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Short Courses | Health and Wellbeing CPD

Original price was: £210.00.Current price is: £75.00.

Health and wellbeing Short Courses (CPD Certified) – 7 courses for £75! Includes substance misuse awareness, alcohol awareness and much more.

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Are you aiming to become a Health Care professional, or just interested in expanding your areas of knowledge? Perhaps you’re working towards your Care Certificate, or need something to showcase your professional development.

 

The following courses are included in the Health and Wellbeing short course bundle:

 

CPD Substance Misuse Awareness (CPD Certified)

Are you looking to complete a substance misuse awareness course? UK employers, particularly in the health and social care, often want candidates with knowledge in this area, so why wait? This short, auto-marked programme will teach you everything you need to know about substance misuse; develop your knowledge on an important, contemporary issue; and equip you with a skill set that is highly transferrable.

This course is split into manageable sections. These are:

Section 1: Substances that are commonly misused

In this section, you will cover the reasons why people use substances, the types of substances that are misused and the factors that can influence the effects of substances.

Section 2: The personal and social effects of substance misuse

You will study the harmful effects of substance misuse on individuals and society, as well as where to get support and advice on substance misuse. .

Section 3: The perceptions of and responses to substance misuse

This section covers how stereotyping affects users and how media reporting affects people's perceptions of substance misuse. You will also cover statistics about substance misuse. .

Section 4: Ways to promote healthy choices and build resilience

You will look at the risk factors and protective factors for substance misuse, ways to protect individuals from the risks of substance misuse and the barriers to making healthy choices. .

 

Prevention and Control of Infection

An understanding of how to effectively prevent and control the spread of infection is crucial in ensuring that individuals do not unknowingly cause their family, friends, colleagues and any other people that they come into contact with to become unwell.

By completing this course, you will be equipped with a greater understanding of how to prevent and control the spread of infection, both in the workplace and in the home. You will also gain knowledge of how to identify infections, as well as the different types of infection.

This course is split into four manageable sections:

Section 1: Introduction to infection control (5 questions)

Section 2: Identifying infections (2 questions)

Section 3: How to reduce the risk of infection in the workplace and the home (7 questions)

Section 4: The importance of hand washing (3 questions)

 

CPD Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication (CPD Certified)

Are you looking to study a safe handling of medication course? This course covers legislation associated with handling medication; procedures for receiving, administering, handling, storing and disposing of medication; as well as looking at the most common types of medication that are administered to individuals in a care setting. The course is ideal for anyone currently working in a role where they need to administer medication, or for those who wish to progress into a role of this nature.

Section 1: Understand the legislative framework for the use of medication in social care settings

You will look at the legislation that governs the use of medication in social care settings in this section, as well as the different legal classification systems, policies and procedures and agreed ways of working that surround medication.

Section 2: Know about common types of medication and their use

This section covers the common types of medication and the conditions for which medication is prescribed. You will also look at the changes to an individual’s physical or mental well-being that could indicate an adverse reaction.

Section 3: Understand roles and responsibilities in the use of medication in social care settings

You will look at the roles and responsibilities of those involved with prescribing and dispensing medication, as well as where the responsibilities lie in relation to over the counter medication.

Section 4: Understand techniques for administering medication

This section covers the routes by which medication can be administered, the different forms in which medication can be presented and the materials that can assist when administering medication.

Section 5: Be able to receive, store and dispose of medication supplies safely

In this section you will learn crucial skills, such as how to receive supplies of medication in line with agreed ways of working, store medication in a safe way and dispose of unused or unwanted medication safely.

Section 6: Know how to promote the rights of the individual when managing medication

This section looks at the importance of key principles that need to be considered when administering medication, such as consent, self-medication, active participation, dignity, privacy and confidentiality. You will also learn how risk assessments are used and how ethical issues relating to medication can be addressed.

Section 7: Be able to support use of medication

In this section, you will learn how to access information about an individual’s medication, how to support an individual to use medication, how to address any practical difficulties when administering medication and how and when to access further information. You will also look at strategies to ensure that medication is used and administered correctly.

Section 8: Be able to record and report on use of medication

Once you have completed this section, you will know how to record and report on the use of medication, and will be able to report on any problems associated with medication, in line with your organisation’s agreed ways of working.

 

CPD Sexual Health Awareness (CPD Certified)

Interested in studying one of our part-time nursing courses? This course aims to give you the knowledge you need to understand the impact of and key issues surrounding the safeguarding of adults and children. This includes how to recognise, respond to and reduce the likelihood of abuse.

Looking to increase your knowledge of sexual health by completing some sexual health studies? This course provides a wealth of information that will increase your understanding of sexual health issues. It is a great way to enhance your knowledge if you are looking to begin a career within this field or simply want to increase your awareness of the different types of STIs. Also explored are helpful guidance for maintaining positive intimate relationships and the mechanics of human reproduction.

 

CPD Principles of Weight Management (CPD Certified)

Are you looking to increase your understanding of weight management by completing a weight management course? Online content and assessments make this course accessible for anyone, anywhere. This short introductory programme of study will give you the knowledge you need to understand health issues and how to control and manage a healthy diet.

ection 1: The risks associated with ineffective weight management

Within this section you will familiarise yourself with a range of terms relating to ineffective weight management, recognise health risks associated with obesity and emaciation, as well as learning about the warning signs of malnourishment.

Section 2: How body image may influence weight management

This section will explain the meaning of the term ‘body image’ and will cover the media’s portrayal of body image and its negative effect on weight management.

Section 3: Effective methods of weight management

This section will help you to understand the role of a balanced diet and the meaning of the term ‘energy balance’. You will also look at weight management programmes, lifestyle choices and the common myth surrounding weight loss.

Section 4: Planning a short weight management programme

In the final section you will learn how to plan your own diet and nutrition programmes, identify goals and collect information relating to a plan that you will develop.

 

CPD Explore the Principles of Healthy Eating (CPD Certified)

Are you looking to complete a healthy eating course? Online materials and assessments make this course accessible to anyone, anywhere. This course will give you the knowledge you need to understand a wide variety of health issues and consider the key aspects of healthy eating when you are preparing meals for yourself and other people. You will become more aware of your own diet and the methods you can use to ensure you manage a healthy diet. You will consider different aspects of food, such as flavour, texture and colour, and studying this course will change the way you plan your food and think about your diet.

This course is split into manageable sections. These are:

Section 1: Diet and health

In this section, you will understand the meaning of the term ‘diet’, what a healthy diet looks like and how to enjoy and maintain a balanced diet. This section covers topics such as energy and its sources, lifestyle, obesity and the positives and negatives of salts.

Section 2: Components of a healthy diet

In this section, you will identify different food groups, better understand a balanced diet and gain a range of information relating to how best to keep your body healthy.

Section 3: Nutrients and their role in maintaining health

In this section, you will identify the importance of nutrients, fluids and fibre and understand their pivotal role in maintaining good health and well-being.

Section 4: Healthy food preparation

In this section, you will cover the key concepts of food preparation and understand what is essential to consider when planning a meal for both yourself and other people.

Section 5: Food safety awareness

This section will introduce you to food safety and will help you understand about personal hygiene, cleaning and contamination.

 

CPD Alcohol Awareness (CPD Certified)

Our Alcohol Awareness distance learning course aims to raise awareness of the harmful effects of alcohol use and the possible health issues surrounding its consumption, as well as where to seek help if needed.

Section 1: Alcohol unit strengths

This section covers the unit strengths of different alcoholic drinks.

Section 2: Alcohol misuse

You will identify the main reasons why people may misuse alcohol.

Section 3: Effects of alcohol misuse

In this section, you will learn about some of the psychological and physical effects of alcohol misuse.

Section 4: Health issues

This section covers the ways in which alcohol misuse can impact on health, such as nutrition, the liver, the heart, mental health and sexual health.

Section 5: Withdrawing from alcohol

You will develop your knowledge of the effects of withdrawing from alcohol.

Section 6: Help and information

In this section, you will cover the sources of help and information in relation to alcohol abuse.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

How am I assessed?

Throughout your studies, you will be evaluated through assessment questions. These questions are part of the course and are designed to gauge your understanding. You can save your answers and make edits before submitting them. On tutor-marked courses, your Tutor will mark your answers and provide feedback for each question.

 

Do I have to meet with a Tutor?

No. The communication you and your staff have with a Tutor will be via telephone or email.

 

How long will it take for my certificate to arrive?

Upon completing your course, you will receive your certificate immediately through the online portal.

 

Are these courses accredited?

Yes. These courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service.