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Clinical Skills


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Clinical Skills

Clinical Skills

Basic Life Support and Anaphylaxis Management

AIM: 
To recognise when someone is in need of emergency assistance and maintain oxygen circulation until professional help arrives. Includes the care of both adult and children.

CONTENT:
How to recognise when someone needs basic life support
How to recognise anaphyaxis
How to undertake an ABCDE assessment
How to perform chest compressions and rescue breaths
When to do chest compressions only
How to use an automated external defibrillator (AED)
What to do if someone is choking

All of the above will be demonstrated and you will be able to practice using manikins.

ACADEMIC LEVEL:
The study day is delivered at a level appropriate to all.

ASSESSMENT:
Formative (informal) assessment takes place within the practical session and during discussions.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
None.

INCLUDES:
Course documentation and certificate of attendance.

FOR FURTHER DETAILS CONTACT:
HSS CPD Administrator
Email: HSS-CPD@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Tel: 0113 812 7778

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22 June 2017 | Time:1pm-4pm | Venue TBC
22/06/201722/06/2017£100.00[Read More]
CIDA

Cannulation and Intravenous Drug Administration

AIM:
To ensure all healthcare professionals undertaking cannulation and intravenous drug administration have the required knowledge and skill to undertake the procedures.


CONTENT:
• Basic anatomy and physiology
• Universal precautions
• Identifying a suitable site for cannulation
• Simulated practice
• Flushing the cannula
• Generic principles of intravenous drug administration
• Minimising risk
• Documentation


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
Role requires individual to be able to site peripheral venous cannulas and/or administer intravenous drugs on a regular basis and confirmation of support from your line manager


INCLUDES:
Certificate of attendance.


MODULE LEADER
Andrew Martin
Email: a.j.martin@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Tel: 0113 81 25847

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10 May 2017 | TIme:9am-4pm
10/05/201710/05/2017£150.00[Read More]
Ear Care

Ear Care

AIM:
To provide safe, competent and appropriate examination and management of patients with ear conditions, including irrigation and manual removal of wax.

CONTENT:
• Taking a history
• Physical examination of the ear
• Identifying common ear conditions
• Simulated practice
• Basic hearing tests
• Ear irrigation
• Manual removal of wax and foreign bodies
• Documentation and equipment maintenance

ACADEMIC LEVEL:
The study day is delivered at a level appropriate to all healthcare professionals.


ASSESSMENT:
Assessment will be continuous throughout the day.


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
Confirmation of support from your line manager and scope to be supervised and assessed by a practitioner with experience and competence in ear care.


INCLUDES:
Certificate of attendance


COURSE LEADER
Ann Sunderland
Email: A.Sunderland@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

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10 May 2017 | Time: 9am-4pm | PD712
10/05/201710/05/2017£150.00[Read More]
12 July 2017 | Time: 9am-4pm | PD712
12/07/201712/07/2017£150.00[Read More]
Ear Care Update

Ear Care Update

AIM:
To ensure ear care provided is current, evidence-based and safe.


CONTENT:
• Anatomy and physiology revision
• History taking and clinical examination of the ear
• Common ear conditions
• Policy/guideline updates
• Simulated practice
• Trouble shooting and documentation


ACADEMIC LEVEL:
The study day is delivered at a level appropriate to all healthcare professionals.


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
Must be experienced in undertaking ear care/previously undertaken formal training. Confirmation of support from your line manager required.


INCLUDES:
Course documentation and certificate of attendance.


COURSE LEADER
Ann Sunderland
Email: A.Sunderland@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Tel: 0113 812 4484


FOR FURTHER DETAILS CONTACT:
HSS CPD Administrator
Email: HSS-CPD@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Tel: 0113 81 27306

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3 May 2017 | Time: 9am -12 | PD711
03/05/201703/05/2017£100.00[Read More]
5 July 2017 | Time: 9am-12 | PD711
05/07/201705/07/2017£100.00[Read More]
Performing 12-Lead Electrocardiography

Performing 12-Lead Electrocardiography

AIM:
To provide safe and competent 12 lead ECG recording

CONTENT:
• Anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system
• Cardiac axis
• Indications for undertaking an ECG
• Lead placement and trouble shooting
• Simulated practice
• Basic interpretation and referral

ACADEMIC LEVEL:
The study day is delivered at a level appropriate to all healthcare professionals

ASSESSMENT:
? Continuous assessment throughout the course

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
Confirmation of support from your line manager and scope to be supervised and assessed by a practitioner with experience and competence in 12 lead ECG recording


INCLUDES:
Certificate of attendance

StartEndCourse Fee 
6 April 2017 | 9am-4pm | Venue tbc
06/04/201706/04/2017£150.00[Read More]
15 June 2017 | 9am-4pm | Venue tbc
15/06/201715/06/2017£150.00[Read More]
Recognising and Responding to the Acutely Sick Patient

Recognising and Responding to the Acutely Sick Patient

AIM:
To facilitate health care practitioners in enhancing their knowledge and skills with regard to being able to recognise, assess and respond to deterioration in the acutely ill adult.

CONTENT:
Recognise early changes in vital signs which may signify a clinical deterioration.
Competently assess a deteriorating patient using an A to E assessment and provide basic first aid intervention and support.
Identify none clinical factors that may influence patient outcomes in an emergency situation such as communication skills, effective teamwork and situational awareness.
Identify the relationship between to vital signs (BP, heart rate, respiratory rate, body temperature, oxygen saturation) and illness.

ACADEMIC LEVEL:
The study day is delivered at a level appropriate to all healthcare professionals.

ASSESSMENT:
Simulated scenario (70% to achieve a pass)
Continual assessment throughout the course

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
Confirmation of support from your line manager.
Completed the Basic Observations (Part 1) module.

INCLUDES:
Certificate of attendance.

MODULE LEADER
Andrew Martin
Email: a.j.martin@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Tel: 0113 8125847

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4 May 2017 | Time: 9am-4pm | Venue TBC
04/05/201704/05/2017£150.00[Read More]
Taking and Recording Clinical Observations

Taking and Recording Clinical Observations

AIM:
To be able to perform a range of basic observations and measurements and determine action required.


CONTENT:
You will learn how to measure, record and interpret the following
Blood pressure (using aneroid sphygmomanometer)
Pulses
Respiration rate
Body mass index
Aural temperature
Peak expiratory flow rate
Urinalysis
Random blood glucose level


ACADEMIC LEVEL:
The study day is delivered at a level appropriate to all healthcare professionals


ASSESSMENT:
Continual assessment throughout the day


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
Confirmation of support from your line manager and scope to be supervised and assessed by a practitioner with experience and competence in practice


INCLUDES:
Certificate of attendance (non-accredited route)


MODULE LEADER
Andrew Martin
Email: a.j.martin@lee

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19 April 2017 | Time:9am-4pm | Room PD714
19/04/201719/04/2017£150.00[Read More]
Venepuncture

Venepuncture

AIM:
To provide safe, competent venepuncture

CONTENT:
• Basic anatomy and physiology
• Identifying a suitable vein
• Universal precautions
• Order of draw
• Simulated practice
• Trouble shooting and documentation


ASSESSMENT:
Continual assessment throughout the session on a simulated arm

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
Confirmation of support from your line manager and scope to be supervised and assessed by a practitioner with experience and competence in venepuncture

INCLUDES:
Certificate of Attendance.

Please Note: There are multiple occurrences of this course please make sure you have selected the correct course start date from the drop down list above.

DATES:

11/05/17 – (13:00-16:30)  Venue TBC
08/06/17 – (13:00-16:30)  Venue TBC
06/07/17 – (13:00-16:30)  Venue TBC

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11 May 2017 | 1-4.30pm | Venue TBC
11/05/201711/05/2017£100.00[Read More]
8 June 2017 | -4.30pm | Venue TBC
08/06/201708/06/2017£100.00[Read More]
6 July 2017 | 1-4.30pm | Venue TBC
06/07/201706/07/2017£100.00[Read More]

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