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Observation Skills for Carers

Summer Flash Sale | Level 3 Endorsed by The Quality Licence Scheme |120 CPD Point| Audio Visual Training | Exam Included


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Offer ends 28 July 2021
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
437 hours
Access to content
365 days
Qualification
No formal qualification
CPD
120 CPD hours / points
Achievement
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Overview

Are you interested in the medical field? Are you a health and social carer looking to work in a care home? Are you already working as a carer and want to boost your skills? Then this is observation skills for carers course is all you need to discover the important aspects of what makes a good carer. Enrol today to gain knowledge that will open doors to interesting and rewarding opportunities ahead!

This Level 3 Observation Skills for Carers course is endorsed by The Quality Licence Scheme and accredited by CPD, CMA & IAO (with 120 CPD points) to make your skill development and career progression related to Observation Skills for Carers substantial and easier than ever!

A carer who works within the health and social care sector needs to have knowledge and skills in many areas, but most importantly, a carer needs to have good observation skills. This observation skills for carers course prepares you to provide better service for the people under your care as well as ensures safety in the care environment. Subsequently, the observation skills for carers course increases your accuracy in observing and recording body temperature, breathing/respiratory rate, blood pressure, pulse palpation, and body mass index. Throughout this observation skills for carers course, you will demonstrate understanding on how to identify patterns of behaviour of patients which needs attention, the problems in advance so that they can be addressed before it becomes worse for a patient, how to spot abuse and negligence and last but not least identifying the areas of care which can be improved. Last but not least, this observation skills for carers’ course incorporates branches of knowledge that can be applied to both adults and children.

You'll get a Free Student ID card by enrolling in this Observation Skills for Carers course. This ID card entitles you to discounts on bus tickets, movie tickets, and library cards.

On top of everything, you will get a certificate that includes 120 CPD points which will help you to make a mark for yourself in the competitive job market. This certificate will also help you create an impression of self-reliance and dedication that will surely attract prospective employers to give priority to your job application. Enrol Observation Skills for Carers course today to develop skills that will drive your career forward and get ahead of the curve.

What will I learn from this Observation Skills for Carers course?

  • Creating baseline observations to know what is normal for older adults and children
  • Understand the pattern of behaviour that is normal for older adults
  • How to create a detailed and accurate treatment plan that provides the best care
  • The ways to identify any changes to an older adult’s health conditions
  • How to report any symptoms which indicate a new health condition or any deterioration in current health conditions
  • How to measure and analyse basic health conditions
  • Rules and regulations of social policy
  • Methodologies of observational studies
  • The clinical management observation

Achievement

CPD

120 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Accreditation Group

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Description

Experts created the Observation Skills for Carers course to provide a rich and in-depth training experience for all students who enrol in it. Enrol in the Observation Skills for Carers course right now and you'll have immediate access to all of the Observation Skills for Carers course materials. Then, from any internet-enabled device, access the Observation Skills for Carers course materials and learn when it's convenient for you.

Start your learning journey straight away with this Observation Skills for Carers course and take a step toward a brighter future!

Why Prefer this Observation Skills for Carers Course?

  • Opportunity to earn a certificate endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme and another certificate accredited by CPD, CMA & IAO after completing this Observation Skills for Carers course
  • Student ID card with amazing discounts — completely for FREE! (£10 postal charges will be applicable for international delivery)
  • Standard-aligned lesson planning
  • Innovative and engaging contents and activities
  • Assessments that measure higher-level thinking and skills
  • Complete the Observation Skills for Carers program in your own time, at your own pace
  • Each of our students gets full tutor support on weekdays (Monday to Friday)

****Course Curriculum****

Here is the curriculum breakdown of the Observation Skills for Carers course:

Module 01: Introduction to Observation Skill

In this Observation Skills for Carers course module, we will cover the following topics:

  • Health Observation
    • Health Carer
    • Importance of Health Care Observation
  • Social Work Observation
    • Social Carer
    • Careers in Social Work
    • Social Worker Skills
    • Importance of Social Worker
  • Child Observation
  • Duties in Childcare

Module 02: Child Observation

In this Observation Skills for Carers course module, we will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to Child Observation
  • Types of Observations
  • Importance of Child Observation
  • Learn by Observing Children

Module 03: Child Observation Plan and Documentation

In this Observation Skills for Carers course module, we will cover the following topics:

  • Observation Nature
  • Spontaneous or Planned Observation
  • Use Observation Information
    • Observing to Assess Children
    • Observing to Plan Curriculum
  • Focusing Observations
  • Observing with All of Your Senses
  • Reflection on Observations and Documentation
  • Documenting Factually

Module 04: Observational Methods and Studies

In this Observation Skills for Carers course module, we will cover the following topics:

  • Underlying Issues
  • Selecting a Method
    • Narrative Methods
    • Sampling Methods
  • Child Observation Studies
    • Naturalistic Observations
    • The Reggio Approach to Observation
    • Target Child Method
    • Time Sampling
    • Event Sampling

Module 05: Social Policy and Social Work Observation

In this Observation Skills for Carers course module, we will cover the following topics:

  • What Is Social Policy?
  • Issues for Social Policy
  • Social Work and Social Policy Observation
  • The Regulation Social Work Profession
  • Social Work Purpose

Module 06: Basic Health Observation

In this Observation Skills for Carers course module, we will cover the following topics:

  • Body Temperature
    • Assessment
    • Diagnosis Observation
  • Breathing/Respiratory Rate
    • Assessment
    • Diagnosis Observation
    • Special Case Observation
  • Observing a Peripheral Pulse by Palpation
    • Pulse Sites and Pulse Amplitude
    • Assessment
    • Diagnosis Observation
  • Blood Pressure
    • Assessment
    • Diagnosis Observation
  • Blood Glucose Testing
  • Body Mass Index
  • Urinalysis
    • Observation
  • Pain Assessment

Module 07: Clinical Management Observation

In this Observation Skills for Carers course module, we will cover the following topics:

  • Documenting & Reporting
  • Patient Observation (Perioperative Care)
  • Wound Management

Assessment Process

We offer an integrated assessment framework to make the process of evaluation and accreditation for learners easier. You have to complete the assignment questions given at the end of the course and score a minimum of 60% to pass each exam. Our expert trainers will assess your assignment and give you feedback after you submit the assignment.

You will be entitled to claim a certificate endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme after you have completed all of the exams.

Show off Your New Skills With a Certification of Completion

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

After successfully completing the Observation Skills for Carers course, you can order an original hardcopy certificate of achievement endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. The certificate will be home-delivered, with a pricing scheme of —

  • 89 GBP inside the UK
  • 99 GBP (including postal fees) for international delivery

Certification Accredited by CPD, CMA & IAO

Upon finishing the Observation Skills for Carers course, you will receive an accredited certification that is recognised all over the UK and also internationally. The pricing schemes are —

  • 10 GBP for Digital Certificate
  • 29 GBP for Printed Hardcopy Certificate inside the UK
  • 39 GBP for Printed Hardcopy Certificate outside the UK (international delivery)

Who is this course for?

Is This Observation Skills for Carers Course Right for You?

This observation skills for carers course is designed for the clinical staff working in NHS Trusts and private sector hospitals. Besides, this Observation Skills for Carers course can be also enrolled by registered nurses, healthcare assistants, clinical support workers, midwives, paramedics, nursing auxiliaries, emergency care practitioners, agency nurses, and support workers. Recent graduates and individuals of any academic background are also encouraged to enrol in the observation skills for carers course.

Requirements

The Observation Skills for Carers software does not require any prior knowledge; everyone may participate! This Observation Skills for Carers course is open to anyone who is interested in learning from anywhere in the world.

Every student must be over the age of 16 and have a passion for learning and literacy.

This 100% online course can be accessed from any internet-connected device, such as a computer, tablet, or smartphone. This Observation Skills for Carers course allows you to study at your own speed and grow a quality skillset.

Career path

Enrolling on this observation skills for carers course can lead you to the following career paths

  • Registered Nurse
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Clinical Support Worker
  • Health and Social Care Support Worker
  • Nursing Auxiliary
  • Paramedic
  • Emergency Care Practitioner
  • Locum Nurse
  • Agency Worker
  • Care Assistant

And many more!

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What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.