Developing Cornwall’s Healthcare Workforce for the Future

Short Courses

Dynamo Healthcare Training provides a range of short courses to support employers and meet their needs.  We are also working with H2O Training to offer a range of First Aid Courses.  Please view the information below and contact us if you would like to discuss opportunities.

Short courses

Dynamo can offer the following short course accredited programmes for individuals who are employed or unemployed and wish to undertake some Continuous Professional Development Modules.  All of the programmes are accredited with NCFE and learners will be issued with a workbook to complete and support from an occupationally competent tutor. 

• Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
• Certificate in Understanding Behaviour That Challenges
• Certificate in Common Health Conditions
• Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care
• Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
• Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings
• Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance
• Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care
• Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
• Certificate in Understanding Working with People with Mental Health Needs
• Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties
• Certificate in Team Leading

Please contact us to discuss or call 01736 753933 or email office@dynamohealthcaretraining.co.uk

 

 

Emergency first aid at work

H2o Training

 

 

 

Course Title:

Emergency first aid at work

Duration:

1 day

Description:

This Emergency First Aid at Work qualification came into effect 1st October 2009. Where an employer’s assessment for First Aid Needs identifies that a three-day FAW qualification is not necessary, employers are required to provide suitable emergency first training for staff within the workplace to render first aid in the event of an accident or illness. The 1 day course can be delivered to for up to 12 delegates.

Course contents:

The course covers those aspects of First Aid which are required in emergency situations, such as:

  • Action in an Emergency
  • Primary Assessment
  • Secondary Assessment
  • Breathing and Circulation
  • Principles of Resuscitation
  • Airway Obstruction
  • Disorders of Circulation
  • Bleeding.

 Assessment and certification:

On-going assessment by the tutor will be carried out and successful students will receive a certificate valid for three years.

 Please contact us if you would like to discuss

First Aid at work

H2o Training

 

 

 

Course Title:

First Aid at work

Duration:

3 days

Description:

Upon successful completion of the course and final assessment, the delegate will receive the  nationally recognised First Aid at Work certificate, valid for three years.
The course syllabus can be contextualised to your specific needs and areas of risk.

Course contents:

  • Responsibilities of the First Aider
  • Action in an Emergency
  • Primary Assessment
  • Secondary Assessment
  • Breathing and Circulation
  • Principles of Resuscitation
  • Disorders of consciousness
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Bones, Joint and muscle Injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Foreign Objects
  • Effects of heat and cold
  • Casualty management
  • Incident management

 Assessment and certification:

There is a final assessment on the last day of the course. Successful delegates will be awarded a First Aid at Work certificate which is valid for 3 year from date of assessment.

Please contact us if you would like to discuss

 

Paediatric First Aid

H2o Training

 

 

 

Course Title:

Paediatric First Aid

Duration:

2 day

Description:

The Paediatric and Early Years first aid programme has been designed to meet with the recommendations of OFSTED for people working within early year’s education. These recommendations require all working within this sector to have first aid training with the subjects aimed specifically at children and infants.

 

This Paediatric programme is deemed suitable for anyone working with children including childminders, child carers, parents, Sunday school and play scheme leaders. The Paediatric First Aid course and is specifically designed for pre-school staff and nursery staff whose first aid qualification must meet with the recommendations of OFSTED

Course contents:

 

1.2 Emergency Plan

1.3 Scene Assessment

1.4 Primary Survey-Infant, Child, Adult

1.5 CPR—Adult

1.6 CPR—Infant & Child

1.7 Secondary Survey

1.8 Choking-Infant, Child, Adult

1.9 Allergic Reactions

1.10 Asthma

1.11 Croup

1.12 Drowning

 

 

 

2.2 Shock

2.3 Basic Bleeding Control

2.4 Other Wounds

2.5 Poisoning

2.6 Burns

2.7 Serious Injuries

2.8 Scenario Practice

2.9 Sickle Cell & Meningitis

2.10 Diabetes

2.11 Fitting & Convulsions

2.12 Heat and Cold Problems

2.13 Dealing with Unwell Children

2.14 Medication & Accident Recording

2.15 First Aid Kit


Assessment and certification:

The assessment for Paediatric and Early Years First Aid includes a continuous and ongoing assessment of students, undertaken by the programme instructor. The instructor will provide ongoing but unpressured, observation of students during all practice and scenario sessions. The instructor will conduct an informal assessment session to enable students to demonstrate key skills and prove competence. A written assessment of knowledge may be included.

 

 

 

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