Deteriorating Patient: Assessment, Intervention and Management
To enhance the skills of participants in the assessment, recognition and management of patient deterioration.
- 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 (NEWS) when assessing and managing unwell patients.
- Recognise the 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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Monday 9 October 2017
(9.00 - 4.30 )
|CEC - Belfast||
Tuesday 5 December 2017
(9.00 - 5.00)
|CEC - Craigavon||