HR Modules

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • understand the cost and impact that absence can have on your organisation
  • define the most common reasons for absence
  • explain why you should manage absence
  • understand the different types of absence
  • understand the responsibilities in absence management
  • demonstrate an awareness of some of the legal implications when managing absence
  • define the steps involved when managing short term absence
  • demonstrate an awareness of disabilities and reasonable adjustments
  • discuss the steps involved when managing long term absence.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • understand the recruitment and selection process
  • give examples of some of the legal considerations
  • assess whether you have a vacancy
  • understand what to do to source and attract candidates
  • demonstrate awareness of competency based interviewing
  • understand some of the requirements you may have to undertake before appointing someone into your organisation
  • explain why an induction is important.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain why violence or aggression towards staff or other members of the public is an issue
  • identify what we can do to help us deal with violence and aggression.

Risk Factors

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • identify factors that might lead to or worsen a conflict situation.

Conflict Resolution

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • give examples of causes of conflict
  • describe the assault cycle
  • identify things that will affect the conflict situation
  • explain how to respond in a conflict situation.

Managing Violence and Aggression

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • have an understanding of the Security Management Service
  • describe the process for reporting a physical or non physical assault.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • understand the importance of equality and inclusion
  • work in an inclusive way
  • access information, advice and support about diversity, equality and inclusion.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction 

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain the impact bullying and harassment has on a Healthcare Organisation
  • state who is affected by bullying and harassment.

What is Bullying and Harassment?

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • distinguish the difference between bullying and harassment
  • give examples of bullying and harassment.

The Effects of Bullying and Harassment

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain how bullying and harassment effect the organisation and the individual differently.

Fair Management of Bullying and Harassment

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain the difference between fair management and bullying and harassment
  • give examples of fair management
  • explain the difference between constructive criticism and destructive criticism
  • give examples of constructive criticism
  • give examples of destructive criticism
  • understand how merging and major change can be misinterpreted as bullying and harassment.

Dealing with Bullying and Harassment

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain how bullying and harassment can be dealt with informally
  • describe the formal process for dealing with bullying and harassment
  • state who can carry out investigation of a complaint
  • demonstrate understanding of the investigation process
  • explain when the Police may be involved
  • show understanding of a redeployment request
  • explain the arrangements for storing information following a complaint
  • describe the rights of an unsatisfied complainant.

Bullying and Harassment and the Law

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain how harassment is unlawful under the Equality Act 2010 in the UK
  • understand how an employee can make a complaint against their employer against an individual who doesn’t work for that employer
  • understand that bullying which is not defined as harassment cannot be taken to Employment Tribunal.

Learning Outcomes

Please Note: “PraNam Academy refers to best practice and certain Laws (Acts) followed in the UK for better learning outcome for users; Healthcare Organizations can refer to best practice and implement accordingly in respective organizations”

Introduction

After completing this module you will have an understanding of:

  • explain what the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are
  • understand why they are needed
  • describe how they protect vulnerable people from having their freedom taken away.

What is Deprivation of Liberty?

After completing this module you will have an understanding of:

  • describe the links between restriction, restraint and deprivation of liberty
  • explain the court’s definition of deprivation of liberty
  • define how you can recognise a possible deprivation of liberty.

Making a Standard Authorisation Application

After completing this module you will have an understanding of:

  • state who should make an application for a DoLS authorisation
  • explain when an application should be made and how it should be done
  • define what happens when the application is made.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction 

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • be aware of of what it means to be open
  • know how to communicate in the right way with patients and/or carers in the event of a patient safety incident
  • know what support available when things go wrong.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of moving and handling related legislation
  • define the terms associated with moving and handling
  • be aware of moving and handling statistics
  • be aware of causes of work related musculoskeletal injuries.

Anatomy

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • demonstrate understanding of how the spine is constructed
  • explain which area of the spine is most at risk
  • differentiate between good and bad posture
  • explain how bad posture can cause injury
  • demonstrate understanding of the types and severity of injury.

Principles of Safe Handling

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • be aware of bio-mechanical/ergonomic principles to achieve safer handling practice
  • demonstrate awareness of good ergonomic working posture.

Load Management

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • recognise and avoid incorrect moving and handling techniques
  • demonstrate correct moving and handling techniques.

Patient Handling

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • have a greater understanding of the patient handling assessment process
  • be able to appreciate some examples of safer patient handling techniques
  • be able to explain why unsafe handling techniques should not be used
  • have an increased awareness of how to use community patient handling equipment in a safe manner.

Ergonomic Risk Assessment

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of a moving and handling ergonomic risk assessment
  • define the term ergonomic risk assessment
  • have an awareness of the components and their importance in completing an ergonomic risk assessment.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of moving and handling related legislation
  • define the terms associated with moving and handling
  • be aware of moving and handling statistics
  • be aware of causes of work related musculoskeletal injuries.

Anatomy

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • demonstrate understanding of how the spine is constructed
  • explain which area of the spine is most at risk
  • differentiate between good and bad posture
  • explain how bad posture can cause injury
  • demonstrate understanding of the types and severity of injury.

Principles of Safe Handling

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • be aware of biomechanical/ergonomic principles to achieve safer handling practice
  • demonstrate awareness of good ergonomic working posture.

Load Management

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • recognise and avoid incorrect moving and handling techniques
  • demonstrate correct moving and handling techniques.

Ergonomic Risk Assessment

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of a moving and handling ergonomic risk assessment
  • define the term ergonomic risk assessment
  • have an awareness of the components and their importance in completing an ergonomic risk assessment.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • understand why you should manage performance
  • know what is meant by performance management in the context of this module
  • understand what performance management involves
  • know what tools you might use during performance management
  • understand your responsibilities when managing performance
  • know how to go about managing poor performance.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • define the term whistleblowing
  • explain the consequences of ignoring the concerns of staff
  • describe the benefits of whistleblowing
  • give examples of what stops people from whistleblowing
  • understand that whistleblowers should be protected and shown in a positive light.

Employers Responsibilities

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • understand advantages, shown by research, for organisations supporting whistleblowers
  • understand what your employer should do to encourage whistleblowing in the organisation
  • explain what a whistleblowing policy should include
  • explain how whistleblowing should be promoted
  • describe how a disclosure should be dealt with.

Employees Responsibilities

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain how to prepare to make a disclosure
  • explain what you should not do when preparing to make a disclosure
  • understand what external support is available to a whistleblower
  • describe how to raise a concern with the relevant authorities
  • define ‘protected disclosure.

Clinical Modules

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • define why patients with dementia are currently not receiving best care
  • define the proportion of patients in care who have dementia
  • understand why the role of the practitioner and healthcare teams are central in the improvement in the care of people with dementia.

What is Dementia

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • define the term dementia
  • explain the three stages of dementia
  • list the diseases and conditions that cause dementia.

Risk Assessment

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain why it is important to risk assess a patient for dementia
  • list the benefits of early identification of dementia.

Challenging Attitudes

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain some of the barriers experienced by people with dementia.

Case Issues

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • give examples of the care issues associated with dementia
  • explain how to communicate effectively.

Care Pathway

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain the importance of a care pathway for patients with dementia.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • The overall content of this eLearning module.

End of Life in Context

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • the reasons for an increased focus on end of life care in the NHS today
  • the main National initiatives and strategies which are supporting improvements in end of life care.

Advance Care Planning

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain what is meant by Advance Care Planning
  • define the legal rules about Advance Care Planning
  • understand our responsibilities to people who have made Advance Care Plans
  • explain the implications of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 on Advance Care Planning and treatment decisions for patients who lack capacity at the end of life
  • describe what an ‘Advance Decision’ is and how to use one to make decisions about a patient’s care plan.

After a Death

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • End of Life Care discharges from hospital.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • recognise how to successfully identify malnutrition
  • be able to consider holistic intervention
  • know how to implement a treatment plan to help patients achieve a realistic treatment goal.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • what anaphylaxis is
  • what can trigger anaphylaxis
  • mortality rates
  • recognition and management of anaphylaxis.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will have an understanding of how Cervical Screening Programme (CSP) works in the UK (as a reference):

  • define the aims of the NHS Cervical Screening Programme (CSP)
  • explain who the CSP is aimed at
  • give examples of the limitations of cervical screening
  • describe the elements that are necessary for a successful CSP
  • understand the factors that contribute to a successful CSP.

Causes of Cervical Cancer and HPV Triage

After completing this module you will have an understanding of:

  • understand factors that increase the risk of cervical cancer
  • explain how CIN can develop
  • define the principle cause of cervical cancer
  • describe the four major steps in cervical cancer development
  • explain how HPV can be acquired
  • understand how HPV can cause cancer
  • define the reduction in cervical cancer if the uptake of the vaccine is above 80%
  • explain what HPV testing is best used for.

Preparing to Take a Sample

After completing this module you will have an understanding of:

  • understand how a person attending screening might feel
  • give examples of reasons why women do not attend screening
  • understand how to create a positive environment
  • demonstrate that you know what equipment to have available
  • explain the procedure for welcoming the patient
  • understand how to explain the screening procedure
  • understand the need for obtaining informed consent
  • define the procedure for chaperones.

Visualising the Cervix

After completing this module you will have an understanding of:

  • correctly identify the parts of the cervix
  • choose the most appropriate speculum
  • define the four steps when looking at the cervix
  • understand what to do if you cannot fully see the cervix.

Taking a Sample

After completing this module you will have an understanding of:

  • explain how to take a sample
  • explain when and how to use an endocervical brush
  • understand other types of sample taking
  • understand how to avoid taking an inadequate sample
  • describe how to successfully fix a sample
  • explain how to remove the speculum
  • understand incidental findings
  • understand signs of malignant cancers and what to do if you find them.

Ending the Consultation

After completing this module you will have an understanding of:

  • understand factors that increase the risk of cervical cancer
  • understand the various results
  • understand the likelihood of the various results
  • understand how a woman might feel after being given abnormal results
  • describe how to communicate results
  • understand the treatment options.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain what ambulatory blood pressure monitoring is
  • explain when ambulatory blood pressure monitoring would be appropriate
  • describe what happens during the monitoring period
  • define what a patient should do during the monitoring period.

Pathophysiology

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • understand the circulatory system
  • describe the three parts that go to make up the circulatory system
  • explain what hypertension is
  • describe how blood pressure is set
  • explain why high blood pressure is dangerous
  • describe the risk factors associated with high blood pressure.

The NICE Guidelines UK

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • demonstrate understanding of the NICE Guidelines
  • explain the key priorities for implementation of the NICE Guidelines.

How to Apply the Monitoring Equipment

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain how to apply the monitoring equipment
  • explain what you should know about the monitoring equipment
  • define what instructions you must give to the patient
  • describe how to start the readings.

Diagnosing Hypertension

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain how blood pressure is represented
  • define the categories of blood pressure
  • understand how hypertension is treated.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • define what spirometry is
  • explain why spirometry is performed
  • understand standard spirometric indices.

Lung Volume Technology

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • understand the anatomy and physiology of lung function
  • understand the terms associated with lung (respiratory) volume.

Indication for Spirometry

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • understand the diagnostic indications for spirometry
  • understand the monitoring indications for spirometry.

Contra-indications for Spirometry

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • define conditions which would make a patient unsuitable for spirometry testing.

Performing Spirometry

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • know what to do the day before a patient has a spirometry test
  • give pre-test advice to a patient in line with the type of test they are to have
  • carry out a spirometry test correctly
  • know the reasons for inaccuracies in a spirometry test reading
  • identify inaccuracies in a spirometry test reading.

Results classification

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • define the four classifications of results of a spirometry test.

Learning Outcomes

Food Safety

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain the importance of food hygiene
  • give examples of food hazards
  • explain why some groups of people are more susceptible to food-related illnesses
  • demonstrate knowledge of how to handle, store, prepare and deliver food correctly
  • have an awareness of the Food Safety Act 1990
  • understand the definition of food poisoning
  • know which foods are at most risk of causing food poisoning
  • know what the different types of contamination are
  • understand the different ways which contamination may occur.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain why the Mental Capacity Act was introduced
  • understand who is affected by it.

Principles

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • identify the five key principles of the Mental Capacity Act.

Assessment of Capacity

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain when an assessment of capacity is required
  • identify what to consider when assessing capacity
  • explain the importance of record keeping.

Treatment on the Basis of ‘Best Interest’

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • list the key elements of consultation and development when establishing the “best interests” of a person in your care.

Consultation

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • list designated decision makers in the consultation process
  • explain the key provisions in place to protect vulnerable people.

Independent Mental Capacity Advocate Service

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain the purpose of the IMCA service
  • detail what Practices should have in place in respect of the IMCA.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • understand the role of insulin in the body
  • explain what happens when a person has diabetes
  • explain the impact diabetes is having on the nation’s health
  • define the three main types of diabetes.

High Risk of Diabetes

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain the aims of the NHS DPP
  • understand who is at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes
  • define impaired glucose regulation
  • define additional risk factors for developing Type 2 diabetes.

Prevention of Diabetes

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • understand how early intervention can prevent Type 2 diabetes
  • support behavioural change
  • understand the impact being overweight or obese has on the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes
  • explain how people can achieve and maintain a healthy weight
  • define a healthy weight loss programme
  • define the national recommendation for physical activity
  • understand that any interventions should be culturally appropriate.

Diagnosing Diabetes

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain the ways in which Type 1 diabetes can be diagnosed
  • explain the ways in which Type 2 diabetes can be diagnosed
  • understand how the FPG test is carried out
  • understand how the HbA1c test is carried out
  • understand how the OGT test is carried out.

Hypoglycaemia vs. Hyperglycaemia

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain what hyperglycaemia is
  • understand the causes and symptoms of hyperglycaemia
  • understand the short and long term complications of hyperglycaemia
  • explain what hypoglycaemia is
  • understand the causes and symptoms of hyperglycaemia
  • define who is at risk of ‘hypos’
  • understand hypo unawareness.

Injecting Insulin

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • define the three groups of insulins
  • define the seven main types of insulins
  • describe the correct procedure for injecting insulin
  • explain how insulin should be stored.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain why proper wound care is a vital part of good healthcare
  • define the skills needed to provide good wound care.

Skin Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain the structure of the skin
  • define the functions of the skin.

Wounds

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • describe a wound
  • define the classifications of a wound
  • describe the elements of a wound.

Wound Infection

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • identify the levels of bio-burden in a wound
  • give examples of factors which influence wound infection
  • give examples of signs of wound infection
  • explain how potentially infected wounds are investigated.

Management of Wounds

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand the considerations for assessment.

Care Planning

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain the components of a wound care plan
  • define what should be included in an initial assessment
  • understand the importance of continuous assessment
  • explain why assessment of the patient in general is relevant to wound care.

Dressings

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain the difference between primary and secondary dressing
  • explain what the choice of dressing depends on
  • understand the difference between active and inactive dressings.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of how pandemics happen
  • describe how flu spreads
  • describe the symptoms of flu.

Best Practice During a Pandemic

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain what can be done to reduce the spread of flu.

Case Studies

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • list the key infection control principles
  • list what PPE is required when coming into contact with persons with flu
  • explain the importance of correct cleaning
  • describe what you should do if you become unwell.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • what is meant by a cardio-respiratory arrest
  • how to recognise a cardio-respiratory arrest
  • how to summon the appropriate help at the right time
  • how to carry out Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • how to put a person into the recovery position
  • how to recognise and manage a person who is choking.

Learning Outcomes

What is Safeguarding?

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • describe the principles of safeguarding adults
  • explain what safeguarding requires
  • understand the necessity for a robust safeguarding policy
  • define what needs to be included in a safeguarding policy.

Who is an Adult With Safegurading Needs?

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • recognise an adult with safeguarding needs
  • understand and recognise abuse
  • define characteristics that might make someone more at risk of harm.

What is Abuse?

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • define the term ‘abuse’
  • list the different types of adult abuse
  • explain the features of each type of abuse
  • explain what is meant by the term ‘disclosure’
  • understand the emotional needs of people who disclose potential abuse.

Responsibilities

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain the policy framework for safeguarding adults
  • define the role you play in safeguarding adults
  • take appropriate action when an adult discloses abuse to you
  • understand the key stages of the adult safeguarding process.

Information Sharing

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand the law in relation to sharing information
  • explain the importance of information sharing to prevent abuse and neglect
  • explain what to do if a person does not want to share information
  • understand what information to share with the family and friends of an adult at risk
  • define the seven golden rules of information sharing.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • define what is meant by child abuse
  • define what is meant by safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children
  • understand the Government strategy and initiatives with regard to safeguarding children and the principles which underpin them
  • know your role and responsibilities in respect of safeguarding children and the roles of other professionals involved.

Physical Abuse

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • understand what physical abuse is
  • recognise the indicators of physical abuse
  • understand the long-term effects of physical abuse for a child.

Emotional Abuse

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • understand what emotional abuse is
  • identify what emotional abuse can include
  • understand the two different types of emotional abuse and how they affect children in different ways
  • spot the signs of emotional abuse
  • understand some of the different reasons why emotional abuse occurs
  • understand the effect emotional abuse can have on children.

Sexual Abuse

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • define what child sexual abuse is
  • understand the different types of child sexual abuse
  • recognise the signs and symptoms of children who are being sexually abused
  • have an awareness of the other signs to watch out for in children
  • have an understanding of who commits child sex abuse
  • understand the effects of sexual abuse.

Neglect

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • define what neglect is
  • understand the different types of neglect
  • recognise the signs and symptoms of children who are being neglected
  • have an awareness of the impact and effect of neglect.

Domestic Abuse

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • recognise the different ways a child can experience domestic abuse
  • understand the impact domestic abuse has on children
  • recognise the effects of domestic abuse on children.

Child Sexual Exploitation

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • understand child sexual exploitation
  • understand some of the reasons why it is not possible to say how many young people are victims of sexual exploitation
  • know what to do if you suspect a child or young person is being exploited
  • define the children and young people at risk
  • recognise the signs a child or young person is being sexually exploited.

Child Trafficking

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • have an awareness of child trafficking
  • understand why children and young people may be trafficked
  • recognise possible signs of trafficking.

Fabrication or Induced Illness in a Child (FII)

After completing this section you should have an awareness of:

  • fabricated or induced illness in a child (FII).

Female Genital Mutilation

After completing this section you should:

  • be aware that FGM is illegal in the UK
  • understand what FGM is and why it is carried out
  • be aware of potential risk factors for FGM
  • know the impact of FGM on its victims both immediate and long-term
  • know the signs that FGM may be about to be carried out
  • know the signs that FGM has been carried out on a victim
  • be able to escalate concerns in respect of FGM in the correct manner.

Radicalisation

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • understand the term radicalisation
  • recognise those at risk of exploitation
  • understand who is vulnerable to exploitation
  • recognise critical factors that could lead to radicalisation
  • know what to do if you see a change in the behaviour of a child, young person or adult which may suggest radicalisation
  • understand the purpose of Channel and the role of a Channel co-ordinator.

The Risks a Child May Face Online

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • define the different types of online risks to children
  • understand the impact of ‘sexting’
  • explain the connection between offline and online realms.

The Impact of Abuse and Neglect

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • abuse and neglect can impact children and young people.

Disabled Children

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • understand why disabled children are more vulnerable to abuse
  • have an awareness of some indications of possible abuse or neglect.

Looked After Children

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • define the term ‘looked after children’.

Factors that Contribute to Child Abuse and Neglect

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • understand how there are many factors that can contribute to child abuse and neglect.

Barriers and Sharing Worries

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • understand why a child or young person may not want to share their worries
  • understand barriers faced by adults when reporting/referring their concerns
  • understand the process followed by social care once a concern is raised
  • know how to react if a child or young person trusts you enough to share their worries
  • understand how to make detailed notes.

Raising Concerns

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • appropriately raise any concerns that you have
  • explain what to do if you feel your concerns are not being taken seriously.

Information Sharing

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • explain why information sharing is vital
  • be aware of when information should be shared
  • define the key principles of information sharing
  • define the seven golden rules to sharing information.

Safety and Quality Modules

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • explain what Legionella is
  • explain where Legionella bacteria can be found
  • explain why guidance on minimising the risk of Legionella infection was developed.

Legionnaires’ Disease

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • understand where the Legionnaires’ Disease bacteria was first isolated
  • list the symptoms of Legionnaires’ Disease
  • define the incubation period of Legionnaires’ Disease
  • explain what causes Legionnaires’ Disease
  • explain where Legionnaires’ Disease is found and how it is spread
  • list the four things Legionnaires’ Disease bacteria needs to grow and reproduce
  • define who is at an increased risk of developing Legionnaires’ Disease
  • explain how the disease is treated
  • describe the possible complications of the disease.

Legionella – Responsibilities

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • define the requirements of The COSHH Regulations (2002) in respect of biological hazards
  • define what the CQC expect in respect of biological hazards
  • list what every Practice must do to comply with CQC guidelines
  • describe premises where there is a foreseeable risk of exposure to Legionella bacteria.

Risk Assessment

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • describe the first step in a Legionella risk management process
  • list the responsibilities of the dutyholder
  • list the elements of a risk assessment for all buildings with a water supply
  • explain what a risk assessment should look like
  • describe what the assessor should do after an assessment survey
  • define a Legionella Risk Assessment.

Monitoring

After completing this section you should be able to:

  • list the most important risk areas in Legionella Control Management
  • describe common problems with cold water storage tanks
  • define how often cold water storage tanks should be cleaned
  • describe common problems with calorifiers.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand the principles and terminology of information governance
  • explain why safe data equals safe care
  • define the three components of data security.

Information and the Law

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • give examples of how information can be lost
  • define what must be legally complied with in regard to patient information
  • define the types of information
  • explain the common law duty of confidentiality
  • understand the Caldicott Principles
  • define the rights of individuals in relation to The Data Protection Act and the Freedom of Information Act
  • demonstrate best practice in relation to The Data Protection Act and the Freedom of Information Act
  • explain best practice for record keeping.

Data Security Threats

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • describe the potential threats to security
  • explain what you can do to reduce threats to security
  • demonstrate understanding of best practice for data security
  • give examples of what to do and what not to do with mobile devices.

Breaches and Incidents

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • identify common activities where information could be lost
  • give the two typical categories where data security may be breached
  • give examples of breaches and technology-related incidents
  • explain your responsibilities with regard to reporting incidents
  • safely use a telephone, email, the post and a fax machine to send information.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand what a medication error is
  • know what different types of error you may encounter
  • have a knowledge of examples of medication error
  • know what actions will improve medication safety.

The Medication Process – Prescribing

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand the prescribing procedure
  • be aware of the causes of potential errors in the prescribing procedure
  • know what can be done to reduce the risk of prescribing errors.

The Medication Process – Dispensing

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand the dispensing procedure
  • understand the causes of dispensing errors
  • know what drugs are commonly involved in dispensing errors
  • know what can be done to reduce the risk of dispensing errors.

The Medication Process – Administration

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand the administration procedure
  • know what types of administration error can occur
  • understand the causes of administration errors
  • know what can be done to reduce the risk of administration errors.

Specific Groups of Medicines

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • know which types of medicines are likely to be involved in errors
  • know how the risks of these medicines can be reduced.

Storage of Medicines

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand who is responsible for the correct storage of medicines
  • know about the different types of storage
  • know who has custody of keys for controlled drugs cupboards etc.

Legislation

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • know what the main legislation is relating to the prescribing, supply, storage and administration of medicines
  • understand how it applies in a Practice environment.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain what Controlled Drugs are
  • give examples of Schedule 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Drugs
  • demonstrate an understanding of the legislation surrounding Controlled Drugs.

Prescribing Controlled Drugs

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain how prescriptions for Schedule 2 and 3 drugs can be sent
  • define the prescribing quantity limits.

Stock Control

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • define the requirements for requisitions.

Other Stock Issues

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • describe how Schedule 2 drugs must be stored
  • understand that GPs must not use patient-specific prescriptions to top-up practice or personal stocks
  • understand that different strengths of injectable diamorphine and morphine stocked should be risk assessed.

Storage of Controlled Drugs by Individual GPs

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • demonstrate understanding of where and how Controlled Drugs can be stored.

Controlled Drugs Register

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • define headings and fields of information required in a Controlled Drugs Register
  • explain the legal requirements for a Controlled Drugs Register
  • explain the procedure in the event of Controlled Drugs being returned to the organisation
  • explain how to correctly complete the Controlled Drugs Register.

Dispensing of Schedule 2 Drugs

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain the procedure for dispensing Schedule 2 Drugs.

Inspection of Controlled Drugs Stocks and Register

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain who has the authority to inspect stocks of Controlled Drugs.

Security

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • give examples of security measures that should be in place within the organisation.

Accountable Officer

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • define the role of the Accountable Officer
  • explain how concerns can be raised
  • describe what should happen in the event of a serious incident.

Procedure for the Destruction of Date Expired CDs From Stock

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • define who is authorised to destroy date expired controlled drugs from stock
  • explain what must be recorded in the CDR when date expired Controlled Drugs are destroyed.

CDs Returned by Patients or Their Relatives

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain what should happen if a patient or their relative wishes to return controlled drugs to the organisation.

Standard Operating Procedures

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain what a Standard Operating Procedure should include.

Learning Outcomes

Understanding Risk

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain the words hazard, risk and consequence
  • give an example based in the area where you work.

Hazard Identification

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • identify hazards
  • explain hazard effects
  • understand hazard frequency
  • explain why risk assessments are needed.

Carrying out a Risk Assessment

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of how to undertake a risk assessment
  • recognise a risk assessment form and associated tables.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should:

  • understand why fire training is essential for the safety of yourself, your colleagues and our patients.

Fire Risk Assessment

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain what a fire risk assessment is
  • explain why fire risk assessments must be carried out
  • give examples of how good practice reduces the risk of fire occurring.

What do you Know About Fire Provision?

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • demonstrate understanding about the measures put in place to reduce the risk of fire.

Fire Alarm Information

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • demonstrate awareness of the purpose and location of fire alarm call points.

Fire Detection

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • know what to do if you discover a fire or hear an alarm.

Fire Fighting Equipment

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • identify fire fighting equipment and it’s correct use
  • know how to use a fire extinguisher or blanket.

Learning Outcomes

Fire Warden Training

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand why fire safety is important
  • understand the law and fire safety
  • explain an employer’s duties
  • explain the duties of a fire warden
  • understand how to prepare for the role of fire warden.

Understanding Fire

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • define the fire triangle
  • explain fire classification
  • understand fire extinguishers and their uses.

Fire Risk Assessment

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • identify the hazards
  • decide who might be harmed and how
  • evaluate the risks and decide on precautions
  • record your findings and implement them
  • review and update a fire risk assessment.

Fire Safety Arrangements

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand the arrangements for fire detection and warning systems
  • understand the requirements for emergency routes and exits
  • explain the importance of emergency lighting and how it should be correctly implemented
  • ensure that your Practice displays the correct fire safety signs in the correct places
  • define who would need a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP)
  • describe what a PEEP should contain.

Evacuation Procedures

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand the role of a Fire Warden during an evacuation
  • explain the actions a Fire Warden must take during a fire to ensure premises are vacated quickly and safely
  • explain the importance of carrying out fire drills.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain what GDPR is
  • understand the essential background information for the GDPR
  • explain why GDPR is being introduced.

Important Definitions

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain the difference between a Data Controller and a Data Processor
  • understand the types of data the GDPR applies to.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain what GDPR is
  • explain why GDPR has been introduced
  • understand some of the key changes under the GDPR, including:
  • individuals rights
  • Data Protection Officer
  • data security breaches
  • non-compliance penalties.

Learning Outcomes

Accident and Incident Reporting

After completing this module you will have an understanding of:

  • when and how to report incidents
  • incidents and near misses.

Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR)

After completing this module you will have an understanding of:

  • the purpose of RIDDOR
  • what should be reported.

Accidents and Near-Miss Incidents

After completing this module you will have an understanding of:

  • who should report an accident or near-miss incident
  • when a report should be completed.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • describe the consequences of Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI) to patients and to staff
  • identify ways in which you can help protect patients from the risk of infection.

Risk to Patients

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain the difference between pathogenic and non-pathogenic micro-organisms
  • explain the difference between endogenous and exogenous infections
  • describe how infections occur
  • describe how patients accessing healthcare have an increased risk of developing an infection.

Reducing the Risk

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • define good personal hygiene procedures
  • explain the importance of clean equipment and work environment.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • describe the consequences of Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI) to patients and to staff
  • identify ways in which you can help protect patients from the risk of infection.

Risk to Patients

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain the difference between pathogenic and non-pathogenic micro-organisms
  • explain the difference between endogenous and exogenous infections
  • describe how infections occur
  • describe how patients accessing healthcare have an increased risk of developing an infection.

Reducing the Risk

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • practise good hand hygiene procedures.

Learning Outcomes

Hand Hygiene

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • give reasons why people do not follow good hand hygiene practices
  • give examples of areas where there are high levels of germs
  • explain what is meant by Point of Care
  • define the Five Moments of Hand Hygiene
  • give examples of when the Five Moments are applicable
  • know when soap and water and hand rub should be used
  • know how to wash your hands correctly
  • know how to use hand rub correctly
  • explain which areas of the hands are often missed
  • give examples of good skincare.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand the term ‘Medical Device’
  • know who is responsible for the safe use of medical devices.

Safe Use of Devices

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand the importance of receiving training in the use of medical devices
  • know what checks and knowledge are required before, during and after use of medical devices.

Maintenance & Repair Procedures

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand the difference between routine and planned maintenance.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to: :

  • Define the importance of cleaning staff to our Practice
  • List the related topics that you must be familiar with.

Equipment

After completing this module you should be able to: :

  • Explain the colour coding of cleaning equipment
  • Describe how cleaning equipment should be cared for.

Environmental Cleaning

After completing this module you should be able to: :

  • Explain what elements increase the infection risk
  • Define what should be included in a written cleaning schedule
  • Demonstrate understanding of good general cleaning practices.

Specific Task Method Statements

After completing this module you should be able to: :

  • Demonstrate understanding of any of the tasks you need to undertake in the course of your job.

National Standards

After completing this module you should be able to: :

  • Demonstrate understanding of the cleaning specifications and frequency of individual elements within the organisation.

Learning Outcomes

Working Safely

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • define the term ‘working safely’.

Common Workplace Hazards

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • recognise in-house techniques used to identify hazards and risks in the workplace
  • understand the nature of harm arising from common hazards
  • use appropriate precautions for, or seek advice on, workplace risks.

Legislation

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the legislation and standards the organisation must adhere to.

Inspectors

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • use appropriate precautions for, or seek advice on, workplace risks.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain why systems for control and safe use of hazardous substances and materials are important
  • explain how all substances can be handled safely
  • give examples of important considerations when handling hazardous substances and materials.

Classification of Hazards

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • detail the main occupational risk categories of substances
  • describe where hazards can be found.

Risk Control

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • define the steps which should be put in place if exposure to substances hazardous to health cannot be prevented.

Exposure Limits

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain the types of exposure limits to substances hazardous to health.

Regulations

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • demonstrate understanding of the different legislation which applies to substances hazardous to health.

Classification of Substances

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • define the nine classifications of substances hazardous to health.

Modes of Entry into the Body

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain the ways in which a substance can enter the body.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain why good waste management practices are important to our Practice
  • demonstrate understanding of good waste minimisation techniques
  • demonstrate understanding of relevant legislation.

Definitions of Waste

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • define the types of waste.

Handling and Disposal of Waste

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • handle waste in the correct manner
  • be aware of how each type of waste is disposed of.

Spillages

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • deal with different types of spillage in the correct manner.

Accidents Involving Waste

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • deal with an accident involving waste in the correct manner.

Administration Modules

Learning Outcomes

Health Navigation

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • explain what brought about the need for health navigation
  • describe how health navigation will optimise our services
  • give examples of the benefits of health navigation to our patients.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand the purpose of a chaperone
  • understand the research and background which led to the recommended use of chaperones
  • understand the purpose of the Model Chaperone Framework
  • give examples of how patients will be aware of their right to a chaperone
  • identify when a chaperone may be needed
  • describe the types of chaperone
  • understand specific issues relating to chaperoning.

The Role of a Chaperone

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • describe the required personal attributes of a chaperone
  • explain the duties of a chaperone
  • understand the associated confidentiality issues
  • recognise unusual/unacceptable behaviour.

Communication and Record Keeping

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • detail the procedures for raising concerns.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of moving and handling related legislation
  • define the terms associated with moving and handling
  • be aware of moving and handling statistics
  • be aware of causes of work related musculoskeletal injuries.

Anatomy

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • demonstrate understanding of how the spine is constructed
  • explain which area of the spine is most at risk
  • differentiate between good and bad posture
  • explain how bad posture can cause injury
  • demonstrate understanding of the types and severity of injury.

Principles of Safe Handling

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • be aware of biomechanical/ergonomic principles to achieve safer handling practice
  • demonstrate awareness of good ergonomic working posture.

Load Management

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • recognise and avoid incorrect moving and handling techniques
  • demonstrate correct moving and handling techniques.

Patient Handling

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • have a greater understanding of the patient handling assessment process
  • be able to appreciate some examples of safer patient handling techniques
  • be able to explain why unsafe handling techniques should not be used
  • have an increased awareness of how to use community patient handling equipment in a safe manner.

Ergonomic Risk Assessment

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of a moving and handling ergonomic risk assessment
  • define the term ergonomic risk assessment
  • have an awareness of the components and their importance in completing an ergonomic risk assessment.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of moving and handling related legislation
  • define the terms associated with moving and handling
  • be aware of moving and handling statistics
  • be aware of causes of work related musculoskeletal injuries.

Anatomy

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • demonstrate understanding of how the spine is constructed
  • explain which area of the spine is most at risk
  • differentiate between good and bad posture
  • explain how bad posture can cause injury
  • demonstrate understanding of the types and severity of injury.

Principles of Safe Handling

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • be aware of biomechanical/ergonomic principles to achieve safer handling practice
  • demonstrate awareness of good ergonomic working posture.

Load Management

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • recognise and avoid incorrect moving and handling techniques
  • demonstrate correct moving and handling techniques.

Ergonomic Risk Assessment

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of a moving and handling ergonomic risk assessment
  • define the term ergonomic risk assessment
  • have an awareness of the components and their importance in completing an ergonomic risk assessment.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this section you will be able to:

  • explain how an office environment can be hazardous to health and safety.

Furniture

After completing this section you will be able to:

  • define what should be considered if furniture arrangements in an office are changed
  • demonstrate understanding of the guidelines for using desk drawers and filing cabinets.

Lifts/Stair Safety

After completing this section you will be able to:

  • explain the risks involved when using lifts and stairs.

Electrical Safety

After completing this section you will be able to:

  • explain the reasons why electricity should be treated with the utmost respect
  • explain the effects of electric shock
  • list the ways in which you can protect yourself from electric shock.

Trips, Slips and Falls

After completing this section you will be able to:

  • define the meaning of good housekeeping
  • give examples of poor housekeeping that should be eliminated
  • give examples of good housekeeping which should be maintained
  • explain how tripping/falling hazards can be minimised.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should have an understanding of:

  • After completing this module you should have an understanding of:
  • explain the limitations of a person who is not trained as a First Aider
  • define the primary and secondary purposes of first aid
  • explain how a person who is not trained as a First Aider can be useful in ensuring the best outcome for the casualty
  • define the information that will be asked of you if you call 112
  • understand that any accident or incident involving a service user must be recorded in their care plan
  • define what should be recorded on an accident or incident.

Encountering a Casualty

After completing this module you should have an understanding of:

  • demonstrate understanding of the acronym DRAB
  • define who can give mouth to mouth resuscitation
  • give examples of what signs to look for to determine the seriousness of the casualty’s condition
  • explain how to examine a casualty
  • explain how to put a casualty in the recovery position.

Checking a Pulse

After completing this module you should have an understanding of:

  • demonstrate understanding of the two ways to check a pulse.

The First Aid Box

After completing this module you should have an understanding of:

  • show understanding of the contents of the First Aid box
  • explain why tablets, ointments and creams should not be kept in a First Aid box
  • define good infection control practice in a first aid situation
  • explain signs of an incorrectly applied bandage.

Types of Injury

After completing this module you should have an understanding of:

  • explain how to stop blood flow
  • demonstrate what to do if someone has a nosebleed
  • explain what bruising may indicate
  • define what signs should be looked for if a person has had a head injury
  • explain what to do if someone has had an eye injury
  • define symptoms of a fracture
  • define symptoms of a dislocation
  • define symptoms of a spinal injury
  • explain what to do if a spinal injury is suspected
  • define symptoms of hypothermia
  • define the three types of burns
  • explain what to do if you suspect someone has swallowed a substance hazardous to health
  • define the symptoms of food poisoning
  • define the symptoms of a heart attack
  • define the symptoms of a stroke
  • explain the causes of shock
  • define the symptoms of shock
  • give examples of causes of anaphylactic shock
  • define the symptoms of anaphylactic shock
  • give examples of symptoms of an asthma attack
  • explain what to do if someone is having an asthma attack
  • explain what can cause dehydration
  • explain when a headache may be a cause for concern.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • identify possible carers
  • understand how people may become carers
  • have a knowledge of some facts about being a carer
  • reflect the diversity of carers that you might meet
  • understand how some adults need care and support
  • have an understanding of young carers and young adult carers and what they may have to do

Issues and Barriers Faced by Carers

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand the negative health, social and financial consequences of being a carer and how they impact upon each other
  • have an understanding of the adverse effects of caring on young carers
  • understand how useful carers are in planning patient care

Engaging with Carers

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand how supporting carers starts with recognition
  • recognise what makes a carers life easier
  • understand the reasons staff might be hesitant to engage with carers
  • recognise ways and top tips to identify carers
  • relate to what it means to be a carer
  • define ways to support carers

Identify What Your Organisation can do to Support Carers and the Benefits of Doing This

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • identify what your organisation can do to support carers
  • understand the benefits of supporting carers

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this section you will be able to:

  • define the terms privacy and dignity
  • understand that it is important to get to know individuals
  • explain why it is important that people as equals when giving care

Confidentiality

After completing this section you will be able to:

  • explain the importance of confidentiality and how it is part of providing good care and support
  • give examples of personal information
  • explain good information sharing practice

Privacy and Dignity in Care and Support

After completing this section you will be able to:

  • understand the importance of talking to a person to find out their wishes in different situations
  • give examples of ways a care giver can protect an individual’s privacy and dignity
  • define why personal space is important

Making Choices

After completing this section you will be able to:

  • explain the importance of individuals being involved in decisions that affect their care
  • define what is needed for people to make choices
  • give examples of the ways that you can help someone make an informed choice
  • understand why guidance and advice should be sought if there is uncertainty about the capacity to make decisions

Risk Assessments

After completing this section you will be able to:

  • explain why a risk assessment should be a part of an individual’s care plan
  • list the five steps in the HSE risk assessment model
  • define the process for individuals who are unhappy with a decision about their care

Supporting Active Participation

After completing this section you will be able to:

  • define the meaning of active participation
  • explain the benefits to an individual of taking control of their care and support

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • define the term learning disability
  • introduce the key principles of current government policy
  • list some of the questions that can be used to help recognise a learning disability
  • be aware of the differences in abilities and needs that people with learning disabilities may have.

Common Health Issues for People with Learning Disabilities

After completing this module you should be able to understand:

  • health problems that are more common for people with a learning disability
  • conditions that are associated with learning disabilities and potential health implications
  • some of the commonly missed conditions in people with a learning disability.

Communication

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand the fundamentals of effective communication
  • demonstrate awareness of the ways that communication can be different with people with a learning disability
  • give examples of ineffective and effective communication
  • define the recommendations for good practice in communicating with people with learning disabilities.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • understand the fundamentals of effective communication
  • demonstrate awareness of the ways that communication can be different with people with a learning disability
  • give examples of ineffective and effective communication
  • define the recommendations for good practice in communicating with people with learning disabilities.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • explain the concept of customer care within the healthcare sector
  • give examples of positive first impressions
  • give examples of negative first impressions.

Dealing with Customers

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • recognise the reasons for customer dissatisfaction
  • ensure that when dealing with customers you meet or exceed their expectations.

Effective Communication

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • identify what skills are required to communicate effectively
  • explain how these skills can be improved
  • recognise what inhibits good communication.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should have an awareness of:

  • the link between energy and carbon
  • the international/national importance of carbon management
  • statutory/mandatory ‘drivers’ for carbon management
  • the amount of energy used/cost of energy used across an organisation
  • the application of simple good energy/carbon housekeeping
  • energy/carbon management being the responsibility of all staff
  • the HCO’s Energy and Carbon Management Policy
  • the HCO’s Carbon Management Plan.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • follow good working practice whilst using your Display Screen Equipment
  • reduce your risk of developing musculoskeletal issues.

The purpose of this e-learning programme is to be thought provoking and to answer many of your questions by: –

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • providing advice on how you can usefully improve your own workstation layout and methods of work
  • ensuring that we comply with the Regulations by providing the necessary training and assessments.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand the extent of domestic abuse in the UK.

Domestic Abuse Issues

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • recognise domestic abuse
  • understand the effects of domestic abuse.

What to do if you Suspect Domestic Abuse

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • recognise the early warning signs of domestic abuse
  • be confident to ask a patient you think may be suffering from domestic abuse questions
  • know how to offer them support.

Learning Outcomes

Introduction

After completing this module you should :

  • understand the importance of electrical safety within the workplace
  • be aware of some simple precautions to take whilst at work.

Learning Outcomes

Records Management

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • understand why records are a valuable resource
  • understand why records must be accurate, up to date and accessible
  • explain the responsibilities within the records management system.

NABH Compliant Modules

OUTCOME: 

The primary aim of the Hospital Infection Control (HIC) program is to prevent or minimize the potential for nosocomial infections in patients as well as in staff by breaking the chain of transmission.

At the end of training the trainee should be well versed with the various HIC practices and will understand the value of following good hospital infection control protocols.

OUTCOME: 

The trainee will know about:

  • Rationale of pain management
  • Various drugs used for pain management & dosages
  • Factors influencing analgesic need
  • Various routes of drug administration.

OUTCOME:

The trainee will be well versed with:

  • Management of patient undergoing Anaesthesia
  • Precautions, Physical examination and tests to be done in patients before anaesthesia is administered
  • Various types of anaesthesia and the effects of each way
  • ASA Classification
  • Developing the anaesthesia plan and checklist for administrating anesthesia.

OUTCOME: 

The trainee at the end of training will be able to answer the following:

  • What is a medical error
  • How various errors happen
  • Types of error
  • How it can be prevented.

OUTCOME: 

On completion the trainees will be well versed with the below:

  • Definition and Causes of Pressure Ulcer
  • Identification of risk factors and patients at risk
  • Common Pressure areas
  • Stages and grading of pressure Ulcer
  • Skin Assessment using Braden Scale
  • Back Care and Positioning.

OUTCOME:

After the training the user will:

  • Know about the blood donation policy
  • Rationale use of blood products
  • Criteria of patient selection for blood transfusion
  • Knowledge about screening of blood components.