Common Health Conditions Level 2 Certificate
What is this course about?
This is a QCF qualification which covers the following:
Understand how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions.
1) Understand cardiovascular disease. 2) Understand respiratory disease. 3) Introductory awareness of sensory loss. 4)Stroke awareness. 5) Diabetes awareness. 6) Arthritis awareness. 7) Dementia awareness. 8) Understand the impact of acquired brain injury on individuals. 9) Understanding mental health. 10) Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities. 11) Understand physical disability. 12) Parkinson’s disease awareness.
The qualification has mandatory units and a number of optional units to allow you to follow subject areas to meet your own requirements. The coverage of these topics will give you a general awareness of a range of common health conditions and their effects on individuals.
How is it taught
As you work through the learning materials you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor/tutor who will give you support, advice and guidance on the course content as well as providing robust feedback on the work you complete. Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions.
What else do I need to know?
The course includes: Unit 1: Understand how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions. The aim of this unit is to provide you with an understanding of monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions, including the observation, recording and reporting of these. It will also help you to gain knowledge of the responses needed when there are changes to an individual’s condition. Unit 4: Introductory awareness of sensory loss. The aim of this unit is to provide an understanding of the impact of sensory loss, the impact of attitudes and beliefs, the strategies to overcome these barriers, and the importance of effective communication. It will also help learners to gain knowledge of the main causes, symptoms and conditions associated with sensory loss. Unit 5: Stroke Awareness. The aim of this unit is to provide an understanding of the different types of stroke, their signs, symptoms and effect on the individual. It will help you to gain knowledge of the response required in the event of an emergency, how to manage a stroke and the support that is available following a stroke. Unit 7: Arthritis Awareness. The aim of this unit is to provide an understanding of the different types of arthritis, their causes, signs and symptoms. It will also help you to gain knowledge of the diagnosis, treatment, support and management of arthritis. Unit 8: Dementia Awareness. The aim of this unit is to enable learners to gain knowledge of what dementia is, the different forms of dementia and how the actions of others can impact on individuals with the condition. Unit 13: Parkinson’s Disease Awareness. The aim of this unit is to provide an understanding of Parkinson’s disease and its underlying causes, the signs and symptoms of the condition and its impact. It will also help learners gain an understanding of treatment options, support services and strategies for managing the condition.
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