COURSE INFORMATION

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Doctors will have to commit to a two day course which will commence at 09:00 and finish at 17:00. We advise to arrive 20 minutes early. Lunch, snacks, hot and cold drinks will be provided on the day. Participants might have the need to book overnight accommodation to prevent any unnecessary delays in the morning prior to the course.

 

Cost: £499 - Course fee is not refundable

Dates:

 

May 18-19

June 15-16

July 13-14

August 17-18

September 14-15

October 12-13

November 16-17

December 14-15

All courses will be held in conference/lecture halls London UK

CONTENT - PLEASE NOTE THIS IS ONLY  A BRIEF OUTLINE

 

- Roles of members of staff                                                                           

- The bleep system                                                                                       

- Abbreviations and colloquial use of language                                                    

- Requesting investigations (chest x-rays, MRI's)

- Escalation and delegation of tasks                                                                     

- When/who to ask for help or advice                                                                   

- Prioritising tasks

- cannulation and blood tests (procedure + investigations)

- involving other specialities

- Role of pharmacy

- Role of microbiology

- Role of medics

- Duties of nursing staff/ward managers

- Drug charts

- Common morbidities

- Drugs

-The acutely unwell/chronic/deteriorating/frail/palliative patient

- Common protocols

- Legal issues

- Relationship with colleagues 

- Discussion with families

- Importance of documentation

- The on-call system

Many more aspects will be covered on the day and an in-depth explanation will be given to ascertain understanding. There will be a discussion at the end of the course and a certificate of attendance will be given to all participants.

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