12 training courses found
SUITABILITY Detailed interpretation of the chest radiograph is a skill that requires many years of clinical practice and experience. This programme is not intended to offer an exhaustive reference for chest x-ray diagnosis.
SUITABILITY This course is suitable for any healthcare professional who is responsible for the care of patients presenting with chest pain. It will be of particular interest to Nurses working in acute Medical, Accident & Emergency and Cardiac depts.
SUITABILITY Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an emergency technique used to treat individuals who have gone into cardiac arrest. CPR can be performed by healthcare professionals or by a suitably trained lay person.
SUITABILITY > This course will provide essential knowledge about causes of food contamination and preventative measures necessary to ensure food safety. This programme is suitable for anybody involved in the management, handling and preparation of food and the cleaning of food areas.
SUITABILITY Research by the NPSA (National Patient Safety Agency) shows that almost one in ten patients in UK hospitals experience harm or even death as a consequence of drug errors. Drug errors occur for a number of reasons and this programme will focus primarily on the avoidance of drug errors that occur through incorrect drug calculations.
SUITABILITY This course is suitable for any Healthcare Professionals who require an understanding of the significance of arterial blood gas results, the mechanisms of acid-base balance and compensation.
SUITABILITY Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death in the UK and accounts for around 34% of all deaths. Health practitioners have a vital role in the ongoing prevention, reduction and management of coronary heart disease.
SUITABILITY This course will provide an overview of anaphylaxis, its causes, symptoms and treatment. It will then describe how to perform adult basic life support.
SUITABILITY > Immunisation programmes are among the most successful public health measures. This programme will be of interest to any healthcare professional who immunises or advises on immunisation.
SUITABILITY A permanent cardiac pacemaker is a small, implantable electronic device that is used to maintain sufficient heart rate when the hearts own natural, intrinsic pacemakers fail. Pacemakers are indicated for use in the treatment of symptomatic bradycardia.
SUITABILITY Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia. It may be associated with symptoms, but may also be asymptomatic.
SUITABILITY This programme will be of interest to any health professional whose patients present with chest pain. It will be of particular interest to paramedics, GPs and nurses involved in the early or pre-hospital management of patients with suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome.