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Courses

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Adult - Intermediate Clinical skills course

About this course

By the end of the four day course you will:

  • Be able to identify what patients need to be escalated to secondary care who have the following symptoms/presentations:
  • Acute respiratory conditions
  • Chest pain
  • Abdominal pain, vomiting, bowel change and abdominal distention
  • Head and neck injury
  • Acute limb injury
  • Acute eye and ENT conditions
  • Wound
  • Discuss and apply symptom analysis tools to a range of cases
  • Be systematic when taking a symptom history
  • Be aware of the red flags of the presentations/symptoms above
  • List the different parts of the medical consultation
  • Understand the principles of the following examinations
  • Chest auscultation
  • Abdominal examination
  • Limb examination
  • Eye, ear, nose and throat examination
  • Wound assessment
  • Have increased confidence to enable effective, timely care for acutely ill patients

Course Dates - Coming soon

Course Cost - Coming soon 

Paeds – Intermediate Clinical skills course

About this course

The Paediatric Intermediate Clinical Skills Course aims to cover common presentations that are seen by community practioners and allows a framework by which these children can be assessed.

We cover the differences of the history and examination in Children along with looking at the febrile child, common respiratory conditions amongst other areas.

The sole objective is to make you confident in dealing with children in the community and knowing who to send home and when to refer for further assessment

Course Dates

2, 4, 5  March 2020

Course Cost - £299 per candidate

Patient Assessment Course – Care home

About this course

This bespoke course has been designed to train community and care home healthcare professionals to competently assess patients/residents who are acutely unwell or physiologically unstable in the primary care setting. By equipping them with relevant skills and knowledge, the course intends to enable nursing staff to have the confidence to initiate time critical care of deteriorating patients/residents, enhance patient safety, and help reduce avoidable readmissions to acute services.

Course Structure:  A 2 day course with a variety of lectures, workshops and simulation covering;

  • A-E assessment of the unwell adult patient
  • Sepsis in the community
  • Communication skills using SBAR
  • Basic Life Support
  • Developing partnerships between acute and primary care

Course Dates

30 and 31 March 2020

Course Cost - £249 per candidate

Patient Assessment Course – Forensic Nurses

About this course

This bespoke course has been designed for forensic nurses to develop competent skills in the assessment of patients who are acutely unwell or physiologically unstable within a secure environment. By equipping them with relevant skills and knowledge, the course intends to enable nursing staff to have the confidence to initiate time critical care of deteriorating patients, enhance patient safety, and to help reduce avoidable readmissions to acute services.

Course Structure: A 2 day course with a variety of lectures, workshops and simulation covering;

  • A-E assessment of unwell adults
  • Dealing with sepsis in a prison setting
  • An introduction to history taking and identifying ‘red flag’ symptoms
  • Communication skills including the use of SBAR
  • Developing partnerships between acute and primary care

Course Dates

Please contact DREEAM if interested in attending this coruse

Course Cost - £249 per candidate

Suturing Course

About this course

A full day course devised to introduce participants to the theSory required to suture safely and effectively. Through theory sessions and skills stations individuals are able to learn basic suturing techniques, this is then put to practice during simulation with SPs to help learners develop a holistic approach to suturing.

Please be aware this course is to give you the theory behind the practice and will not involve any clinical assessment time.

Course Dates

If you are interested in attending this please contact DREEAM.

 

Course Cost - £199 per candidate

Venepuncture and Cannulation Course

About this course

The Venepuncture & Cannulation course is a 1 full study day has been devised to support the need of both primary and secondary care nurses to learn the vital skill of venepuncture and cannulation. Participants benefit from both theory and practical sessions through the day and are able to practice, in safety, on a simulation arm.

Please be aware this course is to give you the theory behind the practice and will not involve any clinical assessment time.

Course Dates 

Venepuncture Course - 12 March 2020

Cannulation Course - 16 March 2020

Course Cost -  £199 per candidate

Minor Injuries course

Please be aware this course is to give you the theory behind the practice and will not involve any clinical assessment time.

Course Dates 

13 February 2020

28 February 2020

2 March 2020

4 March 2020

9 March 2020

Course Costs - £199 per candidate