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This course will enable you to deliver safe and evidenced based health care regarding B12 administration within primary care. Students will be provided with a  a competency assessment to complete in their own practice area.

Your workplace must be able to support your clinical practice and you will require to be supervised within your own practice area for the purpose of assessment and competency sign off.

  • Topics covered include:
  • The natural sources of B12 and why humans need B12
  • Causes of B12 deficiency
  • Identify common symptoms of B12 deficiency
  • Diagnosis and investigations in primary care
  • Long term effects of B12 deficiency
  • Understanding pernicious anaemia
  • Therapeutic management
  • Legalities of the B12 administration-accountability and responsibility
  • The administration consultation, including ascertaining informed consent
  • Make appropriate records and refer to other health professionals where necessary
  • Safety issues for administering intramuscular injections
  • Practical session for intra muscular injections (if required)

If you have any questions or queries about this masterclass please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

Course Information

Award Type Certificate of Attendance

Mode of Study
Short Course

Location
Coach Lane Campus

Start 6th July 2021 |

Duration
One Day Masterclass

Sector
Health, Sport and Social Care

  • Registered nurses
  • Registered nursing associates
  • Registered midwives
  • Health care support workers

Promote high quality, specialist training that is consistent with national policy recommendations and programme requirements.

£100 open to self funders or employer payment

If you have any questions or queries about this module please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

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