Common Health Conditions
Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions
To be eligible for funding you must be aged 19 or over, have been living in the European Union for the last 3 years and have not previously completed the course you are wanting to enrol on.
If you do not complete the course, you may be liable to a £100 resource and registration fee.
From our suit of healthcare courses, this qualification aims to provide your employees with an increased awareness of the many signs, symptoms and treatments available for a variety of common health conditions. These conditions include cardiovascular disease, arthritis and physical disabilities. Your employees will also discover how to care for individuals and able them to manage, monitor and control their condition effectively.
Unit 1: Understand how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions
In this unit, your employees will learn about how to accurately monitor the health of individuals with an existing condition, patient observation, how to record information pertaining to the patient and how to report this information to the relevant parties. This unit will also develop learners’ knowledge of the responses required should there be changes to an individual’s condition.
Unit 2: Understand cardiovascular disease
Within this unit, your employees will gain an understanding of the cardiovascular system and the different forms of cardiovascular disease, including their signs, symptoms, causes and risk factors. This unit will also highlight the effects such a condition can have on a patient’s daily life, as well as the treatment and management options available.
Unit 3: Stroke awarenessIn this unit, your employees will cover the different types of stroke and their warning signs, symptoms and eventual effect on the individual. Your employees will also 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.
Unit 4: Arthritis awareness
Within this unit, your employees will develop an understanding of the different types of arthritis, their causes, signs and symptoms. This unit also touches upon how to best treat the condition in order to allow those affected the ability to enjoy their day-to-day life.
Unit 5: Understand physical disability
In this unit, your employees will learn how to provide support to individuals with physical disabilities, how to help them to effectively manage their disability and how to help them maintain their ability to maintain their independence.
Unit 6: Parkinson’s disease awareness
Within this unit, your employees will discover how Parkinson’s develops and its underlying causes. This unit also outlines the treatment options, support services and strategies available for those managing the condition.
Benefits of studying from our suite of healthcare courses:
Once your employees have completed this course, they could progress on to the following:
Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning
Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care
|Full cost||Direct debit||Fully funded|
|£299||Initial payment of £29.90, 3 monthly payments of £89.70||To be eligible you must: