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National Early Warning Score Training for Nursing Homes

March 11, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

€90.00

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Early Warning Score Training – NEWS – for Nursing Homes

Aim: This education programme is designed to enhance health professionals understanding of patients who are clinically deteriorating and the significance of altered clinical observations. It is based on an Australian Model which has been modified to suit the Irish Healthcare System with particular emphasis on Nursing Homes (Care Homes).

Course Outline: This programme incorporates education on the use of the National Early Warning Score (NEWS). It focuses on:

  • Categorisation of patients’ severity of illness
  • Early detection of patient deterioration
  • Use of a structured communication tool (ISBAR)
  • Promote early medical review, prompted by specific triggers
  • Use a definitive escalation plan

Objectives: This programme aims to improve communication between healthcare professionals, while adopting a patient centred quality driven approach, and enhancing timely management.

Target Audience: It is directed at nurses working with older residents in nursing homes.

Organizer

NETS
Phone:
+353 (0)91 396488
Email:
info@nursetraining.ie
Website:
www.nursetraining.ie

Other

Price Per Person
€90
Course Tutors
Ann Gardiner
Course runs at other venues by request?
Yes
Includes Coffee/Tea/Biscuits
Yes

Venue

NETS Training Centre
Dalystown
Galway, Galway Ireland
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Website:
www.nursetraining.ie

For any further enquiries about this course, including running it onsite at your own venue, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

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