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This course will give an overview of what a chaperone is, why they are needed, and current guidance on the use of chaperones.


Duration: 1 Hour     CPD Points: 1

  • Objectives

    At the end of this course, the learner will be able to: 

    • Describe the role of a chaperone in care and clinical settings
    • Understand why a chaperone is sometimes needed
    • Describe current guidance on the use of chaperones
  • Course Content

    Unit 1

    • Chaperones – Course Introduction
    • What is a Chaperone?
    • Why is a Chaperone Needed?
    • Children & Young People
    • Offering a Chaperone
    • Refusing a Chaperone
    • Video Consultations
    • The Role of the Chaperone
    • Patient Records
    • Chaperone Training
    • Before the Examination
    • During & After the Examination
    • Additional Considerations and Guidance
    • Policies and Procedures
    • Signs a Patient is in Distress
    • Patients Lacking Capacity
    • Specific Considerations
  • Certification

    On successful completion of the quiz, you will be awarded a CPD accredited Chaperones Course free course certificate.


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