Training for Healthcare Professionals

Specialist clinical skills training for Registered Nurses and Health Care Assistants

Equipping healthcare professionals with the specialised skills they need to provide exemplary clinical care.

First Option Healthcare has a proven reputation for our highly skilled, committed, and caring personnel. All of our healthcare professionals undergo extensive in-house training to ensure we provide consistent and reliable top quality care and support.

Our comprehensive structured training modules are also available for other clinical professionals,  increasing the skill levels of nurses and HCAs with the advanced expertise required to cater for a wide range of complex clinical conditions. These services can be attractive to Clinical Commissioning Groups wishing to increase clinical excellence and broaden paediatric and adult care expertise. Whatever the specific need or challenge, we can provide the expert training you require, including bespoke and personalised one-to-one training.

Training modules include:

  • Tracheostomy and ventilation
  • Cecostomy, colostomy, ileostomy, fistula care
  • Urinary catheter, suprapubic catheter, mitrofanoff, nephrostomy, urostomy care
  • Oncology and Chemotherapy care
  • Tracheostomy and ventilator care
  • Suction, oxygen and nebuliser administration
  • Gastrostomy care and safe drug administration
  • Autonomic dysreflexia and spinal care
  • Infection control
  • Administration of medication
  • Management of complex epilepsy and rescue medications
  • End-of-life care
  • Challenging behaviour and de-escalation techniques

Why train with First Option Healthcare?

As a leading national provider of expert homecare services we understand the specialists skills, experience and empathy that are essential for the provision of the highest levels of paediatric and adult clinical care. With a proven reputation for delivering highly skilled, committed, and caring personnel, our RN and HCA training services enable us to share this extensive experience with you.

Whether you opt for our structured day training packages, or find bespoke training packages are better suited to your needs, we are committed to delivering the very highest levels of training for healthcare professionals.


Mandatory and Statutory Training

The First Option Healthcare Online Training modules covers mandatory clinical healthcare skill areas.

They include:

  • Complaints Handling
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Countering Fraud Bribery and Corruption in the NHS
  • Epilepsy Awareness
  • Equality, Diversity and Human Rights
  • Fire Safety
  • First Aid in the Workplace
  • Food Hygiene
  • GDPR
  • Handling Medication and Avoiding Drug Errors Level 2
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Information Governance, record keeping and Caldicott protocols
  • Learning Disabilities Awareness
  • Lone Worker
  • Management of Anaphylaxis
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005 & 2007
  • Moving and Handling Level 1
  • Moving and Handling Level 2
  • Preventing Radicalisation
  • Rapid tranquillisation
  • SOVA and SOCA Level 2 & 3
  • Basic Life Support – Adult and Paediatric


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