Clinical Observations

This half-day Clinical Observations training course is suitable for health care assistants.


This half day course is ideal for those working in a HCA capacity in a general hospital or for any care staff who’s role involves formal patient observations. For in-house courses, your organisation’s specific protocols and record formats can be included, to tailor the training for your own needs.

Course Contents

  • Observations using your senses – sight, hearing, smell and touch
  • Basic Infection Control Precautions
  • Communication
  • Temperature
  • Blood Pressure
  • Pulse
  • Respiration
  • Oxygen Saturation
  • Tissue Viability
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring and Fluid Balance
  • Record Keeping

The training includes theory, practical, audio and video content and participants practice their skills with a range of common equipment (provided by the trainer) found in the care setting.

Course Outcomes

Successful completion of this training course will result in the award of a CPD accredited certificate covering all aspects of the above course contents.

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