Basic Observation Training

Aims

This basic observation training course aims to help staff increase their healthcare knowledge through teaching them how to take observations and accurately document and report the findings.

The course is suitable for both care assistants and nurses.

The course will include practical elements across a variety of different observation techniques.

My staff loved the course and now feel confident to take observations from our service users.

Basic Observation Training Course Summary

  • Vital signs – pulse, blood pressure (manual and with a machine), 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.

Training FAQ's

Where Do You Deliver The Training?

We can cover the whole of the UK, we also have our own venues in the Midlands and London. We are also able to deliver theory only sessions virtually using Zoom.

How Do You Deliver The Training?

We will deliver the training at your premises for a group of up to 12 delegates, we also offer open courses for individuals which can be booked below if available.

Who Is This Training For?

This training is for anyone working within the health and social care sector.

How Many Can Attend Training?

We will run this course for a maximum of 12 delegates – however for larger groups we can either provide multiple trainers on the same day or run multiple days to get everyone trained.

Who Will Conduct The Training?

One of our expert clinical tutors, these are either Nurses or Doctors with an abundance of clinical and complex care experience and knowledge – so you’ll be in great hands!

We will let you know who is doing the training in advance, you can check out their skills and experience by finding them on our meet the team page.

DURATION

This course lasts 4 to 6 hours.

CERTIFICATION

Delegates will be issued with certificates of attendance valid for a period of 1 year.

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