Mandatory Training Updates for Nurses/HCA- Skills for Health (CSTF) Aligned

Global Health Professionals Ltd (GHPL)
Delivery Method: Face-to-face
Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify relevant legislations, UK and Scotland national policies and guidelines, professionals accountability and code of practice for health and social care workers.
    Identify Health and Safety at work, identifying workplace hazards, reporting incidents and near misses.
  • Identify fire-related equipment and signs and knowing how to act in the event of fire in the workplace. Demonstrate fire evacuation using a manikin and proper use of fire extinguisher.
  • Understand the fundamentals of Information Governance, data protection, confidentiality and Caldicott principles
  • Describe the importance of person centred care when providing health care services in relation to Equality and Diversity. Understand how to take appropriate action and who to speak to in case of abuse. Describe the principles of Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults.Demonstrate awareness of what to do in case of child abuse. Recognise the importance of Safeguarding of Vulnerable Children.
  • Define Healthcare Associated Infections and demonstrate an understanding of why this is important including roles and responsibilities. Describe the importance of safe management and identification of alert conditions such as diarrhoea and vomiting, including specific organisms such as MRSA and C. diff. Demonstrate hand washing technique and use of PPE.
  • Identify the key steps in providing patients with best quality care using appropriate, safe and dignified manual handling procedures. Demonstrate correct posture for safe moving and handling practices with the use of equipment e.g. hoisting equipment, sliding sheets, belts
  • Demonstrate an effective Basic Life Support in accordance with Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines which may include management of effective airway management , CPR, choking, and the lateral/recovery position. Demonstrate a safe operation of Automated External Defibrillator (AED), in accordance with Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines.
Course Contents:
  • Legislations and National Guidelines
  • Professional Code of Conduct
  • Consent in Care and Treatment
  • CSTF Health and Safety and Welfare (Risk Assessment , RIDDOR,COSHH, Display Screen Equipment and Fall Prevention)
  • CSTF Information Governance (Caldicott Principles, Confidentiality, Counter Fraud, Data Protection and Record Management)
  • CSTF NHS Conflict Resolution (Communication, Violence/Aggression, Lone Worker, Complaints Handling)
  • CSTF Equality, Diversity and Human Rights
  • CSTF Safeguarding Adults Level 1 and 2 (Mental Health Act and MCA)
  • CSTF Preventing of Radicalisation
  • CSTF Safeguarding Children Level 1 and 2
  • CSTF Infection Prevention and Control 1 and 2
  • Food Safety Level 2
  • CSTF Fire Safety (Theory and Practical)
  • CSTF Moving and Handling (Theory and Practical Patient Handling)
  • CSTF Adult, Paediatric and Newborn Basic Life Support (BLS) Level 1 and 2 with AED (Theory and Practical)
  • Theory and Practical Skills Assessments
Assessment:
  • The above topics are followed by a theoretical assessment with a pass mark of 90 % designed to test candidates’ understanding of the course.
  • Candidates needs to demonstrate practical safe and assessed manual/patient handling procedures and Basic Life support practical using a training manikin.
  • Where candidates does not meet the required level of assessment they should complete the refresher training along with theoretical and practical assessments required, free of charge.

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