Acute Care Course

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Acute Care Course Online Training Overview

This Acute Care online course will give an overview of the National Early Warning Score (NEWS2) and the standarisation of assessment of acute illness severity in patients aged 16 and above.

Duration: 1 Hour     CPD Points: 1

What You will learn?

Acute Care Course Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, the learner will be able to: 

  • Understand the benefits of NEWS
  • Describe the ways NEWS can be used
  • Understand the six physiological parameters included with NEWS
  • Understand the NEWS system, thresholds, and triggers
  • Know how to accurately record and score parameters
  • Describe how to perform a NEWS calculation
  • Understand correct use of NEWS and associated clinical responses in an acute care setting


Course Content

On successful completion of the quiz, you will be awarded a CPD accredited Acute Care Course free course certificate.

Who is this for?

Who is this Acute Care training course for?

This online course has been written at an introductory level 1 for all levels that fit the criteria to take training as part of their role. This includes

  • Refresher training
  • Inductions
  • Awareness
  • Knowledge enhancement

It is suitable for the following:

  • Health Care workers including Nurses, Doctors, Ambulance services, clinical and non-clinical workers
  • Social Care Workers including Councils, Carers and Care assistants
  • Youth workers including activity leaders, passenger transport services and volunteers

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Assesment & Certification

You will be given a multiple-choice exam available at the end of the learning, you will be graded. On a pass mark of 70% or higher a certificate is issued.

You may retake the test at your convenience at no additional cost.

On completion of the exam, a free certificate is instantly available for you to download or print.

A hard copy certificate printed on certificate grade paper can be purchased for a nominal fee via your learner dashboard and are dispatched within three working days to your address. Please note at this time we currently only mail certificates to the United Kingdom. 

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Rated 4 out of 5
October 26, 2021

course easy to access,

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Rated 5 out of 5
September 20, 2021

The course was easy to use easy to under stand and in formative

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Rated 5 out of 5
September 20, 2021

I appreciate the workbook and information

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