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Online Clinical Observations Training Course | Clinical Observations – Elearning
Clinical observations training is a very important topic that all health and social care workers should understand, below is some more information on what clinical observations is and why it is important that learners understand it.
What are clinical observations?
"Clinical observations skills are those basic skills required to competently and confidently assess a patient's health state, using vital signs such as checking the patient's breathing, pulse rate, blood pressure, body temperature and oxygen saturations.”
Why are clinical observations training important?
Clinical observations are a very important topic for health and social care workers to understand. One of the key points of clinical observations training is how to measure blood pressure, heart rate and other body levels that help the clinical worker to make a decision on the correct clinical decision and treatment for a patient.
Who should take our clinical observations training course?
Our online clinical observations training course should be taken by all professionals working in health and social care settings, these include nurses, doctors, locum doctors, locum nurses, allied healthcare professionals (AHP’s), healthcare assistants and care home staff.
What is covered in our clinical observations training course?
Our online clinical observations training course is written to Skills for Health recommendations and includes the following topics:
- An introduction to clinical observation skills
- Basic clinical observations
- Hand hygiene
- Breathing/respiratory rate
- Pulse rate
- Body temperature
- Blood pressure
- Oxygen saturation levels
- Peak flow testing
- Blood glucose testing
- Urine testing
- Body mass index
- Assessing patients’ skin
- Supporting medication administration
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