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Basic Clinical Observations Level 3 – CPD Certified – Online Training Course


Basic Clinical Observations Level 3 – CPD Certified – Online Training Course Welcome to Mandatory Compliance’s online Basic Clinical Observations skills training course for healthcare assistants (HCAs) and health and social care support workers. Study method – Online, self-paced (2-3 study hours) Course format – Online (24/7 access), modular Course Duration – Part-time (1 year access) Qualification – Certificate of completion Course Delivery – via desktop PC/MAC, laptops, tablets or smart phones Awarded Body – CPD Certification Service Assessment and certification At the end of this Basic Clinical Observations skills training course, learners will be required to complete an online assessment. On successful completion of the knowledge test (80% pass mark), learners will be able to download a FREE CPD certificate that is valid for one year. Course accreditation The content of this online Basic Clinical Observations skills training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.. Course duration It will take approximately 2 to 3 hours to complete this clinical observations skills e-learning course. The length of time to complete the course depends on the following: your prior knowledge and experience about acute health care environments and prior clinical observation skills how quickly you can study and absorb the learning materials how much you can pace yourself once started You are in full control of how long it takes to complete the Basic Clinical Observations skills course. You can go through the course in one sitting, or pause and come back later. Your progress will be recorded throughout and you will be able to start where you previously left off. You can revise the online learning materials as many times as you like. Even after completing the course successfully (and obtaining your CPD) certificate, you will still have access to your learning materials for 365 days. What are Basic Clinical Observations skills?

SKU: 196332 Category:


Health & care


Course aims and objectives

This online Basic Clinical Observations training course aims to enable health and social care support workers and healthcare assistants to confidently and competently take, record and report clinical observations. In addition, this online course aims to:

  • enable you to understand the reasons why patient clinical observations are taken;
  • recognise the limitations of their individual roles and responsibilities as part of taking, recording and reporting clinical observations
  • identify the equipment required to record clinical observations
  • be able to correctly use equipment in practice
  • understand why clinical observations should be accurately recorded (in line with statutory and professional requirements for accurate record keeping)
  • identify the normal and abnormal parameters for routine patient observations
  • have an awareness of when and how to escalate concerns regarding out of range patient observations
  • be aware of you responsibilities regarding the management of a deteriorating patient
  • An awareness of documents that are used in various NHS hospitals and other health and social care settings

This comprehensive and interactive Clinical Observations introductory course also provides:

  • the learner with adequate understanding of the legislation regarding the taking, recording and reporting of Basic Clinical Observations
  • essential clinical observation skills training resources in an engaging and meaningful way
  • a FREE blended learning environment that is available to all individual and businesses

What is covered in this online Basic Clinical Observations skills course?

  • Introduction into clinical observation skills
  • Basic Clinical Observations
  • Consent
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Breathing/respiratory rate
  • Pulse rate
  • Body temperature
  • Blood pressure
  • Oxygen saturation levels
  • Peak flow testing
  • Blood glucose testing
  • Urine testing
  • Body mass index
  • Assessing patients’ skin
  • Supporting medication administration
  • Sepsis
  • Additional online learning resources

Why choose Mandatory Compliance’s Skills for Health courses?

There are many benefits of choosing Mandatory Compliance as your classroom and e-learning training provider, including:

  • National Skills Academy for Health national delivery partner
  • UK accredited e learning provider
  • nationally recognised CPD certificates
  • SCORM compliant e-learning courses
  • TIN CAN compliant e-learning courses
  • interactive online learning courses
  • free blended learning environment for individuals and organisations
  • competitively priced online training courses
  • meet UK compliance requirements
  • reduce organizational carbon footprint
  • immediate access to online learning materials
  • minimise travel costs and man hour costs of classroom training
  • minimise hours and days spend away in classroom training
  • download or print CPD certificates on completion

Basic Clinical Observations Level 3 – CPD Certified – Online Training Course