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. 

No Dates at present
To be notified when dates become available call 0191 432 9838 or email training@firstcontactclinical.co.uk