FAST Courses

  • Dementia Care - This interactive e-learning course is designed to advance the National Strategy for Dementia (launched in 2009) and will provide learners with the core information needed to care well for a person with dementia. The course will enable health and social care practitioners and professionals and family carers to work well with people living with dementia. The Subject Matter Expert is Dr Ann Marshall, OPMH Directorate Lead Clinical Psychologist together with expertise from Dementia UK.
  • Emergency Life Support Skills including CPR - Basic life support skills can, in the case of an emergency, save lives. Designed to deliver the theoretical aspects of basic life support skills, including CPR so to help users to develop sufficient knowledge to be able to respond effectively and confidently in an emergency situation such as when a person is unconscious. The training is accessed on-line with realistic scenarios taking the learner carefully through the signs to look out for and the procedures to be followed.
  • Management of Diabetes - This course will enable you to manage the care of patients with diabetes mellitus, according to the standards of the National Service Framework for Diabetes.
  • Care of the Elderly - This interactive e-learning course is designed to enable personnel from a range of organisations to understand their responsibilities to safeguard & promote the welfare of older people. This course will enable you to understand the single assessment process and its application in Health and Social Care, according to the standards set out in the National Service Framework for Older People.
  • Managing COPD - This course will enable you to manage the care of patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) according to the standards of the British Thoracic Society and National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE).
  • Clinical Negligence - This course will give health, community and social care staff an understanding of the legal responsibilities and constraints of their work in general practice and the community.
  • Prevention and Management of Infection Control - C.Diff - This interactive e-learning course is designed to enable personnel from a range of healthcare organisations to understand Clostridium difficile (C.diff) thus enhancing the management and care of patients and service users with Clostridium difficile associated diarrhoea. It has been created in partnership with Specialist Infection Control Teams.
  • Safeguarding Children - This interactive e-learning course is designed to enable personnel from a range of organisations to understand their responsibilities to safeguard and promote the welfare of children as identified in the Children Acts 1989 / 2004 and Working Together to Safeguard Children (2006). It also supports the Every Child Matters agenda and Standard 5 of the National Service Framework for Children, Young People and Maternity Services.
  • Anaphylactic Shock - According to the UK Resuscitation Council (January 2008), the incidence of anaphylaxis is increasing and there is confusion about the diagnosis, treatment, investigation and follow-up of patients who have an anaphylactic reaction. This interactive e-learning course is designed to enable personnel from healthcare organisations to understand, recognise and treat Anaphylactic Shock.