The course will provide an awareness of epilepsy covering the various types of seizures.
Delegates will gain theoretical knowledge of venepuncture by discussing topics such as the anatomy of veins, select a suitable site and the correct order of draw. A practical session will allow the delegates to practice venepuncture on a synthetic arm.
The course provides the delegate with sufficient working knowledge to safely and effectively care for individuals with a tracheostomy. It is particularly useful for carers who tracheostomy patients.
Verifying an expected death is classed by the NMC as an extended role and therefore a carer needs to be assessed to carry out the role competently.