Childrens HCA 4 Day Annual Update (For Childrens Ward Based Nursery Nurses + Home Carers (For WHSCT Staff only)

 

Purpose

This 4 day programme will develop and update the knowledge, skills and attitudes of the children’s support worker in the safe and effective care of the sick child in community or hospital.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

 Day 1 & 2 (Mandatory Component):

  • Discuss and apply the principles of child protection / safeguarding children and take appropriate measures if any concerns
  • Handle and move children safely
  • Discuss relevance of undertaking observations of vital signs/PEWS in a child, and action appropriately
  • Outline the role of the children’s support worker in a paediatric emergency situation, initiating, or supporting others, in basic life support when required
  • Apply the principles of environmental cleanliness
  • Review the legal and professional aspects relating to care of children and the role of children’s support worker, e.g. consent, boundaries, record keeping, communication
  • Describe the role of the children’s support worker in the implementation of child’s care plan.

Audience

Childrens Ward Based Nursery Nurses

Home Carers

Method

Lecture and discussion

Cost

£328.00

Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.




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Label Dates & Times Venue Facilitator Administrator
for WHSCT HCA's only Mon 29 + Tues 30 + Wed 31 Jan + Thurs 1 Feb 2018
(9.00am - 4.30pm)
CEC - Altnagelvin Melanie Elliott
Briege Bradley
for WHSCT HCA's only Mon 26 + Tues 27 + Wed 28 February + Thursday 1 March 2018
(9.00am - 4.30pm)
CEC - Altnagelvin Melanie Elliott
Briege Bradley
for WHSCT HCA's only Mon 23 +Tues 24 + Wed 25 + Thurs 26 April 2018
(9.30am - 4.45pm)
Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex (New Hospital) Melanie Elliott
Briege Bradley
for WHSCT HCA's only Mon 11, Tues 12, Wed 13, Thurs 14 June 2018
(9.00am - 4.30pm)
CEC - Altnagelvin Melanie Elliott
Briege Bradley