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.

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.

Future events

Introductory

Fairfield General Hospital – 3rd October 2018

Salford Royal Hospital – 10th October 2018

Wythenshawe Intro Training Day – 30th October 2018

Salford Royal Hospital – 9th January/17th April/17th July/9th October 2019

 

Foundation programme

Salford Royal stroke team also run a foundation programme twice a year which is a 12 week course also open to external staff – 80% attendance of taught sessions is required. Individual days can also be booked on. The next intake commences 2nd October for 12 weeks. Find out more here.


2. Experienced/advanced level

2018

Identification and management of post visual impairment masterclass (GMNRODN event) – 24th August

Rehabilitation Assistant training – 14th September & 30th November

Life after stroke event – 25th September

Approaches to splinting in stroke management – 9th October

Fairfield General Hospital World Stroke Day – 26th October

Delivering effective therapy – 1st November

 

Other local events

Speakeasy Annual Conference 2018