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.

4th April 2018 – Fairfield General Hospital

20th March 2018 (for 12 weeks) – Salford Royal Hospital (Foundation programme)

18th & 19th June 2018 – Wrightington Hospital


2. Experienced/advanced level

2018

Productive therapy teams – 26th April

Rehabilitation Assistant training – May

Stepping Hill Hospital Stroke Conference – 7th June

Pneumonia and oral health – 19th June

Emotional wellbeing – July

Life after stroke event – 25th September

Fairfield General Hospital World Stroke Day – 26th October

Splinting – Autumn/winter

 

Other local events

Visual management training – 17th April

North West Stroke Conference 2018 – 25th June