Introduction Courses for Nurses & HCAs

All our Introduction courses are designed to support clinicians in the work place.

November 2019

Spirometry Workshop

This course is designed for HCAs and Nurses new to this topic. It includes why we need spirometry, airway obstruction in asthma and COPD, identifying if it is asthma or COPD, using a spirometer in primary care and the first steps in interpretation.
Tuesday 19, Nov
0930 - 1630

January 2020

BP/ECG/Lifestyle

Wednesday 8, Jan
0930 - 1630

Basic Wound Care

Thursday 16, Jan
0930 - 1630

Doppler Introduction

Wednesday 22, Jan
0930 - 1630

Dermatology Workshop

This course is a basic guide to dermatology for HCAs and Nurses new to this subject. It will include: 1. Recognition of normal moles and how to recognise melanoma. 2. Recognition of normal warts, BCC's, verrucas and other more unusual growths that require referral. 3. Eczema and psoriasis in babies, children and adults - basic recognition and treatments. 4. Common rashes - how to recognise and how to treat (including common childhood diseases and notifyable diseases). 5. Psychology - coping with living with a skin complaint and how it effects families.
Thursday 23, Jan
0930 - 1630

Introduction to Leg Ulcer Management

Thursday 30, Jan
0930 - 1630

February 2020

Asthma Introduction

This course will introduce the physiology of asthma, causes and treatments. It will also cover diagnosis asthma, emergency care and long-term treatment.
Tuesday 25, Feb
0930 - 1630

March 2020

COPD Introduction

This course will identify the common causes of COPD, management of the condition and how to treat exacerbations. It will also introduce the psychological impact of the disease ans cover how it is diagnosed in primary care.
Tuesday 10, Mar
0930 - 1630

Minor Illness Consultation Skills

Consultation skills for Minor Illness Practitioners. This course covers consultation models and skills required to assist you in gaining the maximum out of your minor illness consultations.
Friday 20, Mar
0930-1630

May 2020

Basic Wound Care

Wednesday 13, May
0930 - 1630

July 2020

Introduction to Leg Ulcer Management

Thursday 9, Jul
0930 - 1630

Venepuncture Introduction

Wednesday 15, Jul
0930 - 1630

November 2020

Basic Wound Care

Wednesday 18, Nov
0930 - 1630

Doppler Inroduction

Wednesday 25, Nov
0930 - 1630

December 2020

Venepuncture Introduction

Wednesday 2, Dec
0930 - 1630