Conduct Nursing Observations

  • Nursing Observations: 2 hrs
  • Learning How to take regular and acute observations. Getting confident in reporting changes and knowing why you are doing them.
  • Neurovascular, Neurological, cardiovascular, and routine obs. Head injury observations?
  • Shock and Intracranial pressure??
  • Manual and automatic BP’s, Oximeter, Respiration and pulse.
  • Knowing the Normal limits
  • When to get assistance? What to report? How often to do them?
  • Knowledge of why you are doing them and why so often. When do we increase the observations and why.
  • Differences in age and populations.
  • Paediatric versus elderly
  • Blood sugar levels and diabetes
  • Reading careplans and writing reports. Documenting observations.