STANDARDISING THE ASSESSMENT OF ACUTE-ILLNESS SEVERITY IN THE NHS

eLEARNING PROGRAMME

The National Early Warning Score (NEWS2) eLearning programme ensures staff across the NHS operate using the same language to provide patients with the right care at the right time.

April 2020 – updated to include new supplementary and Covid-19 guidance from the Royal College of Physicians.
In association with
Royal College of PhysiciansNIHR CLAHRC Northwest LondonNIHR University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre
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STANDARDISING THE ASSESSMENT OF ACUTE-ILLNESS SEVERITY IN THE NHS

eLEARNING PROGRAMME
The National Early Warning Score (NEWS2) eLearning programme ensures staff across the NHS operate using the same language to provide patients with the right care at the right time.
In association with
Royal College of PhysiciansNIHR CLAHRC Northwest LondonNIHR University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre
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WHY USE NEWS2?

On completion of a NEWS2 module you will be able to…

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List the main ways in which NEWS2 can be used

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Describe the NEWS2 system, thresholds and triggers

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Accurately record and score parameters

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Perform a NEWS2 calculation

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Have up-to-date guidance of sepsis, hypercapnic patients and new confusion

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Know the six physiological parameters used to calculate NEWS2

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Demonstrate the correct use of NEWS2 and associated clinical responses

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Receive a personal certificate showing that you have successfully completed the training

THE MODULES

There are five NEWS2 modules, one for each of the following areas…

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You need only complete one of these modules in order to be awarded a NEWS2 certificate. The primary difference between the modules are the end of module case studies, so please undertake the module that best matches your area of practice.

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New supplementary guidance coming in July 2020

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