This training is designed for those who have previously qualified as Health Check Advisors and are delivering Health Checks in their role. As with all Health Advisor roles, refresher training is encouraged on an annual basis.
- What is Change for Life and where do Health Checks fit in.
- Aims and elements of the Health Check.
- The epidemiology of CVD; national and local picture, fixed and modifiable risk factors.
- Assessing and managing CV risk; who to include, evidence about effectiveness of interventions.
- Communicating risk and assessing a patient/clients thoughts re: lifestyle changes using evidence based behaviour techniques.
- C4L programme the way forward.
- Point of Care testing (POC), finger stick blood collection, Quality Assurance Scheme and Health Options® Software
Please note: If you fail to attend or do not give us the required notice to cancel your place we reserve the right to charge a cancellation fee.
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Half Day plus 1hr for those who require Health Options® Software update
This training is designed for those who have previously qualified as Health Check Advisors and are delivering Health Checks in their role in South Tyneside. Please note this training is only available to those who currently deliver NHS Health Checks.