Nature of Course: Open to employees of Health Education South London only

Course Director: SaIL Centre in collaboration with Palliative Care Team

Outline:

One chance to get it right: Equipping senior health professionals for the challenges of caring for patients approaching the end of life. The aim of the course is to increase the confidence of senior health professionals to lead difficult decision making surrounding end of life care and communicate well with patients and those important to them.

The course will consider when decision making is needed, look into the current law and ethics regarding do not resuscitate orders, will assess the priorities for care of the dying person and aim to improve the communication between hospital and community settings.

Attendees:

  • Consultants from general/acute medicine, elderly care, ITU, oncology, renal, respiratory, cardiac and stroke medicine.
  • Also open to Consultants in ED, colorectal and vascular surgeons
  • ST5 and above in the above named specialities
  • GPs and year 3 GP registrars
  • Band 6 and above Nurses working in Medicine, Oncology, ITU, Cancer and cancer surgery and ED.
  • Community matrons and district nurses
  • Senior AHPs

Dates: 

  • To be announced

Costs:

  • Free of charge to eligible attendees.

Contact:

Please email Simulation team for more information.

Course Duration: Three days

Time: 08:30-17:00

Accredited 17.5 CPD points by the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh and Quality Assured by King’s Health Partners Education Academy

Course Director: Mr Amir Darakhshan

This three day course is an introduction to basic laparoscopic skills. The course covers set-up, equipment, principles of safe practice and progress onto basic operative techniques. These essential concepts will be introduced through videos and lectures. The emphasis is on practical hands-on sessions with simulated models, animal tissue and our state of the art virtual reality trainers.

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  • All surgical trainees taking up their first surgical appointment
  • Senior surgical trainees wishing to refresh their skills
  • Urology, O&G and Paediatric Surgery trainees

Content on Day 1

  • Setting up and troubleshooting a laparoscopic stack
  • Instruments, Ports and Access
  • Familiarisation with, and use of laparoscopic instruments
  • Access and closure
  • Laparoscopic skills and dissection including:
    - Safe camera use, triangulation, depth cueing
    - Use of instruments
    - Laparoscopic exercises

Content on Day 2

  • Principles of Knotting & Suturing
    - Intracorporeal knotting, suturing (interrupted, continuous), Roeder knot
  • Energy Sources
    - Principles and practice on animal tissue, principles and practice
  • Appendicectomy
    - Practice on models and Lap VR
    - Management of appendix stump: suturing, Endoloop
  • Closure of perforated ulcer
    - Principles, dissection and landmarks
    - Suturing, omentoplasty

Content on Day 3

  • Cholecystectomy
    - Principles and techniques
    - Anatomical landmarks
    - Mobilisation, dissection, duct/vessel clipping, GB removal
  • Laparoscopic Virtual Reality sessions

Dates:

  • Tuesday 12th – Thursday 14th December 2017 – Book now

Costs:

  • £500

Contact:

Please contact the Simulation Team for more information, or call 020 7188 4802

See the course Flyer for more information.

Course Duration: One Day

Start Time: 08:30   End Time: 16:30

Outline:

  • Have you recently become a consultant?
  • Are you interested in learning strategies to communicate more effectively with your team and others, including those you don’t directly manage?
  • Would you like to explore strategies to help you adjust to the new responsibilities and pressures of your role?

Being a new Consultant involves significant changes to your working life and to the ways in which you communicate with colleagues, patients and carers.Core-GPVTS

Aims & Objectives:

On this course new consultants will identify the opportunities and challenges of their role and learn how to build the resources and techniques to manage them. In particular, the course will address ways of embracing your new responsibilities with confidence.

You will explore ways of supporting your team and encouraging a culture of clear communication, and develop strategies to enable you to switch from day-to-day work to strategic, bigger-picture thinking.

This course draws on the Circle of Care framework developed as part of the GSTT SaIL Centre collaboration with Performing Medicine.

Who is this course for?

  • New Clinical Consultants

Dates:

  • To be announced

Cost:

This course is free to attend.

*Please note that this course is only open to participants from Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

For further information:

Contact the Simulation Team or call 0207 188 4802

Nature of course:  Open to internal GSTT attendees only

Course Director: Dr Shumontha Dev, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, and Mags Jubbs, Placement Development Manager

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De-briefing session taking place

Outline:

During this one day course candidates have an introductory lecture and a session to familiarise them with the simulation environment, followed by several simulated clinical communication scenarios.

Debriefing sessions take place after each scenario, where candidates can reflect on their and the group’s performance, guided by experienced facilitators.

Objectives:

This course reinforces foundation curriculum learning. It uses common clinical situations ranging from acute emergencies to communication-based scenarios.

It introduces the interpersonal and cognitive skills required to perform effectively in complex clinical situations through ‘human factors’ training – also known as non-technical skills (NTS).

Attendees:

For foundation doctors, years 1 and 2, and newly qualified preceptorship nurses & midwives

Adult dates:

  • To be announced

Paediatric dates:

  • To be announced

Community dates:

  • To be announced

Midwifery dates:

  • To be announced

Cost:

There is no charge to attendees.  These sessions are open to GSTT staff only.

Contact:

Attendees will be given a date by their foundation programme co-ordinator or nursing preceptorship programme co-ordinator.

Nature of course: Open to GSTT Staff only – working in all bedded units including wards, HDU, Minnie Kid House, Pulross and the Amputee Rehabilitation Unit

Course Directors: Sarah Candy

Outline:

This half-day Practical Skills Workshop allows learners  to practise in a safe environment, the real-life skills needed to care for patients who require assistance with personal care

Learning Objectives:

  • Communication and sensitivity in intimate situations
  • Assisted washes and oral hygiene
  • “In your shoes experiences”
  • T.E.D Stocking fitting

Attendees:

  • Band 2 & Band 3 Nursing Assistants

Times:

  • Morning Course – 08:30 -12:30
  • Afternoon Course – 13:00 – 17:00

Dates:

  • Wednesday 22nd November 2017 (AM) – Book now
  • Wednesday 22nd November 2017 (PM) – Book now

Cost:

This course is free to attend.

*Please note that this course is only open to participants from Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

For further information:

Contact the Simulation Team or call 0207 188 4802

This course is only open to staff working at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Are you, or will you be, part of the Hospital @ Night team at Guy’s?

Course Outline

The aim of the Hospital @ Night course will be to give you a technical oversight into the structure of the night team, your role and what support is available to you. We will also be aiming to increase your knowledge base of some clinical scenarios.

Course Objectives

Using simulated scenarios, this course will:

  • Provide clarity regarding the structure of the Hospital @ Night team at Guy’s Hospital;
  • Explore the complexities that are often encountered surrounding the management of patients and difficult decision-making during a night shift;
  • Explore some of the core Non Technical Skills (NTS);
  • Increase your Knowledge base of some common clinical scenarios.

We will be using scenarios as a way to explore non technical skills and further exploring the complexities surrounding management of patients and difficult decision making that you are often required to make during your night shift.

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This course is only open to staff working at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

This course is ideal for all those who are on the Hospital @ Night rota at Guy’s including all Doctors, SNPs and CRTs.

Dates:

  • To be announced

For further information:

Contact the Simulation Team or call 0207 188 4802

Nature of Course: Open to GSTT attendees and South London Emergency Services

Course Director: Colette Laws-Chapman

Outline:

One day high-fidelity simulation based course providing essential skills for community, ambulance, and emergency department practitioners.

A series of practical core skills, group activities and simulation scenarios provide a unique and safe learning environment, facilitated by an experienced faculty of doctors, nurses and clinical educators. The course will enhance essential knowledge and practical skills for emergency practitioners and front line staff with a focus on discussing and improving communication, handover, escalation and other non-technical aspects of everyday performance.

Attendees:

Ambulance Practitioners

  • Nurses working in Emergency Departments
  • Community and District Nursing
  • Junior and Senior doctors working in Emergency Departments
  • Allied Health Professionals working in Emergency Departments
  • Nursing Assistants working in Emergency Departments
  • GPs and Practice Nurses

Dates Available:

  • To be announced

Cost:

  • Free to eligible attendees.

Contact:

Please email Simulation team for more information.

 

 

Nature of Course:  Open to attendees within South London

Course Director:  Colette Laws-Chapman, Simulation Lead for Non Medical Staff

Outline:

The design of this unique inter-professional course has been informed by staff, patients and families across King’s Health Partners. It uses immersive simulation to equip staff with the skills to facilitate high quality care transfers in older people in today’s challenging context and to strengthen team working across hospital and community settings.

If you are a community or hospital based healthcare practitioner involved in the care transfers of older people with complex needs, then this is the course for you.  It will:

  • enhance your skills in planning and delivering high quality care transfers that is patient centered.
  • enhance your knowledge of tools that inform good decision making and identify discharge readiness.
  • give you an understanding of the role of human factors and non-technical skills in improving multi-agency and multi-professional teamwork, patient safety and the patient experience.

Attendees:

  • Band 5 + Nurses
  • Therapists involved in the Discharge process
  • General Practitioners and trainees
  • District Nurses

Dates:

  • To be announced

Costs:

  • Free to eligible attendees

For further information:

Contact the Simulation Team or call 0207 188 4802

 

 

Nature of Course: Open to internal and external attendees

Course Director: Mr Kumar Kunde, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Outline:

SaIL_JPerugia-5728The 5 half-day sessions include lectures, videos, demonstrations and practical training.

Modules and topics include object manipulation and hand eye co-ordination, laparoscopic entry techniques, use of energy sources and devices, laparoscopic management of ectopic pregnancy, laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy and laparoscopic suturing techniques.

Each trainee is lent a laparoscopy training box (laprotrainer) to take home to practice the skills learned at each session.

We provide training in operative skills for basic and intermediate level laparoscopic surgery.

Attendees:

  • London obstetrics and gynaecology trainees at ST2-5 levels.

Dates:

  • To be announced

*Please note it is mandatory to attend all 5 dates

Costs:

  • £350, plus a £200 deposit (refunded on the return of the training box).

Contact:

To book onto the course please complete the booking form and return to Simulation Team

For more information please see the course flyer or  contact the Simulation team on 0207 188 4802 or email  the Simulation Team