Clinical Skills


Clinical Procedural Skills

We can train you and your staff in a wide range of clinical procedural skills. This is a list of the most popular requests from our clients:

  • Phlebotomy/Venepuncture
  • Peripheral Venous Cannulation
  • Arterial Blood Gas Sampling
  • Intraosseous Insertion
  • Urethral Catheterisation
  • Airway Management
  • Injection Techniques (S/C and I/M)
  • Triage and Assessment Skills
  • 12-lead ECG Recording
  • Automated External Defibrillation
  • Manual Defibrillation

These courses will vary in duration dependent on your requirements. All clinical procedural skills will be taught in a simulated environment. Clinical Competency documents will be issued for ongoing development.


Epilepsy and Buccal Midazolam

 

This course is aimed at healthcare professionals who may deal with people who suffer with epilepsy and require the administration of buccal Midazolam. Rectal Diazepam administration can also be included on request.

Course content:

  • Pathophysiology of Epilepsy
  • Seizure Types
  • What to do during and after a seizure
  • Indications, contraindications and risks of buccal Midazolam
  • Administration of buccal Midazolam
  • Basic First Aid

The course duration will vary between 2 hours and 1 day dependant on your requirements. Additional modules can be combined with this course.

Special Offer

25% off Basic Life Support course when combined with Epilepsy and Buccal Midazolam
(terms and conditions apply)

“Enjoyed learning about different kinds of seizure”

“Really improved my confidence”


Vaccination

This course is aimed at healthcare professionals (including pharmacists) who will be administering seasonal flu vaccinations.

Course content:

  • Exploring issues around vaccination
  • The consent process
  • Anatomical landmarking
  • Intramuscular injection technique
  • Subcutaneous injection technique*
  • Intranasal administration*
  • Practical workshops
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Basic Life Support

The course is held over 3.5 hours.


Interpretation Courses

These courses are designed for health professionals to expand their knowledge and skills with the interpretation of diagnostic testing. Coupling memorable theory and real-life case studies and scenarios, these courses are very popular with all grades of staff both in and out of hospital settings. This is a list of our most popular courses:

  • 12-lead ECG Interpretation – HOT SELLER
  • Arterial Blood Gas Analysis – HOT SELLER

These courses are variable in duration although typically run over 2-4 hours.


Infection Prevention

 

This half-day course is aimed at healthcare professionals and teaches the core concepts of effective Infection Prevention.

UKCSTF Compliant

Course content:

  • Definition of a HCAI
  • Implications
  • Guidance and policies
  • Latest and best practice at infection prevention and reduction
  • Standard principles of infection prevention
  • Hand hygiene
  • Chain of infection
  • Breaking the chain
  • Needlestick injuries
  • Aseptic No Touch Technique (ANTT)
  • Waste/Linen and Environmental management
  • Isolation nursing
  • Basic Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Practical hand hygiene assessment and guidance

 


Drug Administration

 

A full-day course aimed at health care professionals who are required to administer medications to patients.

Course content:

  • General principles of drug administration
  • Legal and professional issues
  • Prescription basics
  • Checking protocols and safe practice
  • Principles of correct setting of infusion devices
  • Aseptic non touch technique and infection prevention
  • Handling and reconstitution of medications
  • Safe administration of intravenous medications
  • Safe administration of other common routes (oral and injectable)
  • Dealing with drug errors and how to reduce risk
  • Practical assessment of administration

Your learning will be enhanced with a combination of practical workshops, theory and discovery tasks.

An ongoing CPD document will be provided to assist you in clinical practice.