START Course - Simulated Transfer and Retrieval Training

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Course information

Date: 4 November 2016

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

Cost: £150


The START course is a one-day multidisciplinary course for all those who deal with critically ill patients requiring transfer - anaesthetists, intensivists, ODPs, critical care nurses and emergency medical personnel. It includes:

  • a full day of simulated practice of transferring critically ill patients in our high fidelity simulation suite
  • a systematic approach to transfer, for both real life and exams
  • both inter- and intra-hospital scenarios
  • preparation of patients, transfer and reception
  • management of critical incidents on route
  • feedback on practical and human factor aspects.

Feedback from previous participants:

'Good introduction to the transfer of critically ill.'

'Good number of simulations.'

'Excellent day, well organised. Very informative and excellent faculty staff.'

The course is facilitated by consultant anaesthetists, senior critical care nurses and senior ODPs from Broomfield and Southend Hospitals. 

Course Director: Gill Donohue, Southend University Hospital.

The START Course is approved by the Royal College of Anaesthetists for five CPD credits.

Register and pay in the Anglia Ruskin store (under Postgraduate Medical Institute Conferences and Events). Payment by credit card accepted. Confirmation will be sent to you on receipt of your application to attend.

Directions to our Chelmsford campus.

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