HCA Minimum Skills Course

Basic Skills: A Day in the Life of an HCA

 Assisting a Person to Shower

Bathing and Grooming a Person Confined to Bed

Oral Health: Caring for Natural Teeth and Dentures

Supporting People to Move

Urinary Continence Management

Communication: Supporting Individuals

Documenting in a Care Environment

Infection Control: An Overview

Falls Assessment: When a fall occurs

Customer Service: Providing a 5 Star Experience

 

 

RN Minimum Skills Refresher

Restrictive Practices and Restraints

Medication Management: Polypharmacy

Sepsis: Early Detection and Care

Changing Urinary Catheters

Pain Management: Analgesics

Tissue Viability: Pressure Injuries
Wound Care: Skin Tears

Clinical Skills for RNs: Venipuncture, Administration of
Subcutaneous Fluids, Verifying Death

Clinical Assessment: Head to Toe

Clinical Skills: Managing Stoma Care

Continuing Education and upskilling

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Outbreak Management

Safe Food Handling

Infection Control: Cleaning

Environmental Cleaning in Healthcare

Infection Control: Laundry

Preventing Musculoskeletal Injury at Work

Falls: Balancing Risk

-H&S: Risk Management

-Bowel Management

-Preventing Musculoskeletal Injury at Work

MEDICATION  and Vitals COMPETENCY

Clinical Skills for Care Staff: Temperature • Pulse and
Respiration • Compression Stockings • Urinalysis

MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

Assessing Depression in Older People

Mental Health: Anxiety Disorders

DEMENTIA

-Dementia: An Introduction

-Engaging the Person in Meaningful Activities

-Responding to Behavioural Symptoms of Dementia

-Dementia: Supporting Sleep

-Dementia: Understanding and Responding to BPSD

-Dementia: End Stage of Life

TEAMWORK

Effective Handover

Orientating New Staff: Being a Better Buddy

Teamwork: Resolving Conflict

DIABETES

Diabetes: Managing Complications and Medications

Diabetes: Everyday Care

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS

Detecting and Managing Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Sensory Loss: Vision and Hearing

Caring for a Person with a Skin Condition

Dysphagia: Awareness and Support of Swallowing Difficulties

DIABETES

Diabetes: Managing Complications and Medications

Diabetes: Everyday Care

Inservice Topics

Customer Service: Providing a 5 Star Experience

Workplace Conduct: Bullying & Harassment

Mental Health: Defining Dementia, Depression and Delirium

Fire Safety: A Practical Approach