Senior Nursing Assistants (Children) Annual Update

 

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/hospital.

Learning Outcomes

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

 

Day 1 & 2 (Mandatory Component)

  • Discuss the relevance of monitoring and reporting vital signs recognising, and acting appropriately, if a child’s condition is deteriorating/ Introduction to PEWS
  • Outline the role of the children’s support worker in an emergency situation, initiating, or supporting others, in basic life support of infant/child/adult, as required
  • Safely move and handle children
  • Outline and apply the principles of safeguarding children and take appropriate measures

 

Days 3 & 4 (Clinical Skills- Updates)

  • Discuss and demonstrate, in a simulated situation, the management of the child with a tracheostomy
  • Describe and demonstrate, in a simulated situation, the procedure of safe management of a nasogastric tube in child and administration of enteral feed.
  • Describe and demonstrate, in a simulated situation, the procedure of safe management of a gastrostomy device in child and administration of enteral feed.
  • Outline the safe management of child with a jejunostomy device, including enteral feeding.
  • Review management of epilepsy in children

Audience

Children’s Home Carers and Children’s ward-based Nursery Nurses

Method

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration & Simulated Practice/ Practice Scenarios/ Work-Stations

 

Cost

£420.00

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 Nursing Assistants 14, 15, 16 & 17 January 2019
(9.00 - 4.30)
CEC - Altnagelvin Melanie Elliott
Briege Bradley
For WHSCT Nursing Assistants 4, 5, 6 & 7 February 2019
(9.00 - 4.30)
CEC - Altnagelvin Melanie Elliott
Briege Bradley