Course Information

Elevate your healthcare career with HCA Training Level 2, strategically designed for those with 6 months of experience in general practice. This program builds upon existing knowledge, encompassing vital areas such as quality improvement, clinical governance, and an in-depth exploration of long-term conditions. Expand your skill set with specialised training in ECG's, basic wound care, diabetic health checks, aseptic technique, and 24-hour blood pressure monitoring. Our comprehensive curriculum extends beyond clinical skills to address critical aspects of healthcare, including smoking cessation, health promotion, and the intricacies of remote consultations. Dive into specialised areas of care with a focus on learning disabilities and falls prevention, enhancing your ability to provide holistic and patient-centred services. Led by experienced instructors, the HCA Level 2 program offers a dynamic learning environment, ensuring you stay abreast of the latest advancements in healthcare. Benefit from real-world scenarios and practical application of skills, preparing you to excel in the complex and ever-evolving landscape of general practice. Whether you're seeking to advance your career or broaden your expertise, HCA Training Level 2 is your pathway to professional growth. Enrol now to enhance your capabilities, contribute to quality healthcare delivery, and make a lasting impact on patient well-being.

125 Credit Hours of CPD

This course has been accredited by The CPD Group

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This online course requires you to have clinical mentorship and support to enable you collaborate the online theory you learn within this course alongside the practical element within the workplace. Please make sure you have this support in place before you purchase this course.

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A sample of student feedback who have completed this course

  • I found it really interesting , the course itself was great, really informative, I’ve been doing the job many years but it made me do extra research and cement my knowledge.

  • It was easy to do online, small sections made It easier to pick up where last left.

  • It was easy to complete around my current workload.

  • Quick and easy process not loads of text book to read

  • All online and very clear and easy to follow

  • The various different topics such as falls, and learning how we can learn to spot symptoms as the first port of call

Course curriculum

  • 1


  • 2


  • 3

    Quality Improvement and Clinical Governance within General Practice

    • Quality Improvement and Clinical Governance within General Practice.

    • QOF and CQC

    • Test your knowledge

    • Summary

  • 4

    Long Term Conditions

    • Long Term Conditions List

    • What is a Long Term Illness?

    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

    • Normal Alveoli

    • Emphysema

    • Chronic Bronchitis

    • Causes

    • Diagnosis

    • Treatment

    • COPD Annual Reviews

    • Asthma

    • Symptoms of Asthma

    • Diagnosis of Asthma

    • Treatment of Asthma

    • Annual Asthma Reviews

  • 5

    Long Term Conditions - Quiz 1

    • Long term conditions Quiz 1

    • Summary

  • 6

    Long Term Conditions - Diabetes and CHD

    • Diabetes

    • Diagnosis of Diabetes

    • Treatment

    • Diabetic Annual Reviews

    • Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)

    • Symptoms of CHD

    • Diagnosis of CHD

    • Treatment of CHD

    • Annual CHD review

  • 7

    Long Term Conditions -Quiz 2

    • Long Term Conditions Quiz 2

    • Summary

  • 8

    Long Term Conditions - Hypertension, AF and Dementia

    • Hypertension

    • Causes

    • Diagnosis

    • Stages of Hypertension

    • Treatment

    • Hypertension Annual Reviews

    • Atrial Fibrillation / Atrial Flutter

    • Treatment

    • AF Reviews

    • Dementia

    • Types of Dementia

    • Symptoms of Dementia

    • Dementia and Communication

  • 9

    Long-term Conditions - Quiz 3

    • Learning so far...

    • Portfolio Activity

    • Summary

  • 10

    ECG: Echocardiograph

    • Course Contents and Objectives

  • 11

    ECG Theory

    • Module One

    • Theory

    • Test your knowledge

    • Summary

  • 12

    ECG Practical

    • Module Two

    • Practical

    • Test your knowledge

    • Summary

  • 13

    ECG Rhythms

    • Module 3

    • ECG Rhythms

    • Test your Knowledge

    • Summary

  • 14

    Basic Wound Care

    • Basic Wound Care

    • Downloads and Reading List

    • Basic Wound Care Quiz

    • For your portfolio.

    • Summary

  • 15

    Diabetic Health Checks

    • Diabetic Health Checks

    • Regular Checks

    • Uncontrolled Diabetes Complications

    • Patient Examination

    • Diabetic Foot Checks

    • Procedure

    • How to use 10g Monofilament

    • Diabetic Referrals

    • Diabetic Emergencies

    • QOF and Diabetic Read-codes

    • Portfolio Information

    • Diabetes Review Quiz

    • Summary

  • 16

    Aseptic Non Touch Technique (ANTT)

    • Aseptic Non Touch Technique

    • Reading List

    • Aseptic Non Touch Technique Quiz

    • Portfolio Information

    • Summary

  • 17

    Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (24hr Blood Pressure Monitoring)

    • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM)

    • Why do we need ABPM?

    • NICE Guidelines

    • Diagnosis of Hypertension

    • How to apply use the ABPM.

    • ABPM or HBPM Readings

    • Documentation

    • ABPM / HBPM Quiz

    • For your Portfolio

    • Summary

  • 18

    Smoking Cessation

    • Smoking Cessation

    • Smoking Effects on the Body

    • Smoking Pack Years

    • Motivation

    • Signs and Symptoms of COPD

    • Smoking Cessation Referral

    • Types of Treatment

    • Communication

    • The End

    • Smoking Cessation Quiz

    • Portfolio Information and Downloadable Information

    • Summary

  • 19

    Health Promotion

    • Health Promotion

    • Health Promotion in General Practice

    • Communication and Health Promotion

    • NHS Health Checks

    • New Patient Health Checks

    • For your Portfolio

    • Health Promotion Quiz

    • Summary

  • 20

    Remote Consultations

    • Remote Consultations

    • Remote Consultation Presentation

    • Reading List

    • Portfolio Information

    • Summary

  • 21

    Learning Disabilities

    • Learning Disabilities

    • What does Learning Disability mean?

    • LD Annual Health Reviews

    • Communicating with LD Patients

    • Safeguarding

    • Further Reading

    • For your Portfolio

    • Summary

  • 22


    • Falls

    • Risk of Falls in the Elderly

    • Taking a history

    • Urgent symptoms of falls

    • Further Reading

    • Summary

  • 23

    Final Assessment

    • Feedback

    • HCA Level 2 Assessment

    • Final Sign off

    • Course Update Information