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Spinal Injury & Brain Injury Awareness CPD Course

Spinal Injury & Brain Injury Awareness Course

Superior Healthcare offers a one-day CPD accredited Spinal Injury and Brain Injury course designed for registered nurses, community carers, support workers & healthcare assistants working in the healthcare industry looking to enhance their clinical skills and knowledge in caring for a client with spinal injury and brain injury.

Spinal Injury and Brain Injury Awareness

This Spinal Injury and Brain Injury Awareness CPD course will help delegates understand the causes and consequences of spinal injury and the care to prevent Autonomic Dysreflexia.

This course will cover the awareness course material as well as further knowledge about nutrition, respiratory care and the support networks to help patient to adjust to life with a spinal or brain injury.

Course Overview:

Learn about caring for clients with a spinal injury and brain injury in the community and gain practical experience in simulated practice learning which replicate situations in spinal injury and brain injury care you are likely to encounter in the community.  The aim is to improve care, enhance patient safety and help a patient to adjust to life with a spinal or brain injury.

Spinal Injury & Brain Injury Awareness CPD Course

Spinal Injury

learning outcomes

  • Anatomy of the spine & central nervous system (CNS)
  • What is Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Advantages/disadvantages of urinary catheters
  • Importance of effective infection control
  • How to handle, empty and change catheter bag
  • Awareness of fluid balance
  • Effective record keeping
  • Privacy, dignity and respect
  • Suppositories, manual evacuation & enemas
Spinal Injury & Brain Injury Awareness CPD Course

Brain Injury

Learning outcomes

  • Define brain injury & brain facts
  • How does the brain work
  • Severities of the injuries
  • Brain injury symptoms
  • Recovery
  • Strategies for living with a brain injury

Book Your Place - Spinal Injury & Brain Injury Awareness CPD Course

Training can be conducted at our Whitstable Head Office or at a location convenient for you within the South East.

 

Duration – 3.5 hours

Maximum number of delegates: 12

Book your place

Find out more about accredited CPD courses here, or see our current vacancies.