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 acute and community staff including nurses, AHPs etc . 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.

Manchester University Foundation Trust – A one-day stroke education programme delivered by stroke MDT teams working across the Trust focusing on care for patients as they transition from Hyper acute stroke care to rehabilitation. The day looks at practical steps to provide excellent stroke care for patients and provides an overview of how stroke care is organised and updates on new ways of working.

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 – 2019

Introductory

17th April- Salford Royal

15th May – Fairfield General

2nd July – MRI (MFT)

17th July – Salford Royal

4th September – Fairfield General

9th October – Salford Royal

6th November – Fairfield General

 

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. Find out more here.


2. Experienced/advanced level

2019

Fatigue after stroke – 12th April

Productive therapy teams – 1st May

Stepping Hill Hospital stroke conference  – 10th May

Performance reporting in community – June

Rehabilitation Assistants#4 – 4th June

Emotional well-being – July

Mood and cognition screening and management

Vestibular rehabilitation/balance/falls – September

Life after stroke conference – September

Rehabilitation Assistants#5 – October

Continence – October/November

Pallative Care – November

Pre Hospital stroke care – December

 

Other local events

Braintree Training – Insight Following Brain Injury – 25th & 26th March