Measuring Observations Training (Essentials)

OverviewMeasuring Observations

Measuring Observations Training – Facilitated by registered nurses with first hand clinical experience, this ½ day blended learning course allows participants to demonstrate theoretical and practical competencies within a classroom environment.

Attendees will learn to record and report observations utilising the national early warning score (NEWS) 2.

Why Is It Important?

The Measuring Observations training course allows healthcare workers to gain the evidence-based skills and knowledge required to undertake regular assessments of patients within their care.

Effective nursing observations are crucial to patient safety and outcomes and the first step in identifying signs of clinical concern.

Measuring Observations Training Session Outline

  • Recording temperatures
  • Assessing the pulse
  • Assessment of respiration
  • Measuring blood pressure manual/automatic
  • Pulse oximetry
  • Urine testing
  • Recording a 12 lead ECG
  • Assessing and measuring fluid balance

Aimed At

All staff working within healthcare environments

Facilitated by

Registered nurses with first hand clinical experience

CPD Accredited

Underpinned by

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