Course – HCA Training

COURSE: PEOPLE MOVING AND HANDLING

At the end of the training course, you will have the competence to provide correct people handling techniques so that risks are reduced to yourself and patients/residents.

COURSE OVERVIEW

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Course Dates: Please click on bookings to see available dates.

Venue: Ipswich Training Centre

Price: £65.00

Course Content:

  • Manual Handling Responsibilities and the Law
  • Anatomy of the Spine and Types of Injuries
  • Biomechanics and Ergonomics
  • Safe Lifting Techniques – L.I.T.E
  • Lifting Objects
  • Key Elements of People Moving
  • Risks and Controls related to People Moving
  • People Moving – Risk Assessments/ Personal Plan
  • People Moving Equipment
  • People Moving – Controversial Techniques
  • People Moving – Good Techniques
  • Practical Sessions and Assessments in People Moving

COURSE: RESPIRATORY ESSENTIALS FOR HCSWS

Aimed specifically at health care support workers (HCSW / HCAs) working with patients who have a respiratory condition.

COURSE OVERVIEW

The course will develop knowledge and skills and will appeal to those who want to enhance the quality of care delivered by the wider team.

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Venue: Ipswich Training Centre

Price: £112.00

Course Content:

  • Anatomy and physiology of the the lungs and respiration
  • Factors affecting normal lung function
  • Common respiratory conditions and their terminology
  • Identifying common signs and symptoms associated with respiratory conditions
  • Conditions that may be associated with breathlessness
  • What is an exacerbation of a condition
  • Spirometry – What is it and why is it performed?
  • Care and use of spirometry equipment and Interpreting results
  • Routine tests and blood testing
  • Drugs used to treat respiratory conditions
  • Inhaler delivery systems
  • Management of asthma and COPD
  • The effects of a respiratory condition on the patient, their family and carer

COURSE: SKILLS TRAINING FOR HCSWS IN GP SURGERIES

Practical core skills training based course underpinned with essential theory and knowledge.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Aimed at healthcare assistants who need to develop their role.

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Course Dates: Please click on bookings to see available dates.

Venue: Ipswich Training Centre

Price: £189.00

Course Content:

  • Coronary heart disease
  • Diabetes – hypo and hyperglycaemia
  • Renal disease
  • Asthma and COPD
  • Overview of spirometry
  • Womens and mens health
  • Mental health
  • Health screening, common tests and procedures
  • Record keeping and its importance

Practical workshops on:

Understanding and accurately recording

  • Blood pressure
  • Pulse
  • Respiration
  • Temperature
  • Urine tests
  • Blood glucose and cholesterol testing
  • Peak flow
  • Teaching Inhaler techniques/promoting concordance with inhaler use
  • Glasgow Coma Scoring