Clinical Training 

You Train can offer your company or organisation high quality Clinical training throughout North Wales and the North West. You Train have experienced and engaging trainers and facilitators to maximise your staffs skill set within the workplace. You Train offer bespoke packages to suite your specific needs. Our Clinical courses run over half days and full days depending on which course you are on.

Click the Course below for more information on what the course covers :

                          Half Day Courses

 

Dysphagia
  • Understanding what Dysphagia is and how it occurs
  • The signs and symptoms of Dysphagia
  • The problems caused by Dysphagia
  • Promoting safer eating and drinking for individuals
  • The role of the Feeding Assessment and Advisory Group (FAAG)
Colostomy Care
  • Introduction to Colostomy Care
  • Types of colostomies, ascending, transverse, descending & sigmoid
  • About the stoma
  • How colostomy affects; work; social life; clothing; showering; bathing; exercise; sports; travel; sexual life and diet
  • How diet can control excessive gas, odour, diarrhoea and constipation
  • Medicines and your colostomy
  • Examples of colostomy bags
  • Selecting appropriate colostomy bag
  • Assessing the stoma & skin
  • When to call a doctor
IV Cannulation
  • NMC code of conduct
  • Patient identification and consent
  • Legal and professional approach
  • Basic universal precautions
  • The vascular system (arteries, veins and valves)
  • Reasons to cannulate
  • The procedure (site selection, preparation, equipment, insertion, maintenance and removal)
  • Calculating drip rates
  • Infection control
  • Potential complications
Enternal Feeding
  • The purpose of enteral feeding
  • Neurological conditions which may require enteral feeding
  • Different types of enteral tubes
  • Indications and contra indications of enteral feeding
  • The care of nasogastric tube and implementing balloon gastrostomy
  • The procedures for feeding and administering medications via enteral tubes
  • Recognising, dealing with and reporting complications
  • The care and maintenance of enteral feeding tubes
  • Procedures for effective mouth care
  • Competency framework
  • Documentation and record keeping
Catheterisation
  • Definitions and methods of catheterisation
  • Differences between supra-pubic and urethra catheters
  • Advantages and disadvantages of urinary catheters
  • Reasons for catheterisation
  • Male and female anatomy
  • Male catheterisation procedure (theory & practical session)
  • Female catheterisation procedure (theory & practical session)
  • Post procedure catheter positioning
  • Post procedure check list
  • Record keeping
Flu Vaccination
  • National policy and schedules
  • The immune system and how vaccines work
  • Storage and handling of vaccines
  • Legal aspects, documentation and record keeping
  • Improving immunisation rates
  • Administration of vaccines
  • Recognition and management of anaphylaxis
  • Ethical and legal responsibilities
  • Competency framework
Venepuncture
  • Venepuncture introduction
  • Patient identification
  • Patient consent
  • Professional approach
  • Basic universal precautions
  • Selecting a site
  • Order of draw
  • Post venepuncture care
  • Specimen labelling
  • Special specimen handling
  • Trouble shooting and problems
  • Practical
Oxygen Therapy
  • Anatomy and physiology of the lungs
  • Conditions that require oxygen therapy
  • Understanding oxygen
  • Care and safety of medical gases
  • Oxygen therapy equipment
  • Potential hazards
  • Identifying the clinical need of oxygen
  • Prescription only medicines Act (POM)
  • Targeted oxygen therapy
  • Health and safety
  • Procedures
  • Applied practical workstation and simulated practical assessment
  • Ethical and legal responsibilities
  • Competency framework and theory test
Tracheostomy Care
  • Tracheostomy guidelines
  • Current understanding and research
  • Types of tubes
  • Communication and swallowing
  • Risk assessment
  • Nursing considerations
  • Removal of tube
  • Changing dressing
  • Suctioning
  • Resuscitation
  • Humidification
  • Emergencies
Wound Management
  • Understand the 3 stages of wound healing
  • Identify the different cells involved in the stages of wound healing
  • Categories of wound healing
  • Principles of wound healing
  • Types of wound – chronic / acute
  • 4 principles of wound management – TIME concept (Tissue, Infection, Moisture, Edge
  • Selecting the appropriate dressing
  • Dressing types
Epilepsy Awareness
  • Definition of and facts about epilepsy
  • Classification and management of seizures
  • Ethical and legal responsibilities
  • Triggers and precipitants
  • Person centred care planning and recording
  • Epilepsy, mortality and SUDEP
  • Impact of rescue medication and anti-epileptic drug therapy
  • Emergency care plan and when to call an ambulance
  • Risk assessment and promotion of safeguarding and dignity
  • Access to local and national support network
Suction & Nebulisers
  • Oxygen transport and usage
  • Hypoxia causes and management
  • High and low concentration oxygen
  • Equipment used including ventilators
  • Nebulisers and their efficacy
  • Dynamic lung volume measurements
  • Nebuliser drugs, use and risks
  • Oropharyngeal suctioning
  • Types of secretion
  • Procedures and associated risks
  • Applied practical workstation and simulated practical assessment
  • Ethical and legal responsibilities
  • Competency framework and theory test
Anaphylaxis & Epi Pen
  • Anaphylaxis overview
  • Definition
  • Causes of anaphylactic and anaphylactoid reactions
  • Recognition of signs and symptoms
  • Treatment and practice with trainer pens (EpiPen)
  • Precautionary methods – management of the patient
  • Child CPR
  • Adult CPR
  • Recovery Position
Syringe Driver Awareness
  • When to use a syringe driver and it’s benefit
  • The risk management issues and the limitations of certain devices
  • How to set up, prime and check the syringe driver is ready for use
  • Record keeping and documentation of syringe driver use
  • Demonstration of the safe administration of drugs via syringe driver devices within the scope of the relevant policy and guidelines
  • Applied practical workstation and simulated practical assessment
  • Ethical and legal responsibilities
  • Competency framework and theory test
Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • The difference between blood glucose and blood sugar levels?
  • Signs and symptoms (adrenergic, glucagon and neuroglycopenic manifestations)
  • How do you define normal and excessive blood glucose levels?
  • Why do blood glucose levels need to be monitored and controlled?
  • How do you test blood glucose levels?
  • When should a blood glucose level be measured?
  • What is an HbA1c test and how does it relate to blood glucose?
  • Diabetes complications including nephropathy, neuropathy, retinopathy and cardiovascular diseases
  • Managing irregular blood glucose levels (diet, activity, medication, etc)
  • Insulin administration and blood testing (practical demonstrations/discussions)
  • Legal aspects of giving or supervisions injections
Medication Administration
  • Regulations
  • Current legislation
  • Minimum Standards
  • Paperwork including M.A.R. sheet
  • Prescriptions and labels
  • Administration of medication
  • Demonstration of administering techniques
  • Practical exercise
Recognising & Verifying Death
  • Background of nurse verification
  • Terminology including certification, verification and expected death
  • Diagnosis and recognition of death
  • Verification procedure
  • Accountability, equality and diversity
  • Documentation including evidence of competency
Palliative Care (End of Life Care)
  • Legislation & agreed ways of working
  • Communication skills
  • Factors affecting end of life care
  • Importance of care planning in relation to end of life
  • Skin care, mouth care & the importance of nutrition
  • Simple ways to help alleviate pain by correct positioning and some of the common symptoms encountered
  • The basics of loss and bereavement for the families and the patient
  • Organisation and support available to individuals and key people in relation to end of life
  • How to address sensitive issues including spiritual issues
  • What they might see in the last 48hrs of life & support individuals through the process of dying
  • Managing & dealing with their own feelings/staff support
Pressure Area Care & Tissue Viability
  • The anatomy and physiology of the skin
  • Definition and grading of pressure ulcers
  • Discover how the blanch test can detect early signs of skin damage and skin inspection
  • Identify those at greater risk of developing pressure ulcers
  • Describe common sites for pressure ulcers to develop
  • How to follow the agreed care plan
  • Materials, equipment and resources available to prevent and relieve pressure
  • How to apply standards and precautions of infection control
  • Understand the risk factor for pressure ulcers
  • Differentiate between pressure, shear and friction forces
  • Outline the role nutritional plays in the treatment and prevention of skin damage
  • Examine the latest ways of cleaning skin to avoid damage
  • Factors delaying the healing process

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Clinical Training

                         Full Day Courses

 

Basic Observation
  • Heart conditions
  • Basic life support and cardio pulmonary resuscitation
  • Understand the principles of defibrillation
  • UK Resuscitation Council guidelines
  • Safe use of an AED
  • Familiarise with using an AED
  • Plenty of practice time operating an AED
  • Review chain of survival
  • Shockable rhythms
  • How oxygen therapy can be used in addition to resuscitation
  • Predicting difficult airways
  • Non-technical skills in airway management
  • Management of a difficult airway
ECG Interpretation
  • Review of cardiac anatomy, coronary circulation and electrical system
  • Practicalities of ECG rhythm monitoring
  • The basic components of a systolic beat—P,Q,R,S,T
  • Lead placements—3 and 12 leads
  • Ectopics, escape beats and fusion beats
  • Re-entry systems
  • Atrial arrhythmias—SVT, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter
  • Heart blocks
  • Cardiac arrest rhythms
  • Ventricular arrhythmias
  • Cardiac axis
  • ECG in acute coronary syndrome—ST depression and ST elevation
Emergency First Aid at Work
  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Basic hygiene in first aid
  • Resuscitation
  • Heart attacks
  • Minor injuries
  • Bleeding control
  • Angina
  • Choking
  • Seizures
  • Shock
Care of Medicine & Administration
  • Regulations
  • Current legislation
  • Prescription drugs
  • Prescriptions and labels
  • Medicines and the elderly
  • Refusal of medicines
  • Drug disposal
  • Drug errors
  • Paperwork including M.A.R. sheet
  • Administration of medication
  • Demonstration of administering techniques
Defibrillation & Air way Management
  • Heart conditions
  • Basic life support and cardio pulmonary resuscitation
  • Understand the principles of defibrillation
  • UK Resuscitation Council guidelines
  • Safe use of an AED
  • Familiarise with using an AED
  • Plenty of practice time operating an AED
  • Review chain of survival
  • Shockable rhythms
  • How oxygen therapy can be used in addition to resuscitation
  • Predicting difficult airways
  • Non-technical skills in airway management
  • Management of a difficult airway

                    Half – Full Day Courses

CPAP & BiPAP Awareness
  • What is CPAP & BiPAP
  • How CPAP works
  • Who might need CPAP
  • CPAP overview, benefits and side effects
  • How BiPAP works
  • Who might need BiPAP
  • BiPAP overview, benefits and side effects
  • Applied practical workstation and simulated practical assessment
  • Ethical and legal responsibilities
  • Competency framework and theory test