COURSES AND PACKAGES

Combined course packages

Online (Modules 1 to 9), SOVA L2 (POVA L2), POCA L2, and Food Safety and Hygiene
£54.95

Online (Modules 1 to 9), SOVA L2 (POVA L2) and POCA L2
£49.95

Online (Modules 1 to 9) and POCA (Level 2)
£44.95

Online (Modules 1 to 9) and SOVA (POVA) Level 2
£44.95

Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) Level 2 & Safeguarding Children and Young Adults (POCA) Level 2
£23.95

Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) Level 3 & Safeguarding Children and Young Adults (POCA) Level 3
£29.95

Individual courses and packages

Please choose combined course packages where more than one course is required, to ensure low costs.

Online (Modules 1 to 9)
£39.95

The 9 modules include: fire safety, infection control, lone worker, handling of violence and aggression, Caldicott Protocols (Information Governance, Data Protection and Caldicott Protocol), complaint & conflict resolution training, health & safety including risk incident reporting, COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health regulation) Training Programme, RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases & Dangerous Occurrences Regulations)

Safeguarding Children & Young Adults (POCA) - Level 2
£17.95

This course aims to provide key knowledge regarding issues related to 'safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people'. This includes understanding key safeguarding definitions, recognising types of child abuse and knowing how to deal with suspected/reported cases of abuse in an appropriate fashion. The course also addresses professional responsibilities towards children; knowing how to react and prevent child abuse; handle information about a child and their guardian. The aim of the course is to make Health & Social Care workers aware of their role in Safeguarding Children & Young Adults.

Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) - Level 2
£17.95

Under the UK law, all Health & Social Care professionals working with vulnerable adults are required to pass a training course for the Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (POVA). This course aims to provide the Health & social Care workers with some of the key knowledge and skills necessary to recognise and respond to abuse. This involves the ability to identify and report concerns of the abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults, and to understand the worker’s role the investigation process.

Safeguarding Children & Young Adults (POCA) - Level 3
£19.95

This course has been written to introduce its reader to the ADVANCED level of Safeguarding Children & Young Adults. This involves understanding safeguarding definitions, legislation, inter-agency framework and policies; recognising types of abuse; professional responsibilities towards children; ways of recognising, responding, recording and preventing child abuse; handling information about a child and their guardian; clinical knowledge, skills and responsibilities, working with other professionals. This course has been verified by Skills for Health against the UK Core Skills Training Framework subject "Safeguarding children".

Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) - Level 3
£19.95

Health and social care professionals working with adults are required to complete a training course for the Safeguarding Adults at Risk (Vulnerable Adults), often referred to as POVA. This course draws upon legislation and official guidance references, including: - Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (POVA) Scheme 2004 - Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 - No Secrets — The Protection of Vulnerable Adults 2000 & 2009 (official guidance published by the Department of Health and the Home Office) - Care Standards Act 2000. - The Mental Health Act 1983 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005 - The Human Rights Act 1998 - The Equality Act 2010 This course is intended for health and social care professionals; designated referrers; investigators; managers of staff who may refer; those who chair investigations; those who are responsible for operational management of safeguarding issues or strategic management across services. It draws upon good practice guidance, in particular, the Sussex Multi-Agency Policy and Procedure for Safeguarding Adults at Risk. This course has been verified by Skills for Health against the UK Core Skills Training Framework subject "Safeguarding adults". © 2013 Interactive Healthcare Training Ltd Any copying in whole or in part of the text of this training programme is strictly prohibited. Moral rights of the author under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 are asserted.

The Care Certificate
£59.95

The Domiciliary Care Annual Refresher Package
£56.95

An Introduction to NEWS2 & the Early Warning Signs of Sepsis
£14.95

This course has been designed to provide you with an awareness of the 'National Early Warning Score' in its current form (aka. NEWS2). This course will cover the following: - Learning Outcomes - What Is NEWS2? - How Does NEWS2 Work? - Using NEWS2 When Identifying and Monitoring Sepsis - Where Should NEWS2 Be Used? - Changes to NEWS2 - Case Study - Implementing NEWS2 - Summary of NEWS2 - Useful Resources & References By the end of this course, you will be able to read a NEWS2 chart and will understand the numerical scoring system. You will also know the physiological parameters that are included in NEWS2. It also covers the use of NEWS2 in identifying and monitoring sepsis. The purpose of the course is not to measure competency in diagnosing or treating patients with sepsis, nor is it meant to be used to measure competency in completing a NEWS2 chart. This course is likely to take 1 hour and is worth 1 CPD hour. ©2020 Interactive Healthcare Training Ltd Any copying in whole or in part of the text of this training programme is strictly prohibited. Moral rights of the author under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 are asserted.

Anaphylaxis Awareness
£12.95

After completing this module you should be able to understand what anaphylaxis is, its causes & symptoms, and how to treat it. You should also have a better understanding of how adrenaline works and how it should be used to treat anaphylactic shock. © 2013 Interactive Healthcare Training Ltd. Any copying in whole or in part of the text of this training programme is strictly prohibited. Moral rights of the author under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 are asserted.

Autism & Asperger's Syndrome Awareness
£17.95

Autism can be defined as a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people and the world around them. As a Neurodevelopmental disorder, autism is not curable, but there are lots of ways in which you can help an autistic person and their family. While it is a condition that covers a wide spectrum of differences, sometimes including a learning disability or epilepsy, autism will affect each person in very different ways. Part of your role is to be flexible and adaptable given the range of symptoms of autism; you’ll then be in a position to offer individualised care based on the assessment of needs.

Basic Adult & Paediatric Life Support (Including AED Training)
£19.95

Basic Life Support is a specialist course covering terminology, legal requirements and basic life support techniques in case of an emergency. The course aims in particular to teach its readers how to assess an incident and manage a casualty who is choking, vomiting, unconscious or not breathing. The course uses audio-visual elements to help the readers learn how to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation step by step and how to manage an unconscious person. This course also includes proper defibrillation use. This course can be used as stand-alone or in conjunction with practical training. This course has been verified by Skills for Health against the UK Core Skills Training Framework subject "Resuscitation". © 2013 Interactive Healthcare Training Ltd. Any copying in whole or in part of the text of this training programme is strictly prohibited. Moral rights of the author under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 are asserted.

Blood Component Transfusion
£17.95

This course is for people that assess or manage transfusions and alternatives as part of their daily duties. It is useful for staff new to blood transfusion nursing, existing nurses refreshing their learning and non-medical prescribers for blood components. It is not suitable for staff in the specialist settings of Maternity, Paediatrics and Critical Care.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Defibrillation and Anaphylaxis
£19.95

This course is aimed at healthcare professionals (although it can be studied by others who share an interest in the modules) After completing this course, the healthcare professional should have the theoretical knowledge to be able to: - Perform cardiopulmonary (CPR) to the Resuscitation Council (UK) 2010 guidelines - Safely use an automated external defibrillator - Recognise, and treat anaphylaxis This knowledge will be assessed through a multiple-choice question paper (self-assessment), and it is recommended that this theoretical knowledge is followed by optional, practical training. This course has been verified by Skills for Health against the UK Core Skills Training Framework subject "Resuscitation".

Catheter Care
£12.95

Urinary catheterisation is the insertion into the body of a flexible tube called a catheter, to drain the bladder and collect urine. Urinary catheters are usually inserted by doctors or nurses in hospital or the community. All healthcare workers involved in caring for patients with catheters need to understand basic catheter care, in order to achieve the best patient outcomes and minimise complications.

Chaperoning for Healthcare Professionals
£17.95

This course is designed for healthcare professionals undertaking the role of a chaperone as part of their duties. This course will cover: - What is a Chaperone and their roles and duties; - Understanding when a Chaperone needs to be present, and navigating the role with care; - The rights of patients and any concerns they may have; - Understanding confidentiality issues and the procedures involved in raising concerns, and; - Developing your communication skills for this role.

Communication
£12.95

This module covers the sixth of fifteen standards of the Care Certificate, 'communication'. It will provide knowledge of using effective communication at work, how to meet the language and communication needs of service users, how to promote effective communication, principles and practices of confidentiality, appropriate verbal and non-verbal communication, and communication aids and technology.

Complaint Training & Conflict Resolution
£9.95

Please be aware that this course is included in Online 1-9. The aim of this course is to give you some understanding of the issues & procedures involved in the handling and management of complaints, and conflict resolution in the workplace. Content will cover the following key areas: Complaint Training: - What is a complaint? - Types of complaint - How to deal with complaints correctly - Complaint responses - Abuse - Legislation - Statistics: official complaints and unofficial complaints - Complaint Training — Summary Conflict Resolution: - Conflict Resolution - Training Objectives - Legal Definitions of Conflict - Common Law - Legal References - Managing Patient behaviour - The Betaris Box - Reasons for Communication Failure - What is a conflict and when does it occur? - Warning signs to consider before conflict - How to respond to conflict? - Physical restraint, a last resort - Conflict Resolution — Summary This course has been verified by Skills for Health against the UK Core Skills Training Framework subject "NHS Conflict resolution (England)". © 2012 Interactive Healthcare Training Ltd. Any copying in whole or in part of the text of this training programme is strictly prohibited. Moral rights of the author under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 are asserted.

Consent Awareness
£14.95

This course has been designed to provide you with an awareness of the issues surrounding Consent in the NHS. This will include when consent should be sought, mental capacity and the Mental Capacity Act, and the rights of individuals to provide or withdraw consent. By the end of this course, you will be aware of best practice in all of the above situations, as well as many more. This course is mapped to NHS Skills for Health training framework guidelines.

Continence Care
£12.95

Continence is the ability to control the movements of both the bladder and bowel. Incontinence is when someone has little or no control over their bladder or bowel movements. Incontinence can also occur where there are no problems with the bowel or bladder, but mobility or other issues make using the toilet difficult.

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulation (COSHH)
£9.95

Please be aware that this course is included in Online 1-9. This course explores the subject of COSHH and what implications it has that are relevant to Health and Social Care Professionals. The content within this module includes: - Introduction to COSHH. - Hazardous substances in healthcare and prevention of exposure. - Dealing with accidents and emergencies. - Maintenance and control measures. - Assessment review, recording findings, risk assessment. - Employee consultation. - Employer's duties. - Training Q&A.

Core of Knowledge
£64.95

This course is designed to develop the reader’s knowledge of laser, IPL and LED delivery systems and optical radiation-tissue interactions. It will cover safety, hazards, risk assessments and practical considerations known as the “Core of Knowledge”. This is the minimum standard of training for authorised users, with refresher training to be completed at least every five years. It includes equipment used in conjunction with optical radiation equipment, such as optical fibres, contact tips, articulated arms etc. It excludes non-laser, non-IPL and UV treatment sources. This course is suitable for: - Healthcare professionals (e.g. doctors, surgeons, nurses and dentists using lasers, IPL and LEDs) - Beauty therapists that provide laser/ IPL treatments - Laser protection advisers, officers, and supervisors - Tattoo artists/ assistants using laser to remove tattoos - Environmental Health Officers (EHOs) and other regulators who visit establishments which use laser/ IPLs - Any other professionals who need to understand these devices The course consists of four modules, each with a quiz to assess your overall knowledge and application of the course content. There is a 75% pass mark you need to achieve to be certified. Disclaimer: This course provides detailed information on the “Core of “Knowledge”, but this should never replace technical information or local rules provided by your establishment. Please ensure you remain up-to-date with your local procedures and equipment.

Counter Fraud in the NHS
£12.95

Fraud in the UK has been known to government bodies as an issue since the late 1990’s. At this time the Department of Work and Pensions and the National Health Service (NHS) started to accurately measure the cost of fraud, in an effort to understand how much it was costing the taxpayer. Regular measurements have been taken after this, with the results of their findings published every two years.

COVID-19 Awareness
£19.95

This course will help the reader manage the threat of COVID-19 when working with vulnerable people in a healthcare setting. It will cover: • Structure & history of coronavirus • Understanding symptoms • Identifying risk groups • Testing for coronavirus • Disinfecting and hygiene • Personal Protective Equipment • Caring for residents with COVID-19 • Quarantine rules & guidelines. By the end of the course, the reader will: • Be able to describe the nature of COVID-19, its origin, and how it is spread • Understand how to minimise the risk of infection • Identify the main symptoms of COVID-19 • Understand what you should do if you, or someone you care for, displays symptoms • Be able to list the key elements of PPE and how it should be used • Learn how the disease should be treated. The purpose of the course is not to measure competency in diagnosing or treating patients with coronavirus. ©2020 Interactive Healthcare Training Ltd. Any copying in whole or in part of the text of this training programme is strictly prohibited. Moral rights of the author under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 are asserted.

Decontamination and Infection Control for Dentists and Dental Health Professionals
£19.95

Decontamination and Infection Control has been designed for all dentists and dental care professionals. The aim of this course is to update you on the current DISINFECTION AND DECONTAMINATION regulations, in accordance with the Health Technical Memorandum 01-05 and the BDA fact sheets. It includes the layout of the decontamination, the use of equipment for achieving good sterilization of the reusable instruments and rules on storage. This course will provide you with 5 Verifiable CPD hours, equivalent to 5 CPD points.

Dementia Awareness
£17.95

Dementia Awareness is a specialist, stand-alone course covering terminology, skills and knowledge necessary to enable and provide support to people living with dementia; to promote their independence through re-ablement and person centred approach - to ensure that they can continue to use their skills and abilities and maintain a good quality of life as much as possible. The course has been mapped to the Credit and Qualification Framework (QCF) Level 2 Award in Dementia Care and the six Common Core Principles for Supporting People with Dementia, listed by Skills for Care.

Diabetes Awareness
£17.95

This course is designed for healthcare professionals who support people with diabetes, helping them to understand their diagnosis and how to manage their blood sugar (glucose)levels. It is appropriate for all healthcare professionals with little, some or extensive knowledge of diabetes. It is advised that you follow operating clinical guidelines set by your healthcare institution for diabetes management at all times. This module will cover: - Diabetes overview - causes, symptoms, effects - Blood Glucose Meters - Glucagon - Blood, Urine, Ketone, C-peptide, Fasting, GAD and glucode tolerance testing - Patient Care - NICE target blood glucose levels - Type 1 diabetes - Diabetic Ketoacidosis - Care plans and support - Weight - Insulin therapy and injections - Type 2 diabetes - Medication - Complications - The role of the parent/ caregiver - Diabetes and pregnancy - Gestational Diabetes Mellitus - Handling birth and complications

Domiciliary Care Refresher Course
£19.95

This course is designed to refresh the learning of domiciliary carers on: Module 1 Keywords: Equality, Diversity, Inclusion, Discrimination, Respect and Dignity, Duty of Care and Record Keeping Module 2 Health & Safety: health and safety, Lone Worker Policy, fire safety, basic life support (including CPR) and falls awareness Module 3 Food Hygiene and Infection control: including safe preparation, chilling, safe cooking, personal hygiene, PPE, infection control. Module 4 Dementia and Challenging Behaviour: dementia awareness, Mental Capacity Act, nutrition and hydration, Positive Behaviour Support, handling violence and aggression, communication, person-centred care. Module 5 Safeguarding of Children and Adults: definition of safeguarding, who is at risk from abuse, what is abuse, types of abuse, signs of abuse in children, reporting abuse (in adults and children), risk assessments, documentation, reporting concerns, whistleblowing.

Duty of Care
£12.95

This course covers the third of fifteen standards of the Care Certificate, concerning 'Duty of Care'. It will provide knowledge on how your duty of care contributes to safe practice, optional support, dealing with complaints and comments, dealing with incidents, and dealing with confrontation and difficult subjects.

End of Life and Palliative Care
£17.95

When the Department of Health published its End of Life Care Strategy for England in July 2008, their aim was to promote high quality care for all adults at the end of life. The Strategy recognised that a 'cultural shift in attitude and behaviour related to end of life care' needed to occur within the health and social care workforce. This is a major challenge, given that in England alone, this represents more than 2.5 million employees involved in this type of care. The ‘End of Life and Palliative Care Module’ explores the key concepts on the preparation, planning, care and support of those who are dying and the people who are close to them.

Epilepsy Awareness
£17.95

Epilepsy is responsible for high levels of suffering, affecting more than 50 million people worldwide, thus making it an important public health problem. In Europe, 6 million people are impacted by the symptoms of epilepsy. Sufferers are of all ages, but epilepsy especially affects children, adolescents and the aged. This course will introduce you to epilepsy and will help you to understand the condition, how it is managed, what your role in this management is and what having a condition like epilepsy means in a real sense for the person affected by it.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
£17.95

This course has been written to familiarise its readers with the concepts of equality, diversity and inclusion, anti-discrimination legislation and policy implementation. The aim of this course is to enable the readers to learn more about the meaning and importance of equality, and to understand peoples' rights and responsibilities in relation to these concepts in the work environment. Learning outcomes: - Understanding what is meant by diversity, equality, inclusion and discrimination - Knowing how discrimination might occur in the work setting, both deliberately and inadvertently - Knowing ways of how to reduce discrimination - Being aware of key legislation - Understanding agreed ways of working (where these apply) relating to equality, diversity, discrimination and rights - Providing inclusive support - Knowing how to ensure that service provider’s own work is inclusive and respects the beliefs, culture, values and preferences of the service users - Knowing where/how to access information, advice and support about equality and inclusion - Knowing who to ask for advice and support about equality and inclusion. This course has been verified by Skills for Health against the UK Core Skills Training Framework subject "Equality, diversity & human rights".

Falls Awareness
£17.95

It is important to note that all older people do not fall, nor do people fall for no reason. People fall because of their risk factors, discussed later, either personal or environmental. It can be as a result of one factor, or multiple factors working in conjunction with another. Aims 1. Identify the people most at risk of injuring themselves during a fall 2. Reduce the likelihood of falling 3. Reduce severity of injuries from falls 4. Understand safe ways to assist following a fall Objectives 1. Accurately define a fall in line with national guidelines 2. Identify the personal risk factors involved in falling 3. List the activities most commonly associated with falls 4. Describe the environmental hazards that often lead to falls 5. Instruct others on how to reduce the risk of falling 6. Explain what measures you can take to reduce the effects of falls

Fire Safety Awareness
£9.95

Please be aware that this course is included in Online 1-9. This course examines fire safety procedures. On completion, you will be aware of your role and the role of others in relation to fire safety procedures. The following areas are covered: - Introduction of fire safety procedures. - Fire alarms and all types of fire extinguishers and usage, fire blankets, hose reels etc. - Classification of fire extinguishers, including BS EN3 European standardization. - Ways of establishing local knowledge for evacuation and fire safety guidelines on behalf of staff, clients and visitors. - Training Q&A. This course is verified by Skills for Health against the UK Core Skills Training Framework subject "Fire safety". © 2012 Interactive Healthcare Training Ltd Any copying in whole or in part of the text of this training programme is strictly prohibited. Moral rights of the author under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 are asserted.

First Aid Awareness
£19.95

First Aid Awareness is a specialist course covering terminology, legal requirements and first aid techniques in case of an emergency. The course aims in particular to teach its readers how to assess an incident and manage a casualty who is choking, bleeding, in shock, unconscious, not breathing or having a seizure. The course uses audio-visual elements to help the readers learn how to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation step by step; how to manage an unconscious person; and treat a casualty who is choking. The reader will also learn how to treat minor injuries that commonly occur in the workplace. This course can be used as stand-alone or in conjunction with practical training.

Food Safety and Hygiene (Including Nutrition and Oral Care)
£17.95

A comprehensive course covering food safety and hygiene for Health & Social Care workers who are involved with food handling in the homes of vulnerable people. Topics covered in the course: Food poisoning and Food and safety law (including hazard analysis), food spoilage, personal hygiene, hand washing techniques, food labelling, food shopping and transportation, delivered and gifted food, food preparation and storage, handling raw meat, temperature control and the cooling, freezing, defrosting and reheating of foods, nutrition and hydration, fluid intake,oral hygiene, cleaning procedures, safe disposal of food waste and pest control.

Handling of Violence and Aggression
£9.95

Please be aware that this course is included in Online 1-9. The goal and outcome of this module is to address ways of handling violence and aggression, paying particular attention to those issues relevant to Health and Social Care Professionals. We will cover the strategies that you may choose to adopt in order to avoid and if necessary handle, violence and aggression within the workplace. As a result, both yourself and others will be better placed to feel safer at work. This module includes: - What is physical and non-physical violence and aggression? - Bullying and harassment and the implications. - Harassment and assault by clients, patients or relatives. - Recognising early warning signals of violence to staff and risk awareness. - Self defence, summary of control, compromise, fighting back or fighting free. - Training Q&A. © 2012 Interactive Healthcare Training Ltd. Any copying in whole or in part of the text of this training programme is strictly prohibited. Moral rights of the author under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 are asserted.

Health & Safety Including Risk Incident Reporting
£9.95

Please be aware that this course is included in Online 1-9. The goals and outcomes of this course are to further your understanding of Health and Safety along two strands. The first is Health and Safety legislation and the second is your role and the role of others in relation to Health and Safety within the work place. The contents will cover the following areas: - Introduction to the Health and Safety training session. - Legislation roles and responsibilities. Health and Safety Executive regulations. - Guidance notes and codes of practice. - Management of Health and Safety in the work place. - Risk assessment (including risk reporting). - Bullying and harassment by members of staff. - Safe working practice. (Latex allergy, needle stick injuries/ sharp injury's, buying of new equipment). This course has been verified by Skills for Health against the UK Core Skills Training Framework subject "Health, safety & welfare".

Infection Control and Standard Precautions, HAI (MRSA & Clostridium Difficile)
£9.95

Infection Control and Standard Precautions, HAI (MRSA & Clostridium Difficile) is mandatory for all Health & Social Care professionals working in direct contact with people who need care, treatment or support and who have the potential to spread infection. The aim of the course is to help the readers understand issues related to infection control and prevention, ways of reducing the risk and controlling the spread of infection. The course also discusses responsibilities of workers, effective cleaning techniques, disinfection, sterilisation and handling of sharps, as well the importance of legislation and risk assessment relating to infection control. This course has been verified by Skills for Health against the UK Core Skills Training Framework subject "Infection prevention & control". © 2012 Interactive Healthcare Training Ltd. Any copying in whole or in part of the text of this training programme is strictly prohibited. Moral rights of the author under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 are asserted.

Information Governance, Data Protection, Handling Patient Information, GDPR, Record Keeping and Caldicott Protocols
£9.95

In this module we examine the 'Information Governance, Data Protection and Caldicott Protocols' and confidentiality, focusing on issues that are relevant to Health and Social Care Professionals. You will be made aware of your role and the role of others when it comes to confidentiality within the health care sector. This course has been verified by Skills for Health against the UK Core Skills Training Framework subject "Information governance".

Lone Worker
£9.95

Health & Social Care Professionals are required to be aware of the issues surrounding Lone Working. This session will identify and provide an understanding of these key issues and aims to go beyond our common sense understandings of the implications of Lone Working.

Managing Challenging Behaviour in Adults and Children
£17.95

This course is designed to introduce how to manage challenging behaviour to those working in the healthcare industry. Module 1 is an introduction to challenging behaviour, including specific examples of disabilities which may cause challenging behaviour. Module 2 covers techniques used to prevent and de-escalate aggressive behaviour. The aim of this module is to enable the readers to familiarise themselves with relevant terminology, and both theory and practical application so that they can respond calmly and professionally to any violent or aggressive incidents.

Manual Handling
£17.95

This online course provides essential information about manual handling hazards, their prevention and control. It aims to help workers understand how to carry out manual handling tasks with the minimum risk of injury. On completion of the course you should: - have an understanding of the injuries that can arise from carrying out lifting and moving tasks incorrectly; - know about the legal requirements relating to manual handling and the use of equipment and how they are applied to minimise the risk of injury; - understand the mechanical forces affecting the body when lifting; - know about good lifting and moving techniques; - have an understanding of the approach to be taken when handling and moving people, including bariatrics; - be aware of the benefits derived from good handling procedure, the use of appropriate equipment and efficient room layout by means of ergonomic design; - know about sources of information and further advice. This course is aligned to the UK Core Skills Training Framework subject "Moving and handling". This course has been verified by Skills for Health against the UK Core Skills Training Framework subject "Moving and handling".

Medication Awareness and Record Keeping For Care Workers
£19.95

This course aims to provide you with some of the key knowledge and skills necessary to give you an awareness of medication. This involves understanding medication handling, medication legislation and classification, aspects of prescription, administration, storage, disposal of medicines and record keeping.

Medication Awareness and Dosage Calculation: An Introductory Package for Nurses
£19.95

A specialist course covering competencies required to administer medications effectively and safely. This involves understanding the nurse's role in medication handling, medication legislation and classification and aspects of prescription, administration, storage and disposal of medicines.

Medication Awareness for Nurses Working in Mental Health
£19.95

A specialist course covering types of medications used to treat Mental Health problems, their storage, administration, side effects and contraindication in different groups of people. The course aims in particular to familiarise its readers with the use and side effects of antidepressant, antipsychotic, anxiolytic and hypnotic medications. This course can be used in conjunction with Medication Awareness and Dosage Calculation: An Introductory Package for Nurses, or as standalone training for Care Workers, Enablers, Mental Health Nurses and other healthcare professionals who work with individuals suffering from Mental Health problems.

Mental Health & Learning Disability Awareness
£17.95

Mental Health or ‘emotional health’ or ‘well-being’ are just as important as good physical health but because mental illness is not 'visible', it makes it difficult for others to understand what someone is going through, even for those who are very close to that person. This course will introduce you to mental health and learning disability, including key definitions and discussions. It is split into 5 modules: Module 1: an introduction to mental health and learning disabilities Module 2: making individualised care plans and understanding the role of medication Module 3: helping carers to set boundaries between acceptable and unacceptable behaviour Module 4: your role on a day-to-day basis Module 5: Following NICE guidelines

Preventing Radicalisation
£12.95

This course has been developed to provide health and social care workers with an awareness of the Government’s strategy PREVENT. This strategy has been designed to inform people on what they can do to prevent terrorism and terror acts, and how they can respond if they believe that a vulnerable individual may be involved in these. This course has been verified by Skills for Health against the Core Skills Training Framework subject “Preventing Radicalisation”.

Privacy & Dignity
£12.95

This course covers the seventh of fifteen standards of the Care Certificate, 'Privacy & Dignity'. It includes the principles surrounding privacy and dignity in care and maintaining these, as well as supporting an individual's right to make choices, and actively participate in their care. These correspond to the standards and outcomes listed in Standard 7 of the Care Certificate.

Radiography and Radiation Protection for Dentists and Dental Care Professionals
£19.95

This course has been designed for dentists and dental health professionals. The course is made up of 4 modules, with short multiple choice tests after each module, providing 5 hours of verifiable CPD, including the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (IRMER) 2000 and IRR99 and other regulations for continuing education and training in radiation protection. The GDC recommends that you do at least five hours in every CPD cycle. If you are a Dental Technician you can do CPD in materials and equipment instead of radiography and radiation protection: at least five hours in every CPD cycle. After working through these modules and passing the associated tests you will have satisfied the ionising radiation regulations (IRMER) and IRR99 for continuing education in radiation protection.

Respect and Dignity
£14.95

Health and social care professionals working within the delivery of any service are required to maintain professional standards and competencies with regard to their professional registration. This course is intended for health and social care professionals; it is relevant to all health and social care professionals, including ancillary and administrative staff; those who are responsible for operational management or strategic management across services. To develop and strengthen your understanding in relation to promoting respect and dignity through practice with your patients, clients and colleagues across health, social care and the voluntary sector. © 2013 Interactive Healthcare Training Ltd Any copying in whole or in part of the text of this training programme is strictly prohibited. Moral rights of the author under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 are asserted.

Restraint Awareness
£17.95

Restraint is a specialist course covering terminology, legal requirements and techniques used to prevent and de-escalate aggressive behaviour. The aim of this course is to enable the readers to familiarise themselves with relevant terminology, and both theory and practical application so that they can respond calmly and professionally to any violent or aggressive incidents. © 2013 Interactive Healthcare Training Ltd. Any copying in whole or in part of the text of this training programme is strictly prohibited. Moral rights of the author under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 are asserted.

RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases & Dangerous Occurrences Regulations)
£9.95

This module focusing on RIDDOR outlines the most important issues for Healthcare Professions regarding the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases & Dangerous Occurrences Regulations. RIDDOR, or The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences is another important topic that will enhance your safety and the safety of others in the workplace.

Safeguarding Children & Young Adults For Ancillary Workers/Domestic Staff- Level 1 (POCA 1)
£9.95

This course aims to provide ancillary workers with some of the basic knowledge and skills necessary to understand key issues related to ‘safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people’. This involves understanding key safeguarding definitions and types of abuse, basic legislation, professional responsibilities towards children; knowing how to react and prevent child abuse; handle information about a child and their guardian; working with other professionals and record keeping. The aim of the course is to give ancillary workers an awareness as to their role in Safeguarding Children & Young Adults. This course has been verified by Skills for Health against the Core Skills Training Framework subject "Safeguarding children".

Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults For Ancillary Workers/Domestic Staff (SOVA) - Level 1
£9.95

This course aims to provide ancillary workers with some of the basic knowledge and skills necessary to understand key issues related to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Vulnerable Adults. This involves understanding key safeguarding definitions and types of abuse, basic legislation, professional responsibilities towards vulnerable adults; knowing how to react and prevent abuse; record keeping and working with other professionals to promote safeguarding Vulnerable Adults. This course has been verified by Skills for Health against the UK Core Skills Training Framework subject "Safeguarding adults".

Substance Misuse
£14.95

Substance Misuse, or abuse, is defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as the “harmful or hazardous use of psychoactive substances, including illicit drugs or alcohol”. The CQC or NHS do not provide their own definition of what substance misuse consists of, but the statement above is commonly used. As stated above, substance misuse does not only include the taking of illicit or recreational drugs, but also alcohol.

Team Leader in a Care Setting
£17.95

This training course is designed to support care team leaders and seniors with their role. It will cover: - Your role as a senior/ team leader - How to complete care plans - The Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty - How to complete risk assessments - The out-of-hours procedure - Compliance On satisfactory completion of this course you will have an understanding of your role as a team leader in the care industry, how to successfully complete a care plan and risk assessment, knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty, and how to successfully communicate with service users, staff and other professionals in your role. This course is split into two sections: Section 1 will overview the main responsibilities of a team leader, focusing on completing care packages (including communication and the Mental Capacity Act). Section 2 will cover the other key responsibilities of a team leader such as risk assessments, compliance, and the out-of-hours procedure.

Understanding Your Role
£12.95

This course covers the first of fifteen standards in the Care Certificate, 'Understanding Your Role'. It will cover the care worker's role, agreed ways of working, understanding relationships in health and social care, and working in partnership with others.

Working in a Person-Centred Way
£12.95

This module covers the fifth of fifteen standards of the Care Certificate, 'Working in a Person-Centred Way'. It will include understanding person-centred values and using these in your work, making others aware if their actions are causing discomfort or distress, supporting individuals to minimise pain or discomfort, and supporting individuals to maintain their identity and self-esteem.

Your Personal Development
£12.95

This course covers the second of fifteen standards in the Care Certificate, about 'Your Personal Development'. It will discuss agreeing a personal development plan, and developing your skills, knowledge and understanding.