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Vital Sign Training inc. Blood Glucose Checking & Oxygen Therapy, Early Warning Score & SEPSIS Training for HCAs

September 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Vital Sign Training inc. Blood Glucose Checking & Oxygen Therapy & Early Warning Score & SEPSIS Training for HCAs

Duration: 1 Day Training

Location: Cork

Provider: Irish Association of Healthcare Assistants

IAHA Members Price: €65.00

Non Members Price:   €85.00 (Discounts available for multiple bookings- contact us)

Candidates: Candidates for this course are expected to have a QQI Level 5 Healthcare Qualification, CPR/AED & be working in a health care setting.

This course is aimed at health care workers who are required to record and report clinical observations and carry out blood glucose checking in their place of work.

Identify safe and effective practice in measuring and recording patients’ vital signs in the NEWS Adult Patient Observation Chart and communicating the total EWS and vital signs to the RN in accordance with local policy.

By the end of this course candidates will be able to:-

  • Understand & state normal parameters for pulse, blood pressure, temperature, respiration and oxygen saturation
  • Take a manual and automatic blood pressure
  • Take and record temperature, respirations, radial pulse and oxygen saturations
  • Explain how to assess level of consciousness using AVPU
  • Take a blood glucose reading
      • Benefits of Oxygen Therapy
      • The Dangers of Hypoxia
      • Patient Assessment
      • Adult & Child Oxygen Administration
      • Treating Respiratory Failure
      • Continuous Patient Monitoring
      • Safety in the Presence of Oxygen
      • Flow Rates and Gauges
      • Storage of Oxygen Cylinders
      • Understanding & Identification of SEPSIS
      • Calculating a total EWS & Communicating findings to the delegating RN

Contact: info@iaha.ie   Email: 089 9667041

All our Trainers are experts in the field of Healthcare.

We bring realistic training, relating real life events into the classroom. 


September 14, 2019
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Irish Association of Healthcare Assistants