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  • 06 Aug 2013 7:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    Urinary Catheterisation (Infection Control Aspects).





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    30Mins +

    Suitability
    The introduction of a urinary catheter presents an opportunity for micro-organisms to invade the urinary tract and result in a Urinary tract Infection (UTI) is the most common healthcare associated infection in the UK.

    Content
    • Role of urinary catheter in urinary tract infection
    • Indications for urinary catheter
    • Correct insertion technique
    • After care
    • Signs & symptoms
    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £7.50

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  • 06 Aug 2013 7:06 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    Travellers Diarrhoea.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    20Mins +

    Suitability
    Travellers’ diarrhoea is a term that is used to describe the passing of watery stools, three or more times a day, during or shortly after travelling. Diarrhoea is a symptom of infection in the gastrointestinal system by an infectious organism.

    This short course will provide you with a quick revision of travellers’ diarrhoea and is suitable for any non specialist healthcare professional that deals with patients that suffer from the condition.

    Content
    • The symptoms of travellers’ diarrhoea
    • The measures that travellers can take to reduce their risk
    • The treatment options available for travellers’ diarrhoea
    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £20.00

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

    The Use of Protective Clothing.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    30Mins +

    Suitability
    The use of proper protective clothing such as gloves, aprons, goggles etc can greatly assist the healthcare worker reduce the risk of infection to the patient and themselves.

    Content

    • Identification of situations where protective clothing is appropriate
    • Gloves
    • -Different types
    • -Indications for their use
    • Risk factors for latex sensation

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £7.50

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    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 06 Aug 2013 7:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    Stable Angina.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    2.5 Hours

    Suitability
    This programme will be of relevance to any healthcare professional who deals with patients experiencing chest pain and where a subsequent diagnosis of Stable Angina is made.

    It will be particularly useful for GPs and Nurses who manage these patients.

    Content
    • Introduction
    • Chest Pain 
    • Assessment
    • Investigations
    • Risk Factors
    • Making Diagnosis
    • Treatment
    • Drug Treatment
    • Coronary Vascularisation
    • Case Studies
    • Final assessment

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £15.00

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    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 06 Aug 2013 6:56 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    Spirometry in Practice.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    2 Hours

    Suitability
    This introduction to spirometry is aimed at healthcare workers in the Primary Care setting with little or no experience in spirometry.

    Content

    • Introduction
    • Purpose of Spirometry
    • Primary Spirometry Measurements
    • RVC (Relaxed Vital Capacity)
    • FVC (Forced Vital Capacity)
    • FEV1/VC (Ratio)
    • Other Spirometry Measurements
    • PEF (Peak Expiratory Flow)
    • Performing Spirometry
    • Interpreting Spirometry
    • Infection Control and Cleaning
    • Buying a Spirometer
    • Key Reading and resources
    • Conclusion
    • Final assessment

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £15.00

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    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 06 Aug 2013 6:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    Sharps Management.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    30Mins +

    Suitability
    Due to the significant number of sharps injuries that occur in healthcare settings and the potential for serious diseases such as HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, it is vital that staff reduce the risk of injury by using and disposing of needles and other sharps appropriately.

    Content
    • Factors that increase the risk of sharps injury
    • Basic steps to reduce risk of sharps injury
    • Actions to be taken following a sharps injury

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £7.50

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    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 06 Aug 2013 6:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    Psoriasis.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    20Mins +

    Suitability
    Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that causes red, silvery, flaky, crusty plaques to appear on the body. It affects about 2% of people in the UK.

    This short course will provide you with a quick revision of the condition and is suitable for any non-specialist healthcare professional that deals with people with psoriasis.

    Content
    • What psoriasis is
    • The different types of psoriasis
    • What factors contribute to the worsening of psoriasis
    • What treatments are available for psoriasis

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £20.00

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    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 06 Aug 2013 6:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    Peripheral Venous Cannulation.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    2 Hours

    Suitability
    This course is suitable for any healthcare professional who is involved with IV therapy and requires the skills to undertake the placement of peripheral intravenous cannulation.

    A work manual will be issued that can be used to document episodes of supervised practice within the workplace. On completion of the course assessment of competencies should be arranged within the workplace.

    Content
    • Professional considerations
    • Venous anatomy of the human arm
    • Site selection
    • Cannula selection
    • Hand hygiene and microbiology
    • Venous cannulation procedure
    • Complications of venous cannulation
    • Interactive assessment
    • Final Assessment

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £5.00

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  • 06 Aug 2013 6:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    MRSA Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    30Mins +

    Suitability
    Recent media coverage has been such that Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) has almost acquired celebrity status! This most commonly reported ‘superbug’ is responsible for a significant number of HCAI’s resulting in patient distress and mortality

    Content
    • Description of the nature of MRSA
    • Modes of spread of MRSA
    • Risk factors for MRSA action
    • Screening methods
    • Treatment regimes

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £6.00

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    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 06 Aug 2013 6:36 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    Motion Sickness.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    20Mins +

    Suitability
    Motion sickness (also known as travel sickness, sea sickness or car sickness) is the general term for an unpleasant combination of symptoms that occur when certain individuals travel by air, sea, road or rail.

    This short course will provide you with a quick revision of motion sickness and is suitable for any non specialist healthcare professional that deals with patients that suffer from the condition.

    Content
    • What motion sickness is and how it is caused
    • The symptoms of motion sickness
    • Self-help treatments to prevent motion sickness
    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £20.00

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    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme

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