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NHS Health Check Training

15th May 2024
8:30am - 2:30pm (GMT)
15th May 2024
8:30am - 2:30pm (GMT)
£210 (GBP)
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Attendance certificate available
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Description

Smart Health Solutions NHS Health Check national training programme delivered via Zoom

Delivered by Michaela Nuttall RGN MSc

Former Clinical Advisor Personalised Prevention OHID

Chair Health Care Committee HEART UK

This is an online event

This course will provide the learner with updated knowledge and understanding to support them in carrying out an NHS Health Check assessment and to inform the client of the significance of their results and their risk, providing brief advice if required.

It provides underpinning knowledge for the core competences and technical competences described in the NHS Health Check competence framework produced by Public Health England.

Learning Outcomes

  • State why NHS Health Checks are important.
  • Identify non-modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
  • Identify modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
  • Know the NHS Health Check filters
  • State how an NHS Health Check should be conducted.
  • Identify how an NHS Health Check can assess and interpret the risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • State how the risk of cardiovascular disease and opportunities for reducing this risk may best be communicated

Who should attend

Anyone involved in the delivery of health checks including:

  • Practice Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • GPs
  • Health Care Assistants
  • Care co-ordinators
  • Social Prescribers
  • Administration
  • Practice Staff
  • Pharmacists
  • Allied Healthcare Professionals
  • Health Trainers & Champions
  • Healthy Lifestyle Professionals

Cost of the Full Day NHS HC training day: £210

Certificates of participation are available to all attendees on submission of evaluation and handouts for each course are available for future reference via the MedAll platform.

We are a registered Centre for the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH), and HEART UK supports our cardiovascular training. The NHS Health Check Competency Framework underpins our training.

We are proud of our strong heritage in supporting the NHS Health Check Programme, especially for training we have been providing since 2008

Summary

The NHS Health Check Training, a national program delivered by Michaela Nuttall RGN MSc via Zoom, empowers healthcare professionals with updated knowledge necessary for conducting proficient health checks. Attendants will learn the importance of NHS health checks, risk factors for cardiovascular disease, and how to effectively communicate the results and risk reduction opportunities to patients. Suitable for any individual involved in health check administration, such as practice nurses, GPs, pharmacists, and lifestyle professionals, it provides a comprehensive understanding of the NHS Health Check competence framework. Participants will also receive a Certificate of Participation and training handouts on completion. This acclaimed training, backed by HEART UK and the Royal Society of Public Health, is a valuable asset for medical professionals.
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Learning objectives

1. Understand the significance of NHS Health Checks and be able to explain their importance to patients. 2. Identify and understand both modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease. 3. Gain knowledge of the NHS Health Check filters. 4. Learn the correct procedure for conducting an NHS Health Check, including the evaluation and interpretation of cardiovascular risk. 5. Develop communication skills in discussing the risk of cardiovascular disease with patients and providing advice on potential risk reduction strategies.
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15th May 2024
8:30am - 2:30pm (GMT)
£210 (GBP)
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Attendance certificate available
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