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Understanding Investigations

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9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday 26th January 2021

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Who Should Attend?

Those involved in test investigations and their results.

This is aimed at Non-clinical Staff and HCAs. This is not suitable for Registered Practitioners.

Learning Outcomes

The Understanding Investigations course is designed to enable delegates to better understand the purpose of test investigations and their results, as part of STP goals to upskill workforce and commitment to workforce development.
Delegates will be able to identify the normal values of common haematological investigations, decipher the more common pathology and radiology reports and recognise associated jargon and abbreviations.
The course will enable delegates to:
describe the physiology of blood;
explain frequently requested blood tests and the conditions or diseases which may be associated with them;
demonstrate knowledge of male and female screening including cytology;
describe common gastrointestinal and cardiology investigations;
identify common normal values;
state the meaning of common investigation abbreviations.
Supporting continuity of care across multidisciplinary primary care teams.
All delegates will be provided with a course manual and will be issued with a certificate upon completion of the course.

Max Participants: 9

Venue Information

The Gatehouse Centre


Hareclive Road
BS13 9JN

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