The participant will learn more about rhythm recognition. The course is intended for any audience that needs to care for monitored patients. 

The competency is associated with correctly recognising images of rhythms on the monitor - or off the printouts. Four basic cardiac rhythms are covered.

  • Normal sinus rhythm
  • Atrial arrhythmias
  • Ventricular arrhythmias
  • Heart blocks

This course provides an introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the normal swallow and explores what can go wrong with a patient's swallow (dysphagia) following a stroke.

This course should be completed as a pre-requisite to undertaking the nurse dysphagia screening course to train as a nurse dysphagia screener or it can be completed as a standalone course to learn more about dysphagia.

Audience
This course is for nursing staff who work with the adult population

Time allocation
10-15 minutes

This course contains essential information you will need before you start using the National Adult Medication                  Chart.                                                                                                                                                                     

This course provides an introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the normal swallow. 

This is a precursor for the next Dysphagia course and training for the Nurses Acute Stroke Swallow Screen. 

Audience

This course is for nursing staff who work with the adult population

Time allocation
10-15 minutes

Who for: All staff
What: An introduction to the Datix Midland Integrated Quality and Risk system
Time: Approximately 25-40 minutes
Contacts: Shelley Baker, Project Manager, Midland Integrated Q&R system
Who for Nurses and other clinical staff
About Skills and techniques for the prevention, detection and nursing management of delirium
Level / type Level 5 Short course
Pre-requisite