Course Outline

An inter-professional Clinical Simulation course which builds on the Basic Course. Uses both an interactive Human Patient Simulator (computer-controlled whole body manikin which speaks, breathes, has audible heart and lung sounds etc.) and a Simulated Patient (actor) to develop acute clinical care in a ‘close to real’ environment. The course will focus on six acute scenarios. Each scenario is followed by a video-assisted debrief.

Learning Outcomes

  • Builds on from Basic Course:
  • Additional specific learning outcomes pertinent to the clinical scenarios
  • Please note that no new clinical information is taught on this course and it is a prequisite that nursing attendees have expereience in HASU nursing.
    • Recognition and management of acute deterioration in a Stroke Patient
    • To explore some of the core issues of Non-Technical Skills (NTS)
    • To provide a framework for reviewing your working environment alongside human factors, and its effect on patient safety

Format                     

  • 1 full training day per course
  • 12 participants per course (maximum 6 doctors and 6 nurses)

Eligibility

  • NHS London staff
  • Those who have previously attended Acute Stroke Simulation Training Basic Course
  • Band 6/7 Stroke Nurses involved in the delivery of Thrombolysis
  • Senior Doctors (Specialist Registrars and Consultants)

Course Outline

A simulation training day for specialist trainees in Geriatric Medicine. Uses both an interactive Human Patient Simulator (computer-controlled whole body manikin which speaks, breathes, has audible heart and lung sounds etc.) and a Simulated Patient (actor) to develop clinical care in a ‘close to real’ environment. The course will focus on six Geriatric-specific scenarios.

Each scenario is followed by a video-assisted debrief.

Learning Outcomes

Recognition and management of delirium, end-of-life decision making, acute clinical deterioration, complex discharge planning, dementia and continence

  • To explore some of the core issues of Non-Technical Skills
  • To provide a framework for reviewing your working environment alongside human factors, and its effect on patient safety

Format

  • 1 full training day
  • 12 participants per course

Eligibility

  • Geriatrics SpRs
  • Nurses working on elderly care units

Course Outline

An inter-professional Clinical Simulation course which  uses an interactive Human Patient Simulator (computer-controlled whole body manikin which speaks, breathes, has audible heart and lung sounds etc.) to learn, practice and deliver clinical care in a ‘close to real’ environment. The course will focus on five acute scenarios. Each scenario is followed by a video-assisted debrief. There will be a further presentation on human factors and patient safety.

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognition and management of acute deterioration in a Stroke Patient
  • To explore some of the core issues of Non-Technical Skills (NTS)
  • To provide a framework for reviewing your working environment alongside human factors, and its effect on patient safety
  • Please note that no new clinical information is taught on this course and it is a prequisite that nursing attendees have expereience in HASU nursing.

Format                     

  • 1 full training day per course
  • 12 participants per course (maximum 6 doctors and 6 nurses)

Eligibility

  • NHS London staff
  • Band 5 Stroke Ward Nurses
  • Junior Doctors (Foundation Trainees or Core Medical Trainees)