Training & Education – Greater Manchester stroke training programme and local events

Greater Manchester stroke training programmes

WE HAVE POSTPONED ALL EVENTS AND WILL POST UPDATES HERE AND ON THE EVENTS THEMSELVES WHEN WE HAVE NEW DATES ORGANISED IN WEBINAR FORMAT – LIKELY BY MID JUNEĀ 

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.

Training is usually aimed at staff working in both community and inpatient settings, and generally applicable to a range of professions including medical staff (experienced level events only).

Royal College of Physician CPD accreditation will be sought for events of particular relevance to doctors. Information is included in each event description on how they may meet CREST competencies and the Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board sub specialty training curriculum for stroke medicine.

We also offer a range of online training for different professionals.

1. Introductory level

The study days are aimed at staff (except doctors) who may be new to the specialty or need a basic understanding of stroke. The agenda for the events are similar and suitable for professionals from other Greater Manchester Trusts. You can find out more about the individual Trust training events here.

2020

8th July – Fairfield General Hospital

13th July – MFT (MRI)

22nd July – Salford Royal

2nd September – Fairfield General Hospital

14th October – Salford Royal

4th November – Fairfield General Hospital

 

2. 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 most recent course commenced in October 2019 and the programme will run again in Autumn 2020. For full details please click here


3. Experienced/advanced level

2020

Stroke-associated pneumonia: diagnosis, prevention and treatment

End of life care

Healthcare Assistant programme#1

Stepping Hill stroke conference

Using digital technology safely and effectively

Healthcare Assistant programme#2 – 16th July

Life After Stroke – 22nd September

Healthcare Assistant programme#3 – 13th October

Healthcare Assistant programme #4 – 16th December

Diagnosis and management of aphasia

Pre hospital stroke care

Mood and cognition screening and management

Rehabilitation Assistants event

Nutrition

 

Other local events

Reperfusion UK 2019 – 23rd October 2020, York