Basic Life Support Plus
Emergency Training for Healthcare Professionals in Secure Settings
Hanham Secure Health has developed this bespoke training package specifically to support professionals working within the secure setting to not only gain the required skills in basic life support, but to be able to have the confidence, knowledge and skill to recognise and effectively manage other emergency situations common in this unique environment.
Healthcare professionals working within the prison setting are required to complete Basic Life Support (BLS) training as a minimum. The prison environment often poses medical emergencies and scenarios that are unique to the setting and therefore require additional and specific training in order to be appropriately and successfully managed. This take on BLS training includes the addition of airway management and cervical spine stabilisation, and uses bespoke and relevant medical scenarios that professionals working in this sector are likely to encounter.
This training is CPD accredited and gives learners 6 CPD hours. It is delivered face-to-face by one of our in-house trainers; all of whom are experienced in working within the secure setting. The training has been developed to meet workforce training requirements for registered and non-registered clinicians working within secure environments. It is ideal for suitable for GPs, nurses, allied healthcare professionals, nursing associates, healthcare assistants, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, mental health support workers and drug and alcohol support workers.
The training may also be beneficial to non-clinical professionals working closely with residents in the secure setting, such as prison officers, probation workers and others.
Learners will be equipped with sufficient knowledge and skills to describe:
- Situational awareness, including the risk and management of COVID-19
- Team leadership and delegation in a resuscitation / medical emergency situation
- The causes, prevention and management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
Learners will be equipped with sufficient knowledge and skills to demonstrate:
- The ABCDE approach to assess a patient
- Each element the of AVPU scoring
- Effective communication, team leadership and delegation in a resuscitation / medical emergency situation
- Recognition and understanding of BLS & AED cardiac arrest algorithms (adult and paediatric)
- Ability to identify the need for cervical stabilisation
- Safe and appropriate use of a defibrillator (manual or automatic)
- Effective, quality chest compressions
- Correct use of airway management devices
- Knowledge of the correct treatment for life threatening medical emergencies
- A full CPD accredited face-to-face training day
- Simulation practice and assessment included as part of the training
- 6 CPD hours will be gained on completion of this training
- The course is based on the Resuscitation Council (UK) 2021 guidelines
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RCGP Certificate in the Management of Drug Misuse Part 1 (Secure Environments)
Hanham Secure Health is working in partnership with SLD Training to deliver this training. The course will be delivered virtually by Dr Louise Stranks, an experienced GP in both general practice and secure environments.
This training is endorsed by Public Health England and delivered on behalf of Spectrum Learn & Develop (SLD). The course has been developed to meet workforce training requirements for those professionals working within secure environments. This multi-disciplinary course is ideal for suitable for GPs, nurses, pharmacists, drug workers and other healthcare professionals working with substance misuse patients. You are also required to complete a 3 hour eLearning module prior to attending the virtual training event. Due to the changing nature of the content provided, we highly recommend that this course is completed every 5 years to ensure knowledge is kept up to date.
- Engage individuals in treatment.
- Identify harmful and dependent drug taking.
- Diagnose severity of drug dependence.
- Develop a range of harm reduction strategies.
- Understand treatment options to enable the provision of safe and effective care.
- Become aware of the current policy context regarding recovery.
- Deliver enhanced services for drug users.
- A full RCGP accredited training day.
- Completion of an e-Learning module, accessible here.
- 10 CPD hours will be gained on completion of this course.
Our virtual courses are designed to deliver an interactive and engaging experience through group discussions and collaborative polls via an online platform. If you are unable to travel to one of our National training events, you can receive high-quality accredited training without leaving your home.
“This course will me to have the confidence and the competence to be more involved in the clinical aspect of my client’s recovery journey. The content has allowed me to gather more knowledge on the topics discussed and therefore I feel I am now able to incorporate this content into daily work to heighten my standard. The course will allow me to make informed decisions surrounding client’s treatment and has given the confidence to raise these judgments with other colleagues” – Amber W, Recovery Worker
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£336 per delegate