Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Condition

Course Information

  • Course Code: CHEL096
  • Duration: week
  • Price: £325.00
  • Times: 09:00-17:00
  • Delivery Type: PT

Start Dates

  • Friday, 31 July 2020
  • Saturday, 01 August 2020

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This is a distance learning package. On successful completion you will gain an accredited certificate.

What will I study?

Unit 1: Understand how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions
Learners will 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. This unit will also develop learners knowledge of the responses required should there be changes to an individuals condition.

Unit 2: Understand cardiovascular disease
Learners 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 has on a patients daily life, as well as the treatment and management options available.

Unit 3: Stroke awareness
This unit covers the different types of stroke and their warning signs, symptoms and eventual effect on the individual. Learners will 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 learners will develop an understanding of the different types of arthritis, their causes, signs and symptoms. The module 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
This unit educates those studying in how to provide support to individuals with physical disabilities, help them to effectively manage their disability and their ability to maintain their independence.

Unit 6: Parkinsons disease awareness
Parkinsons disease affects one person in 500 in the UK. The treatment of the condition is complex and requires great sensitivity as well as knowledge. Within this module, you will discover how Parkinsons develops and its underlying causes. This unit also outlines the treatment options, support services and strategies available for those managing the condition.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

How will I be assessed?

You will be provided with a support assessor who will contact you via e-mail and telephone. You will complete assessments for each of the units.

What can I do next?

We offer a wide range of health and social care courses, click here for further information. 

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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