Basic Observation

In Cardiff Bay

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  • Typology

    Training

  • Location

    Cardiff bay (Wales)

  • Class hours

    3h

Description


Suitable for: Designed for Healthcare Assistants who are looking to improve their medical skills and knowledge and will enable them to be employed within hospital environments

Facilities

Location

Starts

Cardiff Bay (Cardiff)
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127-129 Bute Street, CF10 5LE

Starts

On request

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Course programme

  • Designed for Healthcare Assistants who are looking to improve their medical skills and knowledge and will enable them to be employed within hospital environments

Why, when and how observations are conducted, the normal range for each observation and how to record as well as action to be taken outside the range are also covered.

Observations covered include: temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, blood sugar levels, observations of specimens, neurological observations, and how to care for an unconscious patient. A detailed and most invaluable course

Course Structure:

Introduction and welcome

Explanation of course
Tutor introduction to delegates (background)
Delegate introduction to each other
Paperwork

Learning outcomesPhysical observations

Look
Listen
Feel
Smell

Vital signs

Temperature
Pulse
Respiration
Blood pressure
SPO2
BM
Glasgow Coma Scale

Specimens

Urine
Stool
Vomit
Sputum

Care of an unconscious patient

Routine procedures conducted on an unconscious patient
Pressure sores

Practice

Practice conducting vital signs

Written paper/course evaluation

Price on request