Stoma Care Awareness Level 2
The Stoma Care Awareness Level 2 course is specifically designed for delegates working in the adult social care sector. The aim of this course is to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of stomas, including their purpose, potential side effects, and the physical and emotional support required by individuals who have a stoma.
Successful completion of the Stoma Care Awareness Level 2 course will result in the issuance of a certificate that remains valid for 3 years. This certification recognizes the participants' understanding of stoma care and their ability to provide appropriate support to individuals with a stoma in the adult social care sector.
The course has a duration of 3 hours, allowing participants to gain valuable insights and practical knowledge within a concise timeframe. The training sessions are interactive and engaging, incorporating discussions, case studies, and scenario-based exercises to facilitate learning and the application of skills.
- Recognise complications and abnormalities which may be experienced with a stoma
Clinical Skills Courses
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.