What you will Learn

What will I learn:

THEORY:
• What is B12
• Describe the signs and symptoms of pernicious anaemia
• Describe pernicious anaemia and its impact on patients
• Fully understand the principles, and practice B12 deficiency and B12 injections
• Describe why people require B12 injections
• Demonstrate how to correctly dispose of waste
• Demonstrate correct infection control procedures and the use of PPE
• Describe when patients require a referral and understand the importance of referral using correct clinical pathways
• Understand the need for correct prescribing procedures
• Blood- function
• B12 Deficiency
• Causes of B12 deficiency
• B12 injections and common side effects
• maintenance & aftercare

PRACTICAL:
• Tutor demo of B12 injection set up and treatment
• Students to work on each other to experience and perform the treatment

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