This Basic Observation training course has been designed for healthcare assistants who are looking to improve their medical skills and knowledge and will enable them to be employed within hospital environments.

Why, when and how observations are conducted, the normal range for each observation and how to record as well as action to be taken outside the range are also covered. A detailed and most invaluable course, observations covered include: temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, blood sugar levels, observations of specimens, neurological observations, and how to care for an unconscious patient.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Heart conditions
  • Basic life support and cardio pulmonary resuscitation
  • Understand the principles of defibrillation
  • UK Resuscitation Council guidelines
  • Safe use of an AED
  • Familiarise with using an AED
  • Plenty of practice time operating an AED
  • Review chain of survival
  • Shockable rhythms
  • How oxygen therapy can be used in addition to resuscitation
  • Predicting difficult airways
  • Non-technical skills in airway management
  • Management of a difficult airway

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: 1 day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 2 hours

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos. There are no hands on practical’s involved in this webinar style delivery.


Make an enquiry

To make a booking – or for further course details – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.