Chaperone for Health and Care | Level 2 | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited | Instant Course Access | Includes Assessment & Certificate | Instant Certificate Download.
Welcome to our online Chaperone for Health and Care training course.
This Chaperone for Health and Care eLearning module is designed for those who might take the chaperoning role primarily, for example, General Practitioners (GPs), health care assistants (HCAs), nurses, allied health professionals and other members of the broader health care team who are involved in chaperoning patients as part of their role. The content covers what is understood by the term chaperone, why a chaperone needs to be present, the role and responsibility of the chaperone and the rights and concerns of patients.
Certificate duration: 2 years
Entry requirements: No entry restrictions
Recommended prerequisites: N/A
Assessment type: End of course assessment
Assessment pass mark – 80% needed to pass and gain a CPD certificate
Cost(s) of assessment and certification – All costs included in the course price
Awarding/Accrediting body – CPD Certification Service (CPDUK)
Who is the course for?
This Chaperone for Health and Care e-learning course should be completed by those who work in health and social care services, including:
- NHS medical, nursing, AHP and care staff
- Locum doctors and nurses
- Locum allied health professionals (AHPs)
- Agency nurses
- Agency workers
- Healthcare assistants
- Support workers
- Care assistants
- Nursery staff
- Teachers and teaching staff
- Community services
- General Practitioners (GPs)
- General Practice Administration Staff
- Health Care Assistants (HCAs)/Clinical Support Workers
- Non-Clinical Receptionist
- General Practices Nurses
- Registered Healthcare Practitioners
- Practice Managers
- Anyone involved in healthcare looking to undertake the role.
What is covered in this course?
This online Chaperone for Health and Care training course covers the following:
- Definition of a chaperone and intimate examination
- Current chaperone guidance
- Who are suitable chaperones?
- Should the chaperone be medically qualified?
- What makes an ideal chaperone?
- Requirements for the chaperone role
- The role of a chaperone
- Why and when would a chaperone be required?
- Dignity and respect
- Chaperone for children and young people
- When to offer a chaperone
- Local chaperone policies
- Dealing with patient requests
- What if the patient refuses a chaperone
- What if no chaperone is available?
- Checklist for intimate examinations
- Where misunderstandings may occur in practice
- Confidentiality and patient information
- Caldicott principles and Data Protection
- Raising concerns and whistleblowing in practice
- Public interest and disclosure responsibilities
- Protection for healthcare workers
- Documentation and record-keeping
- Cases studies
- Key points to remember
- End of course assessment and certification.