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Medical assessments in education settings
4 March @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Healthcare professionals school nurses, and healthcare assistants.
School Nurses provide advice and education on the health and wellbeing of a young person. Heath care promotion and identification of ill health is part of the role. This course discusses the benefits of carrying out medical assessments of pupils in the school setting.
Training topics will include
- Vision testing
- Scoliosis assessment
- Height and weight: do we or don’t we?
- History taking
- Health promotion.
- implementing medical assessments in your environment: case studies
- To establish whether this is a service that can be provided by your school
- To develop a knowledge of the importance of regular assessments
- To learn skills that allow you to assess the health and wellbeing of a young person.
Jane Graham, Director, Hieda
Trained at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, Jane has 31 years of nursing background; 17 of which is in trauma and intensive care. Whilst in PICU, she had a number of different roles. Nine years of that included a role as a specialist retrieval nurse (CATS) that entailed travelling around the country to stabilize and bring back critically unstable children. To do this she learned advanced nursing and basic medical skills in resuscitation, all medical conditions, and trauma.
She went on to teach these skills to student nurses, qualified nurses and junior doctors as the Practice educator on intensive care. This role also involved lecturing regularly at South Bank University. She has been a DSL for Safeguarding at an independent boarding school where she was Lead Nurse. She is also an instructor for Qualsafe, an awarding body approved by the HSE.
- Member rate: £135
- Non-member rate: £270*
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This course is regulated and approved by Qualsafe, which conforms with HSE guidance.