Healthcare Skills


Medications Management:

Principles of medications management

Legal setting

HIQA standards guiding medications management

The 5 rights of medications management


Drug rounds


Special considerations


Care Planning and documentation:

Legal and professional requirements for developing person centered care plans

HIQA and Nursing board standards and requirements

Principles of care planning and documentation

Assessments and person centered care planning

How to audit care plans

Practical application and problem solving workshop


Fall Prevention ( 5.5 CEUs )

HIQA standards

Statistics from WHO (World Health Organization)

Reasons why people fall

Risk assessment

Strategies for fall prevention



HIQA standards and HSE policy on use of restraint in Healthcare setting

Legal setting

Forms of restraint

Assessment and documentation

Alternative strategies


End of Life Care:

In accordance with HIQA thematic inspections- outcome no. 14

  • Philosophy of Palliative Care

  • Life limiting conditions

  • Pain and other symptom's

  • As death approaches

  • Final Offices

  • Bereavement support


Understanding Dementia Care

In accordance with HIQA thematic inspection 2015

  • Dementia Disease Process
  • Strategies for Caring for the Person with Dementia
  •  Communication and Understanding Challenging Behavior
  •  Social Needs and Activities
  •  Eating Well
  •   Reducing Pain
  •  Falls
  •  Wandering/ Restrain free care
  •  End-of-Life Care