Nursing & Healthcare Training Courses

 

  • Nursing & Healthcare staff have the opportunity to choose from any of the options below.
  • Nursing & Healthcare staff will then have an opportunity to develop their own portfolio as evidence of maintaining their Nursing & Care Skills competencies.

 

Booking - to book any of these courses, get in touch today.

 

SAFE CLIENT RESTRAINT TECHNIQUES IN THE HEALTH CARE SETTING
BTEC (Level 3 accredited; bespoke training options available to suit your individual clinical areas needs)

  • Alternatives To Restraint
  • Legislation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Managing Conflict
  • Challenging Behaviours
  • Prevention Of Crisis
  • Necessary, Reasonable & Proportionate Interventions
  • Restraint - A Very Last Resort!
  • The Psychology of Aggression
  • Physical Techniques - Dignity, Respect & Safety For All
  • Effective Debriefing
  • Personal Safety For Staff

 

All training will be undertaken within a controlled, fully assessed & safe environment. This will maximise the safety & wellbeing of all participants.

 

SAFE MOVING & ASSISTING IN CARE

Course duration: 1 day course

Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • Understand how current relevent legislation affects employees, and how it affects employers.
  • Have an increased awareness of the Anatomy of the spine in relation to conducting manual handling activities.
  • Be aware of how to avoid back injuries caused by poor posture.
  • Be able to demonstrate a satisfactory level of knowledge of 'controversial techniques'.
  • Have the ability to demonstrate how to move & handle clients using only safe handling techniques.

 

ANAPHYLAXIS TRAINING

Course duration: 3 hours

Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • Anaphylaxis overview
  • Definition
  • Causes of anaphylactic and anaphylactoid reactions
  • Recognition of signs and symptoms
  • Treatment and practice with trainer pens (EpiPen)
  • Precautionary methods-management of the patient
  • Child CPR
  • Adult CPR
  • Recovery Position

 

PRESSURE AREA CARE

Course duration: 3 hours

Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • Understand how to prevent pressure area deterioration
  • Identify good pressure area care
  • Cite causes of pressure sores
  • Utilise effective risk assessment
  • Treat pressure sores by applying current best practice policy procedures
  • How to record the management of pressure area care

 

CATHETERISATION TRAINING

Course duration: 3 hours

Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • Bladder function and dysfunction
  • Assessing the need for catheterisation
  • Catheter Insertion and infection control
  • Catheter drainage options
  • Catheter maintenance
  • Education of patients, their carers and healthcare personnel

 

VENEPUNCTURE TRAINING

Course duration: 3 hours

Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • What is the purpose of taking blood?
  • Vascular Anatomy & Physiology
  • Possible complications of Venepuncture
  • Health & Safety considerations
  • Contraindications to Venepuncture
  • Practical group work
  • Disposal of equipment
  • Legal guidelines

 

DEMENTIA & CARING FOR THE ELDERLY CONFUSED

Course duration: 3 hours

Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • Maintaining dignity
  • Promoting independence
  • What is dementia?
  • How does dementia affect sufferers?
  • Basic care skills to help the dementia sufferer
  • Improving communication with the dementia sufferer

 

PROMOTING URINARY CONTINENCE

Course duration: 3 hours

Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • Urological physiology
  • What causes urinary incontinence?
  • Maintaining bladder health
  • Diseases of the urinary system
  • Treatments to promote urinary continence
  • Maintaining skin integrity
  • Psychological support for the incontinent client
  • Improving the quality of life for the incontinent client
  • Products that are used in managing incontinence

 

PROMOTING WOUND HEALING

Course duration: 3 hours

Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • The structure of the skin
  • Types of wounds
  • Things that hinder wound healing
  • Caring for an acute wound
  • Cleansing a wound
  • Explain the signs and symptoms of infected wounds
  • Review the principles underlying the care of chronic wounds
  • Available products for wound care and treatment

 

INFECTION CONTROL/HAND HYGIENE

Course duration: 3 hours

Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • How infection spreads in a clinical setting
  • How to clean your hands effectively
  • Important ways of reducing cross-infection
  • Common infections in the healthcare setting
  • Appropriate glove usage
  • Handling of body fluids and personal protective equipment
  • Correct disposal of clinical waste
  • Alcohol gel use
  • Standard precautions

 

STOMA CARE AND BOWEL MANAGEMENT

Course duration: 3 hours

Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • Manage the care of clients with colostomies and ileostomies
  • Importance of skin care and the procedure of stoma bag changing (includes one and two piece systems)
  • Managing the diet of the constipated client
  • Sessions will include practical activity relating to changing colostomy and ileostomy bags
  • Hygiene and the disposal of contaminated equipment

 

PERSONAL CARE AND HYGIENE

Course duration: 3 hours

Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • Support people to maintain their personal hygiene and appearance, and their living environment, to the standards that they want
  • Choice and control
  • Avoid assumptions about appropriate standards of hygiene for individuals
  • Take cultural factors into consideration during needs assessment
  • Cleanliness, dignity and self-respect
  • Cleanliness and self esteem
  • Practical assistance in care practice

 

END OF LIFE CARE AND THE CARE PATHWAY

Course duration: 3 hours

Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • Death and dying
  • The psychology of dying
  • Respect and self esteem
  • What the Care Pathway is
  • When to initiate the Care Pathway
  • How the Care Pathway improves care for patients and relatives
  • What the Care Pathway means for the multidisciplinary team

 

 

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We offer a wide variety of training courses and they can be tailored for your particular situation. Give us a call if you're interested in any of the following: first aid at work training; first aid trainers; emergency first aid training; defibrillator training; AED training; workplace health and safety training; fire warden training; fire awareness training; confined space victim support; wound care; moving and assisting training; continence care; child care first aid training; first aid for childminders; anaphylaxis training; emergency first aid for nursery nurses; HSE first aid training; paediatric first aid; approved and accredited and certified first aid; baby first aid; basic life support; appointed persons first aid training; first aid skills; life saving skills; heart start and cardio pulmonary resuscitation.