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Training courses and resources.
Below is a list of training courses delivered at our North East Simulation Centres.
The Clinical Simulation Centre CDDFTThe Clinical Simulation Centre is a state of the art hi-fidelity simulation centre based at Bishop Aukland Hospital that was transformed from a ward into flexible, realistic teaching environment. The CSC aims to: "Provide a simulated environment for teams and individuals to learn, develop and be assessed in delivering high quality, safe, effective patient care" The CSC is a fantastic resource that provides opportunities for multi-disciplinary education and training, it explores opportunities in which the centre can enhance staff and student learning in a simulated environment. The CSC hosts a variety of teaching opportunities; Undergraduate Medical School examinations and assessments; Multi-professional courses from basic clinical skills training days to high fidelity team scenarios and external bookings. Address: Bishop Auckland Hospital Cockton Hill Road DL14 6AD 013884 55722 Key contacts: Derek Randles, Clinical Lead in Simulation, Consultant Anaesthetist firstname.lastname@example.org John Lewandowski, Lead Nurse in Simulation email@example.com Craig Dores, Simulation and Immersive Technician firstname.lastname@example.org
Clinical Skills Centre – Northumbria UniversityThe Clinical Skills Centre at Northumbria University has been established for over ten years and through a continued commitment to create and maintain a state of the art centre for clinical skills training and simulation-based education (SBE) that offers a wide range of contemporary learning environments for all healthcare practitioners. The centre is comprised of two separate facilities on Coach Lane Campus, the Clinical Skills Centre and the Knowledge Exchange Hub. The latter has been specifically developed as an off timetable flexible simulation space that can be booked by external partners for SBE and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities. Combined they comprise of seven flexible simulation suites, each with their own control and observation room, together with a number of specialist rooms that all have full audio visual support. These rooms include an Immersive Interactive™ suite, five consultation rooms, a six bedded ward, a peri-operative and anaesthetic suite, a community room, a large lecture theatre and a range of flexible classrooms/clinical skills rooms. In addition, the extensive range of part task trainers, patient simulators and virtual technologies enable a range of clinical contexts to be simulated, thus capturing the breadth of clinical practice. Further information is available on the website www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/academic-departments/nursing-midwifery-health/facilities/ Address: Coach Lane Campus East Northumbria University Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7XA Key contacts: Dr Alan Platt, Associate Professor and Head of Clinical Simulation email@example.com 0191 2156677 The SimTech Team firstname.lastname@example.org
DASH ( Dinwoodie Assessment and Simulation Hub)DASH at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust opened in September 2016, it is a modern and unique centre based in a hospital setting. The centre provides a simulated environment for teams and individuals to learn, develop and be assessed in delivering high quality, safe and effective patient care. DASH is available to all healthcare professionals to utilise for clinical skills and simulation-based education, this includes undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and exams. DASH has two 5 bedded wards with SMOTS ceiling and mobile cameras; two individual control rooms; a state-of-the-art Gener8 interactive suite and a variety of flexible teaching spaces for different sized groups. Most rooms have presentation capabilities in the form of screens and projectors. DASH also has a wet room for animal tissue preparation for surgical skills training. We have a wide selection of part task trainers; adult and child manikins; ultrasound simulators and clinical props to make scenarios as realistic as possible. DASH has a full-time manager and a full-time simulation technician to help facilitate and make courses run smoothly. Address: Wansbeck General Hospital, Woodhorn Lane Ashington NE63 9JJ Key contacts: Nichola Jenkins, DASH Manager Brandon Tribley, DASH Simulation Technician DASH@northumbria-healthcare.nhs.uk 01670 529282 / 01670 529730 http://dash.northumbria.nhs.uk/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NorthumbriaDASH Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dash.atnorthumbria.1/
Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospital's Trust Simulation CentresOur simulation centres offer face-to-face and online training programmes, as well as bespoke course development and technical support. High quality simulation training has been provided by Newcastle Hospitals since 2012 and we have continued to develop our training portfolio over the years. Our expert trainers run two purpose-built simulation centres at the Royal Victoria Infirmary and Freeman Hospital. Our facilities offer state of the art equipment allowing us to replicate a comprehensive range of scenarios. We can introduce clinical staff to critical situations, such as the onset of severe chest pain, and teach them how to manage interventions and techniques. This means recreating realistic scenarios set in a safe and non-threatening environment. These are carefully managed in purpose built training rooms, using simulation manikins which reproduce clinical symptoms. Non-clinical sessions can focus on team building, multi-professional working and systems leadership development using a variety of scenarios. Each session is captured on video and can be streamed via a live feed to the adjacent training rooms or online virtual rooms, enabling a detailed evaluation of the scenario so that learning can be shared with all participants simultaneously. It’s not only our own staff who benefit from in-house simulation training. We offer our services to colleagues in the integrated health care system across the region, including our partners in primary care, community based services, and the voluntary sector. Addresses: Royal Victoria Infirmary Queen Victoria Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP Freeman Rd, High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7DN email@example.com 0191 213 8129 Twitter/X: @NUTH_Sim
Food Insecurity and Health Outcomes: How to Spot it and How to Help (WITH SUBTITLES)
Professor Greter De Feyter (Northumbria University), Penny Walton (Food bank user and Anti-poverty campaigner), Clare Aspray (Young Advisor, Children North East), Dr Mike McKean (Consultant Paediatrician and Clinical Lead for the Child Health and Wellbeing Network), Dr Lynette Shotton (Northumbria University), Kevin Murphy (Northumbria University), Sabine Goodwin (Independent Food Aid Network) and Andrew Forsey (Feeding Britain) discuss food insecurity and associated health outcomes. They explain how to spot food poverty and how to help those affected.
Delirium Awareness Video (#icanpreventdelirium) | Creative Connection
Created by CC Animation Studio Website - https://www.ccanimationstudio.com/ Delirium in older adults often goes unrecognised by health care professionals and can be poorly managed. This video was produced with the aim of improving recognition and management of delirium in any healthcare setting. We encourage you to use this tool as a resource for information or training about delirium, whether you are a health care professional, a family member or a caregiver for someone at risk of delirium. Please also look at our #deliriumready video on the management of delirium superimposed on Dementia https://youtu.be/2Hg1VP-Enw4 With thanks to all those involved in the production. This production was funded by the agencies acknowledged in the video in Teesside UK. For more information or comments please email firstname.lastname@example.org Tweet us: @DrBennett1985 @Psychinformatic Project Manager - Caroline Casswell Animator - Ada Jusic FIND US: Created by CC Animation Studio Website - https://www.ccanimationstudio.com/ © Use freely with Credit to the Authors. Welcome to use for Educational purposes. Not for commercial Use Authors (twitter handle) Dr Sophia Bennett MRCPsych @DrBennett1985 Dr M S Krishnan FRCPsych @psychinformatic #icanpreventDELIRIUM
Human Factors: A Quick Guide
What happens when we make a mistake? How can we best investigate error in the workplace so as to improve patient safety? Here is a brief guide explaining HUMAN FACTORS, as applied to healthcare in the UK. This video has been produced by Health Education England and Medisense Medical Education, and has been endorsed by the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors. Artwork by Dr Gabriella Petruso. https://hee.nhs.uk/hee-your-area/north-east http://northeastsimulation.co.uk/heene/human-factors-network http://www.medisense.org.uk http://www.gabriellapetruso.com/
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