Enhancing Patient Safety in Delirium and Dementia

Enhancing Patient Safety in Delirium and Dementia

Course Duration: One day

Registration: 08:30

Start Time: 08:45   End Time: 16:30

Delirium and Dementia is an inter-professional one-day simulation course for healthcare practitioners supporting patients across the acute and community care pathway. It offers the chance to practice the real-life skills needed to care for patients whom experience acute delirium with a background of dementia in a safe environment.

This programme combines the use of low and high fidelity simulation techniques and medical actors to explore how to safely care for and assess patients with delirium in the home and ward setting.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognition of delirium in the community setting
  • Skills in managing delirium and dementia in an acute environment
  • Advanced Assessment and structured communication skills
  • Considerations in MDT and discharge planning
  • Special circumstances around delirium and dementia

Who is the Course for?

  • Acute Ward nurses
  • Surgical and acute medical staff CMT, CST, Trust SHOs and FY1 &2
  • Acute based allied health professionals from dietetics, pharmacy OT and physiotherapy
  • General Practitioners and Trainees
  • Community allied health professionals
  • District nursing teams

Fees:

  • GSTT Staff – Free
  • External NHS Band 4-6 – £175
  • External NHS FY1-FY2, SHO, CT1-CT2, ST1-ST2, GP ST1-ST3 – £200
  • External NHS ST3-ST8, Staff Grade – £ 225
  • External NHS Band 7 – £225
  • External NHS Band 8+, GP, Consultant – £275
  • Private Hospital (Non-NHS) – £400

For further information:

Contact the Simulation Team or call 0207 188 4802

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