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.

Future events

Introductory

MFT (Wythenshawe Hospital) – 30th October 2018

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

MFT – 1st March 2018 (Trafford General) & 27th June 2018 (MRI)

 

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

Fairfield General Hospital World Stroke Day – 26th October

Effective therapy – 1st November

Rehabilitation Assistants training # 2 – 30th November

Productive therapy follow up event – 18th December

 

2019

Hypotonia study management day (run by the GM Neuro-Rehabilitation ODN) – 14th January

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

Vestibular rehabilitation/balance/falls

Functional Neurological Disorders

Emotional well-being

Mood and cognition screening and management

 

Other local events

Functional Neurological Disorders – 27th September

Speakeasy Annual Conference 2018 – 16th October

Self monitoring and management of coagulation status – 23rd October