Skills Training for HCA’s Working in GP Surgeries

Practical core skills training based course underpinned with essential theory and knowledge. Aimed at healthcare assistants who need to develop their role.


The impact of modern lifestyles on health

New patient registration and health checks

Understanding and applied physiology of

  • Coronary heart disease
  • Diabetes - hypo and hyperglycaemia
  • Renal disease
  • Asthma and COPD
  • Overview of spirometry
  • Womens and mens health
  • Mental health
  • Health screening, common tests and procedures
  • Record keeping and its importance

Practical workshops on:

Understanding and accurately recording

  • Blood pressure
  • Pulse
  • Respiration
  • Temperature
  • Urine tests
  • Blood glucose and cholesterol testing
  • Peak flow
  • Teaching Inhaler techniques/promoting concordance with inhaler use
  • Glasgow Coma Scoring


Understand the management of commonly presenting medical conditions and the significance of recording accurate diagnostic investigations.


Dates available on arrangement

M&K Update Ltd can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

Inhouse training (at your location) for groups, our fees are per course and we stipulate a course maximum capacity (there is no minimum number)
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