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  • 18 Sep 2013 3:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Safeguarding Children & Young People (POCA), Level 3





    Course Type
    Online Learning


    Content

    Safeguarding Children & Young People (POCA), Level 3 - Module 1
    This course aims to provide you with some of the key knowledge and skills necessary to understand the issues related to ‘safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people’.

    This involves understanding safeguarding definitions, legislation, inter-agency framework and policies; recognising types of abuse; professional responsibilities towards children; ways of recognising, responding, recording and preventing child abuse; handling information about a child and their guardian; clinical knowledge, skills and responsibilities, working with other professionals.

    This module contains the following:
    • Safeguarding Definitions
    • Safeguarding Framework and Nursing Staff Groups
    • Introduction to Maltreatment
    • Recognising Types of Abuse
    • Reporting Maltreatment
    • Ethics and Handling Information


    Safeguarding Children & Young People (POCA), Level 3 - Module 2
    Legislation, Guidelines and Frameworks

    This module contains the following:
    • Key Legislation, Rights and Needs
    • Implication of Legislations and Inter-agency Policy
    • Inter-agency Frameworks and Assessment Processes
    • Role and Importance of LCSB
    • Policies and Practice Between Locations


    Safeguarding Children & Young People (POCA), Level 3 - Module 3
    Clinical Knowledge, Skills and Responsibilities

    This module contains the following
    • Applying Clinical Knowledge in Context of Safeguarding
    • Communicating with Children and Family
    • Assessment and Escalation
    • Management of Cases
    • Patient, Death and Forensic Management


    Safeguarding Children & Young People (POCA), Level 3 - Module 4
    Working with Other Professionals; Legal and QA Responsibilities

    This modules contains the following
    • Promoting a Supportive Environment
    • Communicating Productively
    • Recognising Who to Work With
    • Issues Directly Affecting Professionals
    • Active Participation in Assessment and Planning
    • Advanced Documentation
    • Contributing to Legal Processes
    • Contributing to Audit Processes


    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.

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  • 18 Sep 2013 3:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults For Ancillary Workers/Domestic Staff (SOVA), Level 1





    Course Type
    Online Learning


    Content
    This course aims to provide ancillary workers with some of the basic knowledge and skills necessary to understand key issues related to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Vulnerable Adults.
    This involves understanding key safeguarding definitions and types of abuse, basic legislation, professional responsibilities towards vulnerable adults; knowing how to react and prevent abuse; record keeping and working with other professionals to promote safeguarding Vulnerable Adults.

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £6.95

    Click to go to booking website


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  • 18 Sep 2013 3:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) Level 3





    Course Type
    Online Learning


    Suitability
    This course is intended for health and social care professionals; designated referrers; investigators; managers of staff who may refer; those who chair investigations; those who are responsible for operational management of safeguarding issues or strategic management across services. It draws upon good practice guidance, in particular, the Sussex Multi-Agency Policy and Procedure for Safeguarding Adults at Risk.

    Content
    Health and social care professionals working with adults are required to complete a training course for the Safeguarding Adults at Risk (Vulnerable Adults), often referred to as POVA.

    This course draws upon legislation and official guidance references, including:

    • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (POVA) Scheme 2004
    • Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006
    • No Secrets – The Protection of Vulnerable Adults 2000 & 2009 (official guidance published by the Department of Health and the Home Office)
    • Care Standards Act 2000.
    • The Mental Health Act 1983 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005
    • The Human Rights Act 1998
    • The Equality Act 2010



    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £11.95

    Click to go to booking website


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  • 18 Sep 2013 3:09 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
    Level 2 (POCA 2) 





    Course Type
    Online Learning


    Suitability
    This course is suitable for any health or social care professional who needs an understanding of safeguarding adults.

    Content

    Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA), Level 2 - Section1

    Healthcare Professionals working with adults are required to complete a training course for the Safeguarding Adults at Risk (Vulnerable Adults), often referred to as POVA.

    This course will cover:

    1. Legislation and official guidance references, including:
    • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (POVA) Scheme 2004
    • Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006
    • No Secrets – The Protection of Vulnerable Adults 2000 & 2009 (official guidance published by the Department of Health and the Home Office)
    • Care Standards Act 2000.
    • The Mental Health Act 1983 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005
    • The Human Rights Act 1998
    • The Equality Act 2010

    2. Definition of the term ‘Vulnerable Adult’ and understanding of the context of safeguarding and protection from abuse

    3. Different types of abuse, evidence and the key signs of abuse

    4. Case studies and examples how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse

    5. Different ways to minimise the risk of abuse

    6. Reporting abuse if there is a suspicion that abuse has occurred (recognising and report unsafe practices).

    The course consists of three sections. Each section is followed by a test.

    Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA), Level 2 - Section2
    This module will cover Types of Abuse- Physical, Emotional , Sexual, Financial, Institutional, Neglectful and Discriminatory and we will look at some Case Studies. The module will be followed by a short test.

    Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA), Level 2 - Section3
    This module will cover Abuse reporting and Prevention of Abuse, Risk Assessment and Health and Safety and the No Secrets Act and rules, followed by a short test.



    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £6.95

    Click to go to booking website


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  • 18 Sep 2013 3:04 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Defibrillation and Anaphylaxis





    Course Type
    Online Learning


    Suitability
    This course is aimed at Healthcare Professionals (although it can be studied by others who share an interest in the modules)

    Content

    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Defibrillation and Anaphylaxis
    Module 1 (CPR)
    Module objectives:

    After completing this short module, you should have the theoretical knowledge to be able to:

    • Perform cardiopulmonary to the Resuscitation Council (UK) 2010 guidelines

    • Safely use an automated external defibrillator

    • Recognise and treat anaphylaxis

    This knowledge will be assessed through a multiple-choice question paper (self-assessment), and it is recommended that this theoretical knowledge is followed by optional, practical training.

    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Defibrillation and Anaphylaxis 
    Module 2 (Defibrillation)
    Module objectives:

    After completing this short module you should be able to use an automated external defibrillator in a safe and secure way.

    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Defibrillation and Anaphylaxis
    Module 3 (Anaphylaxis)
    Module objectives:

    After completing this module you should be able to understand what anaphylaxis is, its causes & symptoms, and how to treat it.

    You should also have a better understanding of how adrenaline works and how it should be used to treat anaphylactic shock.

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £19.95

    Click to go to booking website

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  • 18 Sep 2013 2:59 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Basic Life Support





    Course Type
    Online Learning


    Content

    Basic Life Support - Section 1 (Primary Survey)
    Key Learning Objectives

    Who is the course for?

    This course is aimed at healthcare professionals and others who share an interest in the modules or are required to know the basic principles of basic life support.

    Objectives

    After completing this course, the healthcare professional should have the theoretical knowledge to be able to:
    • Carry out a primary survey in an emergency situation
    • Place a casualty in the recovery position
    • Treat a casualty who is vomiting or choking
    • Perform cardiopulmonary to the Resuscitation Council (UK) 2010 guidelines
    • Recognise the difference between a heart attack and angina

    This knowledge will be assessed through a multiple-choice question paper (self-assessment), and it is recommended that this theoretical knowledge is followed by optional, practical training.

    Each Section is concluded by a short test.
    The course should take no more than 2 hours to complete.

    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.


    Basic Life Support - Section 2 (Recovery Position)
    This section covers:

    • What is the Recovery Position?
    • When would I use it?
    • How do I do it?

    Basic Life Support - Section 3 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
    This section covers:

    • A review of the Primary Survey
    • Resuscitation in adults
    • Resuscitation in children and babies
    • Resuscitation following asphyxia
    • Vomiting

    Basic Life Support - Section 4 (Choking)

    This section covers:

    • The difference between coughing and choking
    • How to recognise choking in an ADULT
    • How to treat an ADULT who is choking
    • Choking in children and babies

    Basic Life Support - Section 5 (Heart Attack and Angina)
    This section covers:

    • What is a heart attack?
    • What are the signs and symptoms?
    • How do I treat it?
    • What is the difference between heart attack and angina attack?

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £16.95

    Click to go to booking website

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  • 18 Sep 2013 12:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Equality, Diversity & Inclusion





    Course Type
    Online Learning


    Suitability
    This course is suitable for any health or social care professional who needs to have an understanding of equality, diversity, inclusion, anti-discrimination legislation and policy implementation.

    Content

    This course has been written to familiarise its readers with the concepts of equality, diversity and inclusion, anti-discrimination legislation and policy implementation.
    The aim of this course is to enable the readers to learn more about the meaning and importance of equality, and to understand peoples' rights and responsibilities in relation to these concepts in the work environment.
    Learning outcomes:
    • Understanding what is meant by diversity, equality, inclusion and discrimination
    • Knowing how discrimination might occur in the work setting, both deliberately and inadvertently
    • Knowing ways of how to reduce discrimination
    • Being aware of key legislation
    • Understanding agreed ways of working (where these apply) relating to equality, diversity, discrimination and rights
    • Providing inclusive support
    • Knowing how to ensure that service provider’s own work is inclusive and respects the beliefs, culture, values and preferences of the service users
    • Knowing where/how to access information, advice and support about equality and inclusion
    • Knowing who to ask for advice and support about equality and inclusion.

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £9.95

    Click to go to booking website

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  • 18 Sep 2013 12:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    CIS Common Inductions Standards (2010 refreshed)





    Course Type
    Online Learning


    Suitability
    This course is suitable for any health or social care professional who is required to have a common induction standard introduction.

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £39.95

    Click to go to booking website


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  • 18 Sep 2013 12:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Dementia Awareness - Module 1-5 





    Course Type
    Online Learning


    Content

    Dementia Awareness - Module 2 (A Person Centred Approach)
    This module focuses on a Person Centred Approach.

    The main areas covered in this module:

    • The experience of living with dementia
    • What does ‘Person Centred Care’ mean?
    • Maintaining Wellbeing
    • The impact of others

    The module is followed by a short test

    Dementia Awareness - Module 3 (Adapting communication to make connection)
    This module focuses on the following areas:

    • Difficult behaviour - a form of communication
    • Validating how a person with dementia might be feeling
    • Life History
    • Reminiscence
    • Top Tips for supporting a person with dementia to enable communication

    The module is followed by a short test

    Dementia Awareness - Module 4 (Encouraging Independence and promoting active lifestyle)
    The following areas will be discussed in this module:

    • Dementia as a disability
    • Think about the environment
    • Maximising skills and abilities
    • Activity as part of everyday living
    • Assistive Technology

    The module is followed by a short test.

    Dementia Awareness - Module 5 (Supporting relatives and families)
    The module focuses on the following areas:

    • Recognising the role of relatives and families
    • Supporting relatives and families through their journey
    • Accessing information & advice about dementia

    The module is followed by a short test

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £17.95

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  • 18 Sep 2013 12:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    First Aid Awareness - Section 1 (Laws and Provision)





    Course Type
    Online Learning


    Content

    First Aid Awareness is a specialist course covering terminology, legal requirements and first aid techniques in case of an emergency.

    The course aims in particular to teach its readers how to assess an incident and manage a casualty who is choking, bleeding, in shock, unconscious, not breathing or having a seizure.

    The course uses audio-visual elements to help the readers learn how to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation step by step; how to manage an unconscious person; and treat a casualty who is choking.

    The reader will also learn how to treat minor injuries that commonly occur in the workplace.

    This course can be used as stand-alone or in conjunction with practical training.

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £19.95

    Click to go to booking website

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