Medications Management for Nurses:

• Principles of medications management
• Legal setting
• HIQA / NMBI standards guiding medications management
• The 10 rights of medications management
• Checking
• Drug rounds
• Calculations
• Special considerations


Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse:

• National Policy
• Definition of Abuse
• Who might abuse?
• Types of Abuse
• Procedure for reporting suspected abuse


Managing Behaviour that is challenging:

• Increase the knowledge and skills of the carer in the recognition, prevention, and management of behaviour that is challenging
• Recognise potential triggers
• Know and understand the reasons why the person behaves in this way
• Recognise and attempt to communicate unmet needs
• Identify the role of the carer

Fall Prevention:

• HIQA standards
• Statistics from WHO (World Health Organization)
• Reasons why people fall
• Risk assessment
• Strategies for fall preventionv

Restraint: Towards a Restraint Free Environment in Healthcare Settings

• HIQA standards and HSE policy on use of restraint in Healthcare setting
• Legal setting
• Forms of restraint
• Assessment and documentation
• Alternative strategies

Understanding Dementia Care:

In accordance with HIQA thematic inspection 2015/2016
• Dementia Disease Process
• Strategies for Caring for the Person with Dementia
• Communication and Understanding Challenging Behaviour
• Social Needs and Activities
• Eating Well
• Reducing Pain
• Falls
• Wandering/ Restrain free care
• End-of-Life Care

Care Planning and documentation:

• Legal and professional requirements for developing person centered care plans
• HIQA and Nursing board standards and requirements
• Principles of care planning and documentation
• Assessments and person centered care planning
• How to audit care plans
• Practical application and problem solving workshop

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Kinsella Leadership Development provide Management Services, Healthcare Training and Staff Training. Based in the southeast, we can travel nationally to provide these services on site as required.

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"Kathleen is a highly professional, knowledgeable and competent Trainer who delivers high quality training in the Healthcare Field at all levels on the NFQ. She adopts a student-centered  approach to her Teaching placing the student at the heart of the learning process.  Due to the nature of her training, students have received a positive learning experience which has influenced their studies and future careers."

Brendan Colclough

MD. Quantum Training, Malahide, Dublin