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12First AidHealth & Safety

About this courseThis course aims to provide delegates with a solid understanding of tracheostomy care and management. Learn about the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system, which is required in order to confidently care for individuals with a tracheostomy. Caring for someone with a tracheostomy requires practiced skill and sufficient knowledge. Delegates of this course will gain a holistic knowledge of tracheostomy care and management.Course contentOur tracheostomy care course covers the following topics: Anatomy and physiology Indications for a tracheostomy Types of tracheostomy Types of tubes Suctioning Stoma care Humidification Changing a tube Preparation to receive a tracheostomy client Emergency careLearning outcomes Explain the indications for a tracheostomy Describe the specific care needs for a patient with a tracheostomy Clearly document tracheostomy assessment and care provision Identify the equipment required and how to use it safely State the complications associated with a tracheostomy and how to reduce risk Identify an emergency situation and the appropriate actions required

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PEG Feed Training


About this courseThis Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) feeding course is designed to educate delegates on the various causes and approaches to PEG feeding.Gain the practical skills to care and maintain a PEG tube for an individual in your care, as well as learning best practice for feeding and cleaning. Through this PEG feeding training course, you will learn the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to maintain a PEG tube confidently.Course content What is a PEG? Structure of a PEG Indications for PEG Insertion procedure Feeding systems Equipment overview Bolus / continuous feeding Administration of medications Flushing the tube Care of the site Care of the tube Complications and actionsLearning outcomes Basic understanding of what a PEG is and how to care for it safely Basic understanding of what an MIC-KY (button low profile gastrostomy) is and how to care for it safely Understand the health issues that may warrant a PEG being indicated for the client Understanding feeding via a PEG safely Understanding giving medication via a PEG safely Trouble shooting and complications Opportunity to handle practical equipment and ask questions

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About this course Throughout the duration of this 3-hour course, attendees will gain a deep understanding of epilepsy awareness and the best practice for managing someone experiencing a seizure. Our comprehensive course is lead by qualified nurse tutors who have a wealth of experience in leading epilepsy awareness training for a variety of audiences. Course content Our course covers a wide variety of insightful topics on epilepsy, its symptoms and approved treatments, including: What is epilepsy and how common is it What are seizures What are the causes/triggers Types of epilepsy and seizure classification (including video clips) Recognising a seizure Recording seizures First aid Status epilepticus Series/clusters of seizures Non Epileptic seizures Sudden unexplained death in epilepsy How epilepsy can affect lifestyle, self esteem and independence Driving regulations Medication and individualised care plans Risk assessment Learning outcomes Delegates will gain a better understanding of the management and recording of different types of seizures Delegates will have a greater understanding of risk assessment. Delegates will be able to recognise the emergency situation and act effectively Training facilitates best practice guidelines (Joint Epilepsy Council) and ensures that all will have the practical skills and knowledge to provide a safe, effective environment for people with epilepsy. Course content In addition to the skills and learnings gathered throughout our epilepsy awareness training, delegates will also learn: What is Midazolam? Uses for epilepsy and other conditions Indications for use in epilepsy and the benefits of using Midazolam Appropriate dose instructions Practical demonstration and video demonstration Possible difficulties, overdose identification and emergency action plans What to do if Midazolam proves ineffective Risk assessment best practice Individual Care Plans Organisational Protocols and local policies Duty of Care issues Legal responsibilities Learning outcomes Learn to recognise emergency situations and take appropriate actions Gain an understanding of the theory and practical applications of administering buccal midazolam Learn to administer buccal midazolam safely according to best practice and in accordance with the individual s care plan Receive a certificate of attendance, which will be valid for one year

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Medicine Management


About this course Gain a solid understanding of your role and responsibilities as a healthcare professional on this Medicine Management training course. Learn about the laws and guidance that dictates best practice for medicine management. Delegates who complete this course will be able to contribute to better service user care through a comprehensive understanding of medicine management practice. Course content The laws and guidance related to medicines management* Legal Categories of medicines Formats of medicines and routes of administration Commonly prescribed medication Common side effects Principles of administration Supply, Accountability and Documentation Safe storage and disposal of medicines Medication errors and risk reduction *Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for Medicines Management, Royal Pharmaceutical Society/NMC Medicines Optimisation, NPSA, MHRA Learning outcomes Understand both your own role and responsibilities and those of other members of the team, in relation to medication administration Understand how medicines are prescribed, ordered, supplied, stored and administered Understand the laws and guidance related to medicines management Discuss who is accountable and who is responsible for administering medications Describe the actions and uses of some of the commonly prescribed medications Have an awareness of some of the common side effects of drugs Understand what constitutes a drug error and how to reduce risk Describe the reporting procedures for incidents relating to drug administration and prescribing errors, adverse drug reactions and side effects. Describe the procedures related to safe storage and disposal of medicines Identify information sources relating to medicine management

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We provide training for epilepsy awareness and a wide range of other courses for healthcare professionals, educational staff, support teams and the general public. All of our courses are led by experts who provide a comprehensive understanding alongside solid learning outcomes. Led by an experienced and knowledgeable team, we believe in providing exceptional training services each and every time, all at our client's convenience.

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National Epilepsy Training

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