Assisting with minor surgery/medical procedures for healthcare assistants Apply 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 Questions? Contact Francina Hyatt Contact the PPD Programme Office who will be happy to help you with any queries.