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HCA in General Practice course (Day1)

25 August 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Please join us for the HCA in general Practice course on the 25th and 26th of August. Attendees should ideally attend both days.


Whats included:

    • Access to online resources and handouts
    • Competency documents
    • 2 day live zoom sessions
    • 2 audio recordings

DAY 1 26 August 2021

09h00 – 12h00 Introduction to General Practice

    • Consent, duty of care and confidentiality
    • Understanding MCA 2005 and Mental Health Act
    • New patient check
    • Health screening tests
    • Taking a smoking and alcohol history
    • Urine dipstick and recording results
    • Taking a temperature and identifying sepsis in general practice
    • Overview of NEWS2 score

13h00 – 16h00 Hypertension and CVD

  • How to take a Blood pressure and heart rate
  • Importance of monitoring temperature and respiration
  • What is heart failure and hypertension
  • Preventing falls and blood pressure monitoring.
  • Completing QOF indicators
  • Identifying hypertension risk factors
  • Recognising normal and abnormal blood pressure parameters.