ASPECTS - Acute Sick Patient Care Skills for Nurses

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Course information

Date: to be confirmed

Location: Postgraduate Medical Institute, Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1SQ

Cost: £175


Suitable for Band 5 and Band 6 nurses.

  • Patient simulation of scenarios based on real-life events.
  • Acute care skills.
  • Recognition of the deteriorating patient.
  • Understanding factors that cause failure to rescue.
  • Develop effective inter-professional communication skills.
  • Appreciation of human factors including team working, situational awareness and leadership.
  • Structured debrief for direct constructive feedback.

Delegate feedback
"Hands-on teaching in small groups."
"The interactive nature encourages thinking on your feet/critical thinking."
"I learnt more in one day than during three years of training. Simulation was fantastic."
"Well-structured with knowledgeable tutors."
"Learnt so much and gained much more confidence."
"Very open and honest discussions."

Course Director: Gillian Donohue, Lecturer Practitioner, Critical Care Unit, Southend University Hospital, NHS FoundationTrust.

To register

Please send all enquiries to

Contact details and travel information

PMI Events Team
Tel: 01245 68 4646

For travel information please see Travelling to our Chelmsford campus.