Ligature Cutter Training (Immediate Action in Cases of Hanging/ Self-Strangulation)

 

Purpose

To increase participants knowledge of ligature cutter use and technique and emergency responses to incidents of  self strangulation / hanging.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand procedure for the safe use of ligature cutters
  • Discuss actions to take when a person has suspended themselves for strangulation
  • Understand procedure for storage, disposal and replacement/repair of ligature cutters
  • Share key messages from the Organisational Policy
  • Consider Risk Assessment and Deprivation of Liberty issues

Audience

Any service area supporting individuals presenting with significant risks through self- strangulation / hanging behaviours.

 

Please note: The organisation within which this training is to be delivered needs to have a relevant operational policy in place.

Method

Lecture / Discussion

Further Information

For more information, please contact damian.mcaleer@cec.hscni.net

Cost

£50.00

Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.




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