This level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions will provide an increased awareness of a range of common health conditions, including cardiovascular disease and arthritis.
The course is perfect whether you’re wanting to move into a healthcare position or to provide your employees with an understanding of common health conditions.
This course, across six modules, will dive into specific conditions in more depth whilst also exploring the support that individuals with these conditions may require.
Course Length: 16 weeks on average
Awarding Body: TQUK (E-certificates upon achievement)
Learning Method(s): Online materials and assessment
There is no prior qualification needed to access this course however; learners must be aged 16 years or over.
This course is part of our fully funded range of Level 2 courses so is free to the majority of learners – eligibility criteria applies.
Section 1: Understand how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions
Discover how to accurately monitor the health of individuals living with an existing condition, studying patient observation, recording information pertaining to the patient and reporting this information to the relevant parties. Develop a knowledge of the responses required should there be changes to an individual’s condition.
Section 2: Understand cardiovascular disease
Gain an understanding of the cardiovascular system and the different forms of cardiovascular disease including their signs, symptoms, causes and risk factors. Explore the effects such a condition has on a patient’s daily life, as well as the treatment and management options available.
Section 3: Stroke awareness
Learn about the different types of stroke and their warning signs, symptoms and eventual effect on the individual. Develop knowledge of the swift response required in the event of an emergency and the wide range of support that is available following a stroke.
Section 4: Arthritis awareness
Develop an understanding of the different types of arthritis, their causes, signs and symptoms. Look into how to best treat the condition in order to allow those affected the ability to enjoy their day-to-day life.
Section 5: Understand physical disability
How to provide support to individuals with physical disabilities, help them to effectively manage their disability and their ability to maintain their independence.
Section 6: Parkinson’s disease awareness
Discover how Parkinson’s develops and its underlying causes. Outline the treatment options, support services and strategies available for those managing the condition.
This is a guide to the eligibility criteria if you are not sure about anything please get in touch with us.
- If employed, you may still be eligible for funding if you earn less than £20,319 per year outside of London or less than £11.95 per hour in London. Proof of wage will be required prior to enrolment.
- Learners must be aged 19+ from the 31st August 2022.
- Learners must be a resident of UK or the EEA (European Economic Area) and have been for at least 3 years.
- Learners can be unemployed to undertake a distance learning course.
- There are no entry requirements to undertake a distance learning course, however a good level of English is required.
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