firstaid.training@swast.nhs.uk Tel: 0300 369 0350

South Western Ambulance Service First Aid Training

Basic Clinical Observations Training

This course will update your theory skills and provide you with the opportunity to practice those skills before carrying them out in a work environment. Following the theory there will be practical sessions designed to offer all participants the chance to put their skills into practice in a controlled environment.

Who should attend?

Healthcare Providers who may need to carry out clinical observations, or for those who wish to update their knowledge.

What will you learn?

After successful completion of the training you will understand how to carry out the following:

  • Infection control
  • Blood pressure monitoring and pulse taking
  • Taking and recording of temperature
  • Oxygen saturation and peak flow monitoring
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Measuring and recording BMI.

Course duration

4 hours.

Course numbers

Up to 12 people.

For group bookings, a minimum of 4 people and a maximum of 12.

Location, Booking & Dates

We have a series of planned courses across the South West or this course can be held at a location of your choice. However, we would request a quiet space for training. Alternatively we are happy to host in one of our locations. To find out available dates and to book a course, please call the First Aid Training Team on 0300 369 0350 or email firstaid.training@swast.nhs.uk 

Cost

£450 per course.

Please note we do not charge VAT. 

Why choose us? 

You will learn from qualified instructors who all come from an emergency service or clinical background. Our courses are on the OFQUAL framework and we are proud that the money generated from our courses gets invested back into South Western Ambulance Service.

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