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Martin Cassidy Healthcare // Training Courses


NURSING AND HEALTHCARE TRAINING COURSES

Nursing and Healthcare staff have the opportunity to choose from any of the options below. Nursing and Healthcare staff will then have an opportunity to develop their own portfolio as evidence of maintaining their Nursing and Care Skills competencies.

Booking - to book any of these courses, get in touch today or phone for a chat on 0141 374 2608 or 077 614 37702.



SAFE CLIENT RESTRAINT TECHNIQUES IN THE HEALTH CARE SETTING

BTEC (Level 3 accredited; bespoke training options available to suit your individual clinical areas needs)

  • Alternatives To Restraint
  • Legislation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Managing Conflict
  • Challenging Behaviours
  • Prevention Of Crisis
  • Necessary, Reasonable and Proportionate Interventions
  • Restraint - A Very Last Resort!
  • The Psychology of Aggression
  • Physical Techniques - Dignity, Respect & Safety For All
  • Effective Debriefing
  • Personal Safety For Staff

All training will be undertaken within a controlled, fully assessed and safe environment. This will maximise the safety and wellbeing of all participants.



SAFE MOVING AND ASSISTING IN CARE

Course duration: 1 day course
Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • Understand how current relevent legislation affects employees, and how it affects employers.
  • Have an increased awareness of the Anatomy of the spine in relation to conducting manual handling activities.
  • Be aware of how to avoid back injuries caused by poor posture.
  • Be able to demonstrate a satisfactory level of knowledge of 'controversial techniques'.
  • Have the ability to demonstrate how to move & handle clients using only safe handling techniques.


ANAPHYLAXIS TRAINING

Course duration: 3 hours
Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • Anaphylaxis overview
  • Definition
  • Causes of anaphylactic and anaphylactoid reactions
  • Recognition of signs and symptoms
  • Treatment and practice with trainer pens (EpiPen)
  • Precautionary methods-management of the patient
  • Child CPR
  • Adult CPR
  • Recovery Position


PRESSURE AREA CARE

Course duration: 3 hours
Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • Understand how to prevent pressure area deterioration
  • Identify good pressure area care
  • Cite causes of pressure sores
  • Utilise effective risk assessment
  • Treat pressure sores by applying current best practice policy procedures
  • How to record the management of pressure area care


CATHETERISATION TRAINING

Course duration: 3 hours
Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • Bladder function and dysfunction
  • Assessing the need for catheterisation
  • Catheter Insertion and infection control
  • Catheter drainage options
  • Catheter maintenance
  • Education of patients, their carers and healthcare personnel


VENEPUNCTURE TRAINING

Course duration: 3 hours
Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • What is the purpose of taking blood?
  • Vascular Anatomy and Physiology
  • Possible complications of Venepuncture
  • Health and Safety considerations
  • Contraindications to Venepuncture
  • Practical group work
  • Disposal of equipment
  • Legal guidelines


DEMENTIA AND CARING FOR THE ELDERLY CONFUSED

Course duration: 3 hours
Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • Maintaining dignity
  • Promoting independence
  • What is dementia?
  • How does dementia affect sufferers?
  • Basic care skills to help the dementia sufferer
  • Improving communication with the dementia sufferer


PROMOTING URINARY CONTINENCE

Course duration: 3 hours
Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • Urological physiology
  • What causes urinary incontinence?
  • Maintaining bladder health
  • Diseases of the urinary system
  • Treatments to promote urinary continence
  • Maintaining skin integrity
  • Psychological support for the incontinent client
  • Improving the quality of life for the incontinent client
  • Products that are used in managing incontinence


PROMOTING WOUND HEALING

Course duration: 3 hours
Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • The structure of the skin
  • Types of wounds
  • Things that hinder wound healing
  • Caring for an acute wound
  • Cleansing a wound
  • Explain the signs and symptoms of infected wounds
  • Review the principles underlying the care of chronic wounds
  • Available products for wound care and treatment


INFECTION CONTROL/HAND HYGIENE

Course duration: 3 hours
Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • How infection spreads in a clinical setting
  • How to clean your hands effectively
  • Important ways of reducing cross-infection
  • Common infections in the healthcare setting
  • Appropriate glove usage
  • Handling of body fluids and personal protective equipment
  • Correct disposal of clinical waste
  • Alcohol gel use
  • Standard precautions


STOMA CARE AND BOWEL MANAGEMENT

Course duration: 3 hours
Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • Manage the care of clients with colostomies and ileostomies
  • Importance of skin care and the procedure of stoma bag changing (includes one and two piece systems)
  • Managing the diet of the constipated client
  • Sessions will include practical activity relating to changing colostomy and ileostomy bags
  • Hygiene and the disposal of contaminated equipment


PERSONAL CARE AND HYGIENE

Course duration: 3 hours
Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • Support people to maintain their personal hygiene and appearance, and their living environment, to the standards that they want
  • Choice and control
  • Avoid assumptions about appropriate standards of hygiene for individuals
  • Take cultural factors into consideration during needs assessment
  • Cleanliness, dignity and self-respect
  • Cleanliness and self esteem
  • Practical assistance in care practice


END OF LIFE CARE AND THE CARE PATHWAY

Course duration: 3 hours
Course numbers: Minimum 6 staff maximum 12 staff

  • Death and dying
  • The psychology of dying
  • Respect and self esteem
  • What the Care Pathway is
  • When to initiate the Care Pathway
  • How the Care Pathway improves care for patients and relatives
  • What the Care Pathway means for the multidisciplinary team


Martin Cassidy Healthcare Services

Nursing and Healthcare Training Courses

Maintaining your nursing and care skills competencies

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First Aid Training Courses

Including paediatric first aid and emergency and first aid at work

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Health and Safety Training Courses

Course Trainers are PTLLS and minimum Level 3 NEBOSH qualified practitioners

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Martin Cassidy Healthcare

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