On call course for physiotherapists, 15 and 22 October

Our inpatient respiratory team are running an on call course for physiotherapists on 15 and 22 October. This is for physiotherapists (band 5) treating acute respiratory patients in an on call setting. The course will improve your knowledge and skills in helping acutely deteriorating patients. You will need to attend on both days of the course.

The course costs £130, and places are limited. This price includes use of the simulation suite, but please note that lunch is not included.

The programme for the course includes

  • patient assessment
  • communication
  • on call scenarios and preparation.

Practical workshops will be run on

  • manual hyperinflation (including PEEP valves)
  • suction
  • cough augmentation
  • IPPB
  • optiflow
  • positioning
  • manual techniques
  • tracheostomy management.

There will be case studies on

  • high dependency
  • intensive care
  • cardiothoracics
  • cystic fibrosis
  • neuro surgery
  • trauma.

If you are interested in attending this course, please see the registration form or contact Fiona Drysdale or Rebecca Vokes by email on fiona.drysdale@uhs.nhs.uk or rebecca.vokes@uhs.nhs.uk by 14 August 2015.

Posted on Wednesday 22 July 2015