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Assisting with minor surgery/medical procedures for healthcare assistants

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Study day: Assisting with minor surgery/medical procedures for healthcare assistants

Learn the correct procedures to assist a registered clinician with minor surgery and medical procedures.

Course content includes:

  • Obtaining valid consent and being the patients advocate
  • Confidentiality
  • Chaperoning what you need to know
  • Infection prevention and control update, including effective hand washing, sharps injuries, dealing with spillages, and safe management of equipment and disposal waste.
  • Aseptic non-touch technique – Preparation of specimens for investigation by the pathology laboratory
  • Post procedure advice and follow up
  • Recognition and management of a faint, incident reporting
  • Competency assessment and use of protocols

 

Who is this study day for? Healthcare assistants who have completed a Trust Healthcare Assistant Development programme or equivalent. All applicants must have a named nurse or medical mentor.

Study day code: CD0132N

Location: Room 0015, Sir Frank Lampl building, Kingston Hill campus, Kingston University

Pattern of Delivery: 1 day

Course dates:*

(09.30-16.30)

  • 10 April 2018

*Dates may change

Fee: £145

Study day leader: Francina Hyatt

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