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All in one day Core Skills Training framework (CSTF) annual refresher Training

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To complete the annual Core skills training framework (CSTF) refresher training and practical assessments

  • Core Training SkillsUnderstand their current legal responsibilities
  • To be assessed on core practical care skills i.e. basic life support/ infection control/ MH objects
  • Be able to demonstrate their competency to practise within NHS and health settings
  • To refresh on the clinical and care subjects
  • To refresh their knowledge of new and existing care standards and guidance
  • To reflect upon their current practise

 

Core training Skills

The UK Core Skills Training Framework provides minimum standards and guidelines for the statutory and mandatory core skills training in the health sector, plus clinical and care subjects. This course is the annual refresher training for existing NHS Health staff,  it is not suitable or recommended for staff without existing health experience ( it is class based training with practical skill assessment elements of resuscitation , infection control and manual handling).

  • Conflict resolution
  • Equality, Diversity and Human Rights
  • Fire safety
  • Infection prevention and Control
  • Health, safety and Welfare
  • Information Governance
  • Moving and handling
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
  • Resuscitation
  • Clinical and care subjects-healthcare career
  • Duty of care
  • Person-centred care
  • Communication
  • Consent
  • Privacy and dignity
  • Fluids and nutrition
  • Dementia awareness
  • Blood component transfusion.

Topics

Links to: CQC key lines of enquiry (KLOEs) CQC fundamental standards

Links to other guidance

 Conflict Resolution

CQC KLOEs Safe:  S1, S2, S6 Effective: E2, E5 Caring: C1, C2, C3 Responsive: R1, R2, R3

CQC fundamental standards Person-centred care Dignity and respect

 

Framework requirements for Conflict Resolution. This module has been developed to enable NHS organisations in England in helping to meet their requirements. There are also links to the training delivery requirements from NHS Protect.

Equality, Diversity and Human Rights

 CQC KLOEs Safe: S1 Effective: E1, E3, E5 Caring: C1, C3 Responsive: R1 Well-led: W1

CQC fundamental standards Dignity and respect

Guidance for providers on meeting the regulations 

Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 (Part 3) (as amended)  

Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009 (Part 4) (as amended)  

March 2015

 

Fire Safety

CQC KLOEs Safe: S2, S3, S6

CQC fundamental standards Safety

This module is mapped to the National Association of Hospital Fire Officers (NAHFO) guidance.

Infection Prevention and Control: Clinical & non-Clinical

CQC KLOEs Safe: S5, S6

CQC fundamental standards Premises and equipment

This module is mapped to the Department of Health Code of Practice on the prevention and control of infections and related guidance July 2015 and  The Health and Social Care Act 2008

Health, Safety and Welfare

CQC KLOEs Safe: S1, S2, S3, S6 Effective: E6 Well-led: W1, W2

CQC fundamental standards Safety

This module is mapped to the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992. Approved Code of Practice and guidance L24 2nd edition

Information Governance- Information governance is essential training for all staff.  This module enables learners to gain understanding of how to use principles and standards in their everyday work.

CQC KLOEs Safe: S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6 Effective: E1, E2, E3, E4, E5, E6 Caring: C1, C2, C3, Responsive: R1, R2, R3 Well-Led: W1, W2, W3, W4, W5

CQC fundamental standards Complaints Good governance

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as it applies in the UK, tailored by the Data Protection Act 2018

The Information Commissioners office guide to the General data Protection Regulation (GDPF)Caldicott Principles

Moving and Handling

CQC KLOEs Safe: S2, S3

CQC fundamental standards Safety

HSE (Health and Safety executive) and the  National Back Exchange (NBE).

Safeguarding Adults (including 8a Preventing radicalisation)

CQC KLOEs Safe: S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6

CQC fundamental standards Safeguarding from abuse

 

Safeguarding children

CQC KLOEs Safe: S1 CQC fundamental standards Safeguarding from abuse Staffing Fit and proper staff

 

Resuscitation- adults/paediatric/babies

CQC KLOEs Safe: S2, S3, S6 Effective: E1, E2, E7

CQC fundamental standards Safety

UK Resuscitation Council guidelines

Healthcare career

CQC Fundamental standards Staffing

 

Duty of care

 CQC Fundamental standards Staffing

Guidance for providers on meeting the regulations 

Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 (Part 3) (as amended)  

Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009 (Part 4) (as amended)  

March 2015

 

Person-centred care

CQC KLOEs Safe: S1, S2, S3 Effective: E1, E2, E3, E4, E5, E6 Responsive: R1, R3 Well-Led: W1, W3

CQC fundamental standards Person-centred care Dignity and respect

 NICE Patient experience in adult NHS services: improving the experience of care for people using adult NHS services

Clinical guideline [CG138] Published date: 24 February 2012

Communication

CQC KLOEs Safe: S2, S6 Effective: E2, E5 Caring: C1, C2, C3 Responsive: R1, R2, R3

CQC fundamental standards Person-centred care Dignity and respect

 

 

Consent

CQC KLOEs Safe: S1, S2, S3, S4 Effective: E1, E2, E4, E7 Caring: C1, C2, C3 Responsive: R1, R2

CQC fundamental standards Person-centred care Consent

Decision-making and mental capacity

NICE guideline [NG108] Published date: 03 October 2018

Mental Health Act Code of Practice 2015

Mental capacity Act code of practice- 2016

Privacy and Dignity

CQC KLOEs Safe: S1 Caring: C3 Responsive: R3 Well-Led: W1 CQC fundamental standards Dignity and respect

Relationships and sexuality in adult social care services Guidance for CQC inspection staff

Fluids and Nutrition

CQC KLOEs Effective: E3

CQC fundamental standards Food and drink

NICE guidance Nutrition support for adults: oral nutrition support, enteral tube feeding and parenteral nutrition

Clinical guideline [CG32] Published date: 22 February 2006 Last updated: 04 August 2017

Dementia awareness

CQC KLOEs Safe: S3 Effective: E1, E2, E4 Caring: C1, C3, C4 Responsive: R1 Well-led: W1, W2

CQC fundamental standards Staffing

NICE quality standard QS184 June 2019 and Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers

NICE guideline [NG97] Published date: 20 June 2018

Blood component transfusion

CQC KLOEs Safe: S3 Effective: E1, E2, E4

Blood transfusion

NICE guideline [NG24] Published date: 18 November 2015

This course is delivered on site, at the client’s premises or nominated venue.

Summary & Booking

The Skills for Health (SfH) UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) was developed to provide a national standard for healthcare staff education and training. The CSTF is recognised across the healthcare sectors, as well as by NHS England, NHS Employers, healthcare professional bodies such as the British Medical Association (BMA) and the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), and by regulators, such as the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in England.

This course involves a combination of theory and practical training, incorporating case discussion, classroom learning activities and practical assessments. It covers the statutory annual refresher training requirements and is valid for 1 year and includes practical skills assessments for staff to demonstrate competency. The course is regularly updated to cover the latest guidance (for example the clinical and care subjects’ requirements).

Please be aware this course is only suitable for staff with existing health care experience. Candidates without the suitable experience will be required to attend more in-depth training in order to achieve a safe and proficient standard in the areas covered.

Duration: 1day
Location: On Site: We come to you
Cost: £780 (maximum of 25 staff)

 

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