Basic Observation

£750.00

Our basic observation training course is aimed at carers who want to improve their understanding in healthcare by learning how to document and report their observations

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Description

Basic Observation

Vital signs – pulse, blood pressure (manual and/or digital), respiration rate, oxygen saturation

Vital sign – language associated with

Neurological observations

Aseptic technique

Hand washing technique

Urinalysis and how to obtain samples – catheter, continent and incontinent person

Axillary, oral, tympanic temperature

Blood sugar monitoring

Infection control, record keeping, consent and confidentiality will also be discussed.

Duration

The course lasts approx 6 hours

Certification

You will receive a certificate of attendance which is valid for 12 months. Where skills have been demonstrated and assessed a certificate of classroom competency will be issued.

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