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

Our Basic Observation training is just one of the many clinical training courses offered by Acute Training Solutions. 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

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We understand that your reputation is built on the quality of your staff and training will ultimately play a fundamental part in their approach to caring for others. To find out how Acute can help you, please email us at, or contact us using the methods below:

02920 494 969

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Max attendees: 15

Course length: 1 day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements

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Brilliant presentation, really interesting, great tutor who explained things so well.