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36 Bargates, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1QL - Telephone: 01425 273297

Spinal Care

Course  Aims

The aim of this course is to give learners the essential knowledge and skills required to provide care or treatment to a person with a spinal injury, disease or disorder.

This course is aimed at health and social care workers and healthcare professionals who provide care and treatment for people with spinal disorders.

Learners are to undertake written assessment.

Course  Content

On successful completion of this course the learner will be qualified to:

  • Operate within the legal boundaries with regard to caring for a person with a spinal injury, disease or disorder.
  • Implement company policy and procedure.
  • Understand the spinal cord and its function.
  • Understand pressure sore prevention and treatment.

Recognise and care for people with syndromes including:

    • Brown Sequard Syndrome and Autonomic Dysreflexia.

Recognise and care for people with spinal injuries including:

    • Quadriplegia, Tetraplegia and Paraplegia
    • Caudia Equina Syndrome
    • Anterior, Posteria and Central Cord

Course  Duration

½ Day (3 Hours)

Number  of  Delegates

Maximum 15

Price

Price as per current Price list