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 are similar and suitable for clinical 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.
6th November – Fairfield General
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 for the 2019 dates and how to register. Timetable here
2. Experienced/advanced level
Fairfield World Stroke Day conference – 25th October
Productive therapy – 5th November
Pre hospital stroke care – December
Postural management – January 2020
Using apps safely and effectively – tbc
Palliative care – tbc
Vestibular rehabilitation/balance/falls – tbc
Mood and cognition screening and management – tbc
Other local events