Deteriorating Patient: Assessment, Intervention and Management
To enhance the skills of participants in the assessment, recognition and management of patient deterioration.
At the end of the session participants will be able to:
- Understand the importance of early recognition of the deteriorating patient
- Appreciate the significance of non-technical skills including human factors, situational awareness and leadership in the management of patient deterioration
- Demonstrate through simulated practice the ABCDE approach and SBAR tools to assess a patient and communicate findings appropriately
- Highlight the use of Early Warning Scoring systems (EWS) when assessing and managing unwell patients
- Recognise sepsis and use of the Sepsis Six
- Demonstrate how to act as a first responder when faced with a patient in cardiac arrest and provide basic life support
- Provide practical application of simple airway adjuncts when faced with a patient in cardiac arrest
- Demonstrate safe and effective use of a defibrillator in order to manage a patient in cardiac arrest.
- Highlight the causes of cardiac arrest and the potential treatments available
- Outline the management of the choking victim
All registered nurses
Lectures, Interactive discussions, Workshops and Simulation based scenarios
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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Tuesday 5 December 2017
(9.00 - 4.30)
|CEC - Craigavon||
Thursday 15 March 2018
(9.15 - 4.30)
|CEC - Belfast||