Depending on the type of setting and the people receiving support, frontline health and social care workers may also need to undertake training in specific clinical skills and knowledge, such as Diabetes, Catheter Care or PEG Feeding.
Delegated Healthcare Tasks
First Response Training can now offer high quality training courses in specialist delegated healthcare tasks. Delivered by a competent practitioner in a classroom environment, these courses all include simulated practical activity and practical sign-off. Our highly qualified and experienced trainers will provide the appropriate clinical training equipment and will conduct practical simulation activities, assessments and sign-off. Courses are for a maximum of 8 learners and all learners receive an FRT Certificate of Competency
Our Clinical Skills courses are available through Classroom Training, delivered by an experienced instructor.
Selected Clinical Skills courses may be available via Webinar. Please get in touch to enquire.
Clinical Skills Training
First Response Training provides a range of additional Level 2 Awards for health and social care staff required to carry out specific clinical tasks in their day-to-day roles.
Covers healthy bowel function, constipation, bowel training goals and administration of suppositories and enemas.
Covers diabetes and the different types, signs of complications, actions in the event of hypo or hyperglycaemia, treatments for diabetes, measuring blood glucose and ketone levels, insulin administration, site rotation and lipohypertrophy.
Covers the digestive system, different types of stoma, dietary requirements, complications and abnormalities and emptying and changing a pouch with dignity, privacy and infection control.
Covers respiratory function, the respiratory system, types of tracheostomy, humidification, suction, speaking valves, eating with a tracheostomy and TRACHE and care of the stoma site. Learners practice tape changes, cleaning inner cannula and single lumen tube change.
Covers enteral feeds, the digestive system, surgical insertion of feeding tubes, indications for having a PEG, risks involved in having a PEG, potential complications and infection risk. Learners practice standard procedures in relation to the delivery of feed and medication via feeding tubes.
Ensures learners have an understanding of catheterisation and have practical competency to catheterise an individual.
This classroom training aims to ensure learners have an understanding of how to care for a person with an indwelling catheter. The course is taught in person by one of our trainers.
This 2-hour classroom informs healthcare support workers and social care workers about anaphylaxis and explains the administration of medication to control it.
Aim: To introduce healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to the use of inhalers and nebulisers, when treating asthma and COPD.
This course aims to introduce healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to the basic techniques used to observe and monitor the condition of patients and individuals using services, including pain and discomfort levels.
CPD Points Available
These training courses are CPD accredited. This means that your staff members can receive nationally recognised CPD points for completing our high quality, externally verified training programmes.