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Unit 7: Undertake routine clinical measurements for NHS Health Check assessments

Unit 7 is a knowledge and skills based unit. Learning outcomes one and two are knowledge based and requires the learner to understand the importance of influencing factors on and the physiological states that are measured during an NHS Health Check.

This unit is linked to competence six: interpreting results in the NHS Health Check competence framework and derived from the Skills for Health National Occupational Standards CHS19

Tip! 

- Use the learner workbook to capture and evidence how to achieve the learning outcomes. 

- Use the supporting materials to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding. 

- Trainers and assessors should refer to the assessor workbook to get tips on what to look for when assessing the learner.

Learning outcomes:

1. Understand what is meant by physiological measurements

2. Understand the physiological states that can be measured

3. Prepare to take physiological measurements for NHS Health Check assessments

4. Undertake physiological measurements for NHS Health Check assessments

Supporting materials:

Assessors check list for practical competency sign off

NHS Health Check Electronic Template used by GP Practices

NHS Health Check electronic template used by community outreach providers

Anatomy & physiology and elements of the NHS Health Check including QRisk2 training slides (part 1)

External online resource:

NHS Health Check e learning course

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