Teesside NHS Health Check New Advisor Training

Aims

This course has been developed to increase the skills and knowledge of Healthcare Professionals working in General Practice wishing to deliver NHS Health Checks.


Objectives

  • Current uptake of Health Checks in the area and how that fits into the local health agenda
  • Aims and elements of a Health Check
  • The epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease/Dementia
  • Assessing and managing risk; who to include; fixed and modifiable risk factors
  • QRisk - 10 year risk of heart attack and stroke
  • Cholesterol, blood pressure and BMI explained 
  • The National Picture & Local Picture 
  • Communicating risk and assessing a patient/clients thoughts re: lifestyle changes using evidence based behaviour techniques

Duration:

4 hours

Suitable For:

Nurses, Pharmacists, Health Care Assistants and other staff identified to deliver NHS Health Checks in the Teesside locality.

  • Course Start Date: 11/06/2019 13:00

    Course End Date: 11/06/2019 17:00

    Stockton Business Centre
    70 - 74 Brunswick Street
    Stockton-on-Tees
    TS18 1DW

    There are currently 10 spaces left.