Our half-day course is designed to refresh the knowledge of participants on the core vital signs which should be monitored on patients under their care. It also focuses on the need to effectively and efficiently obtain vital signs and monitor patients.
Who is this course for?:
This course is ideal for healthcare providers working in both hospital and pre-hospital setting, such as nurses & healthcare assistants
1: The importance of taking accurate vital signs. On completion of Module 1, the participant understands the importance of taking vital signs.
2: Assessing vital signs. On completion of Module 2, the participant is able to assess the vital signs in a patient: 1) body temperature, 2) pulse, 3) respiration, 4) blood pressure 5) SPo2 & Oxygen Delivery 6) Glucose 7) Urinalysis
3: Recording Vital Signs. On completion of Module 3, the participant is able to record the vital signs in the correct way for all other healthcare professionals involved in the patient.
The course is interactive with each theory session being followed by a demonstration, practical tasks and assessment of individual skills.
Duration: 4 Hours