Devon Training Hub, Unit 1, 5 Research Way, Plymouth, PL6 8BT
9.00 - 16.30 (registration from 8.45)
Check on arrival at reception
Using an innovative alphabetical approach this study day looks at the diagnosis and management of red flags in an acute illness.
Suitable for GP nurses, pharmacists and those working in acute/out of hours settings in the community. The day also enables you to network with colleagues and counts as 6 hours of CPD, using a collaborative learning approach, for your revalidation.
By the end of this course attendees will be able to:
Recognise important red flags which may present in acute illness.
Be able to implement appropriate management strategies.
Initiate appropriate referral where indicated.
This is an interactive study day with sessions as follows:
9.30 What do you know, what do you need to know?
10.15 Keeping safe, medico legal issues, documentation and safety netting
11.15 Session to include red flags such as bleeding, chest pain, head injury and arrhythmia.
1.15 Session to include red flags such as glaucoma, sepsis and emergencies in diabetes
2.45 Session to include red flags on cranial nerve assessment, back pain and vomiting.
3.30 Q and A session – evaluation and conclusions from the day’s learning
This course is supported by pharmaceutical companies by the provision of trade stands. Company products may be on display.
Plymouth Science Park
Unit 1, 5 Research Way,
Turn off from the main Derriford Road and turn left into the Main Car Park which is the second turning on the left.
If you let us have your registration number prior to arriving you can just park in the Visitors car park we can register this for you on the system. Or you can also request a parking permit from us to print out and put in your car. You can then just park and make your way down to our building as indicated which is the first building on the left just off the roundabout. If you have not sent in your registration prior to arriving then come to our reception and we will give you a parking permit to put in your car.
When you get to the front door of our building please press 1 then the bell sign and we will buzz you in. Go through the doors to the left of the lift then take the next corridor on your right and go to the reception desk to sign in.