual handling operation

    Manual Handling - Section 5
    In this Section we will:

    • Consider the requirements for handling and moving people; and
    • Consider the special handling needs of bariatric people.
    • Discuss ‘Agreed Ways of Working’, the Care Plan, Updating a Care Plan
    • Discuss how to prevent and handle falls

    Manual Handling - Section 6

    In this Part we will
    • look at how ergonomic design can improve the efficiency of safe manual handling;
    • state the legal requirements for using equipment and lifting devices; and
    • Consider good practice for controlling infection when manual handling.

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £11.95

    Click to go to booking website


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