Training & Education – Greater Manchester stroke training programme and local events
Greater Manchester stroke training programmes
The network co-ordinates two programmes of free training for staff supporting stroke care delivered in Greater Manchester; introductory and experienced level. Events with hyperlinks are open for bookings.
1. Introductory level
The study days are aimed at qualified and unqualified nurses, AHPs etc, including acute and community staff. The agenda for the events will be similar and are suitable for staff from other Greater Manchester Trusts.
Fairfield General Hospital – A one-day stroke training programme considering the basics of stroke care within a HASU and sub-acute inpatient unit, including the importance of accurate recording of SSNAP data. It can be used to facilitate work-placed learning and on-line training packages such as STARS.
Salford Royal Hospital – A one-day stroke training programme that covers the basics of stroke care focusing on acute care in the morning and MDT rehab working in the afternoon, including the importance of accurate recording of SSNAP data. It can be used to facilitate work-placed learning and on-line training packages such as STARS. The stroke team also run a foundation programme twice a year which is a 12 week programme also open to external staff – 80% attendance of taught sessions is required.
Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh – A two day training programme focusing on acute care of stroke on day 1 with practical teaching session on the second day.
2. Experienced/advanced level
Rehabilitation Assistant training – May
Stepping Hill Hospital Stroke Conference – 7th June
Emotional wellbeing – July
Life after stroke event – 25th September
Fairfield General Hospital World Stroke Day – 26th October
Splinting – Autumn/winter
Other local events