If you are delivering the NHS Healthcheck Programme you should have been signed off by a senior colleagues as achieving the necessary competencies outlined in the Service Specification.
The Healthcheck training may help you in achieving some of the competencies required:
This e-Learning resource is aimed at supporting all staff involved in administering the NHS Health Check, including nurses, pharmacists and healthcare assistants. It includes 12 videos covering various aspects of the NHS Health Check, such as the key skills staff need in order to get a full medical, personal and family history from patients or clients, as well as key areas in which intervention may help reduce the likelihood of developing certain health issues. You can select only the courses you feel you need to improve your knowledge of.
Making Every Contact Count Training
This course is an excellent course for developing skills in having very brief conversations with patients about their Lifestyle and empowering them to consider changes that would help them to lead healthier Lifestyles.
For GP practices who are using the CardioChek Point of Care cholesterol testing kits you can request training at your practice by contacting:
Gareth Hopkins Mobile 07720 736293 or email Gareth@bhr.co.uk