FOCUS - Foundation Course Using Simulation

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Course information

Date: 16 September, 28 October, 25 November, 16 December 2016
Location: Postgraduate Medical Institute, Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1SQ

Delegate registration

Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust

FY1/FY2 doctors will be allocated places in advance of each course date.

Acute care nurses, please contact Catherine Lee, Head of Education and Learning, Mid Essex Hospital Services, NHS Trust: catherine.lee@meht.nhs.uk.

Southend University Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust

FY1/FY2 doctors, please contact Katie Palmer, Education Centre Manager, Southend University Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust: katie.palmer@southend.nhs.uk.

Acute care nurses, please contact Gillian Donohue, Lecturer Practitioner, Critical Care Unit, Southend University Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust: gillian.donohue@southend.nhs.uk 

Description

A full day of simulated practice for FY1, FY2 Doctors & Band 5-7 Nurses, featuring: 

  • A systematic approach to the recognition, assessment & initial management of acutely ill adult patients, with emphasis on ABCDE
  • Reinforcement of  important aspects of patient safety 
  • Introduction & overview to human factors & their importance in good clinical care

Structured group debrief

Course Director: Angie Nunn, Visiting Lecturer in Simulation

Feedback from previous participants

"Scenarios and feedback very useful, clear and helpful. Very structured day, clear teaching aims."

"Realistic practice, constructive feedback. Clinical teaching on management of acute scenarios."

"Focuses on real aspects of training. Same stress level as real."

"Good variety of cases. Well structured and organised sessions. On time. Good feedback sessions."

FOCUS is facilitated by our experienced simulation Faculty from Southend University Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust and Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust.

Contact details and travel information

PMI Events Team
E-mail: pmievents@anglia.ac.uk
Tel: 01245 68 4646

The FOCUS course is held at the Postgraduate Medical Institute, Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1SQ.

For travel information please see Travelling to our Chelmsford campus.