Care Homes Early Warning Signs
(Supporting the 'Out of Hospital' strategy).
This programme has been
accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until October 17th, 2017.
Accreditation applies only to the content of the programme and does not apply to any
Bord Altranais (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland) Category 1
The CHEWS course is a unique, state of the art one day course speciffically designed by highly qualified and
experienced healthcare professionals for nurses; drawing from the 'Early Warning Scoring' (EWS) systems used in today's modern hospitals, based on the maxim of
'prevention rather than cure', supporting the 'Out
of Hospital' Strategy
'An excellent day.
Really very relevant. All nurses should do this course!'
Delegates will learn some of the latest skills and disciplines now in use in most
leading hospitals, thereby honing their skills and helping to place them on a par with their
contemporaries at the forefront of nursing care.
For when nursing (or indeed care) staff are equipped with the skills to detect signs of a
resident's health deteriorating earlier, that can mean the difference between the resident being cared for at
the home rather than their being transferred to a hospital. Meaning less disruption for the resident
and the care setting, fully supporting the 'Out of Hospital'
"Most useful training event I have been on in
the last 5 years"
This one day course covers:
||The Ageing Process
|| A - E
||Altered Levels of
||Cardiac Failure / CCF /
Atrial Fibrilation / Hypotension / Hypertension
||Oliguria / Kidney
||Respiratory Failure / Oxygen
Therapy / Asthma / COPD / Tracheostomy
presentations, topical Scenarios (i.e. those which commonly present in a care or nursing
"Enjoyed these. Detailed and realistic"
Team work, etc.
the above will be covered in-depth, drawing on the very latest practices in use in virtually all of today's leading
hospitals and show delegates how to apply them effectively (within their scope of practice) in the care
Course Manual and
On the course day, each delegate
shall receive their own full Course Manual (on CD) and laminated pocket 'aide-memoire'. Any additional
documentation that delegates request (which is often the case - we term 'Wish List' Documents) is duly emailed to
'Manual fantastic. Course very well presented and
interesting. Very enjoyable'
They will also receive an official certificate of attendance (confirming aspects covered
and stated CPD/CEU points).
These courses are offered on an In-house and 'public' basis (for
details click on the link 'CHEWS
A word about 'Funding' (Irish Republic
Fees for in-house and 'public' courses vary
(details on request); however, funding in part,
may be available from some of Ireland's various Skillnets. Contact us at train2care for
We are waiting to hear from you!
In the meantime, we hope this finds you in the very best of
health and spirits.