Teesside NHS Health Check Refresher 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

  • 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 

  • Healthy diet, cholesterol, blood pressure, smoking, e-cigarettes and BMI explained  

  • The national diabetes prevention programme 

  • The National Picture & Local Picture  

  • Communicating risk and assessing a patient/clients thoughts re: lifestyle changes using evidence based behaviour techniques 

  • System update from the Primary Care data Quality Specialist (To be confirmed)

Duration:

2.5 hours

Suitable For:

Healthcare professionals working in General Practice identified to deliver health checks in the Stockton, Middlesbrough, Hartlepool and Redcar & Cleveland areas only. 

  • Course Start Date: 24/08/2021 09:30

    Course End Date: 24/08/2021 11:30

    Via Zoom - Joining details will be sent out the day before training

    There are currently 6 spaces left.