Healthcare

A range of courses to provide practitioners in the Health and Social Care sector with courses to enhance their skills and abilities

Courses include INJECTION ADMINISTRATION; PHLEBOTOMY (Venepuncture); CLINICAL OBSERVATIONS; CANNULATION; IV MEDICATIONS; CATHETER AND STOMA CARE; ECG TRAINING

INJECTION ADMINISTRATION TECHNIQUE 

Candidates:   Candidates for this course are expected to be working in a health care setting. 

Who can attend? - The course is open to anyone who would like to be trained in the injection technique for the administration of vaccinations.  At the minute, Registered Nurses can only administer the Covid-19 vaccine, but health care assistants can administer the Flu Vaccine under a Patient Specific Directive (PSD).

Covid-19 Response

Should you have any symptoms, or if anyone in your household has symptoms, please do not attend.  Temperatures will be checked on arrival and candidates will be issued with masks and aprons.  Hand Sanitizer will be readily available.  Class sizes have been reduced to encourage social distancing.  Each candidate will have their own venepunture arm and equipment to practice on.

Course Aim:   By the end of the course, candidates will be able to.

  • Demonstrate appropriate infection control principles when administering injections.
  • Safely and effectively administer injections (intramuscular and subcutaneous) in adults under Patient Specific Direction.
  • Define role and responsibilities of the health care assistant/worker administering vaccinations via injection.
  • Describe immunisation procedures for administration of vaccinations.
  • Explain storage and cold chain.
  • Describe action to take if a patient has an anaphylactic reaction.

 

Event Date 13-02-2021 9:30 am
Event End Date 13-02-2021 1:00 pm
Registered 6
Available places 0
Individual Price £84.00
Location BELFAST

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This course is aimed at health care workers who are required to record and report clinical observations and carry out blood glucose checking in their place of work.

By the end of this course candidates will be able to:-

  • Complete an Early Warning Score Chart - NEWS 2
  • State normal parameters for pulse, blood pressure, temperature, respirations and oxygen saturations
  • Take a manual and automatic blood pressure
  • Take and record temperature, respirations and radial pulse, and oxygen saturations
  • Explain how to assess level of consciousness using AcVPU
  • Take a blood glucose reading
Event Date 16-02-2021 9:30 am
Event End Date 16-02-2021 12:30 pm
Registered 6
Available places 0
Individual Price £45.00
Location BELFAST

Sorry, the event is now full and we cannot accept more registrations

PHLEBOTOMY / VENEPUNCTURE TRAINING

 Candidates:   Candidates for this course are expected to be working in a health care setting.

Covid-19 Response

Should you have any symptoms, or if anyone in your household has symptoms, please do not attend.  Temperatures will be checked on arrival and candidates will be issued with masks and aprons.  Hand Sanitizer will be readily available.  Class sizes have been reduced to encourage social distancing.  Each candidate will have their own venepunture arm and equipment to practice on.

Course Aim:   By the end of the course, candidates will be able to.

  • Demonstrate appropriate infection control principles when performing phlebotomy.
  • Use both the butterfly system and the vacutainer system to collect a blood sample.
  • List the potential complications during and after taking blood.
  • Explain procedure in event of a sharp stick injury

 

Course Content

The course covers:

  •  The session will begin with a theoretical component followed by demonstrations and then practise.
  •  Participants will practise on simulation arms.
  • Candidates will have the opportunity to use butterfly needles and vacutainer blood taking systems. 
Event Date 20-02-2021 10:00 am
Event End Date 20-02-2021 1:00 pm
Registered 3
Available places 3
Individual Price £84.00
Location BELFAST

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