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.
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.
Salford Royal Hospital – 9th January/17th April/17th July/9th October 2019
MFT – 1st March 2018 (Trafford General) & 27th June 2018 (MRI)
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
Productive therapy follow up event – 18th December
Continence – 31st January
Rehabilitation assistant training #3 – 5th February
6 month reviews – 28th February
ODN Annual Conference – 1st March
Fatigue and sleep – 14th March
Performance reporting in community – 22nd March
Functional Neurological Disorders
Mood and cognition screening and management
Other local events