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We as an organisation have used First Response for a number of years to deliver training to our staff team. We have looked at other services but found First Response stands out from above them all. From the initial booking to the delivery of training we have found First Response to be professional. We have full confidence in them and feel the trainers are of high quality with a vast amount of knowledge, and able to deliver positive training experiences at an affordable price.

Care Service Manager - Disability care Service, Birmingham

Clinical Skills

These courses support health and social care workers to understand and prepare to take part in clinical activities.

9 Courses.
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Level 2 Specialist Award in Stoma Care Awareness

3 Hours Course Finder

To ensure that delegates working in the adult social care sector have an understanding of what a stoma is, why a person may have one and the potential side effects. The course will also outline the physical and emotional support which may be required by an individual who has a stoma.

  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the digestive system
  • Identify and explain the different types of stoma and the reasons why they are fitted
  • Understand and explain the dietary requirements for people with different types of stoma
  • Recognise complications and abnormalities which may be experienced with a stoma

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Level 2 Award in Epilepsy Awareness

2 Hours Course Finder

To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with a basic knowledge of epilepsy and the management of seizures.

  • List the causes and types of epilepsy
  • Describe the general management of seizures
  • Explain the use of support plans and risk assessment

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Level 2 Award in Epilepsy and Emergency Medication Awareness

4 Hours Course Finder

To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with a basic knowledge of epilepsy, the management of seizures and the use of emergency medication.

  • List the causes and types of epilepsy
  • Describe the general management of seizures
  • Describe the use of Diazepam
  • Explain how you would deal with errors in administration
  • Describe the use of Midazolam
  • Explain the use of support plans and risk assessment

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Level 2 Award in Diabetes Awareness

3 Hours Course Finder

To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with a greater awareness about diabetes, its symptoms, treatments and side effects for those working with people who have diabetes.

  • Identify what diabetes is, how it occurs and the different types
  • Recognise the symptoms of diabetes and signs of complications
  • Understand the action they should take in the event of hypo or hyperglycaemia
  • Have an understanding of the treatments for diabetes

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Level 2 Award in Anaphylaxis and Emergency Medication Awareness

2 Hours Course Finder

To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers information on anaphylaxis and explain the administration of the medication for its control.

  • To explain anaphylaxis and identify the body systems that it affects
  • To explain the causes of anaphylaxis
  • To describe how to recognise anaphylaxis, and identify the symptoms
  • To explain the first aid treatment for anaphylaxis
  • To explain the use of adrenaline and describe the method for its administration

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Testimonials

It's really nice to work with someone in training who is so switched on and focussed to our needs. It's a real pleasure. I know that when I have one of those 'Oh no' moments and diary dates clash, our account manager will be there and will sort things out for us.

Learning & Development Office Manager - Domiciliary Care Agency - Birmingham