Clinical Skills Training

 

Clinical Skills Training sessions include theoretical and practical teaching, support and assessment to enable staff to be competent and safe practitioners. Following initial classroom training practitioners are supported and supervised in the area of practice by a mentor until assessed as competent to perform the skill independently.

Skills taught by the team include:

Venepuncture (link to info and booking page)

Peripheral butterfly needle insertion

Peripheral venous cannulation (link to info and booking page)

Care of Central Venous Access lines (link to info and booking page)

Totally Implanted Vascular Access Devices (port-a-caths) (link to info and booking page)

Reconstitution and Administration of IV drugs (link to info page)

Chemotherapy Administration (link to info and booking page)

Urethral catheterisation (link to info page)

Performing ECGs (link to info page)

Insertion of and care for patient with a nasogastric tube

Other:

Intro to Chemotherapy (link to info and booking page)

Intro to Radiotherapy (link to info and booking page)

Intro to Palliative Care and Oncological Emergencies (link to info and booking page)

 

Contact details:

Senior Clinical Skills Trainer

Tel: 0161 446 3796

E-mail: clinicalskillsteam@christie.nhs.uk

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