Prioritising Clinical Signs & Symptoms – ‘Red Flags’ presentations and how to manage them

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Prioritising Clinical Signs & Symptoms - 'Red Flags' presentations and how to manage them

Event Summary

This morning course is aimed at all Advanced Practitioners, Allied Health Professionals, Nurse Practitioners and any other clinicians working in an extended role offering ‘on the day’ appointments for people with acute illness

Wednesday, 23 October
09:30 - 12:00
Zoom Online Event

Main Contact

Lead Team
+442382122912
This training course is accessible for wheelchair users.
If you have any communication or mobility needs that the event organisers need to be aware of please contact them in advance of the course to let them know.

Event Speakers & Trainers

Mr Ewan Armitage
Mr Ewan Armitage
Speaker & Trainer
This training will be run over Zoom. To participate you will need to install Zoom on your device, and ensure it is has a microphone, speaker, and camera. Please Note: Some trainers will no longer allow you to stay on the call if you do not have your camera operating.

Log into Zoom 09:15 session runs 09:30 to 12:00 

To participate you will need a device capable of running Zoom, that also has a microphone and speaker, a camera is beneficial but not essential.

Introduction 

This morning course is aimed at all Advanced Practitioners, Allied Health Professionals, Nurse Practitioners and any other clinicians working in an extended role offering ‘on the day’ appointments for people with acute illness.

Aims 

We will be looking at: 

  • Defining the term ‘red flag’
  • The Clinician’s perspectives
  • History taking including remote v face-2-face
  • Multi-professional approach / escalation
  • Safety netting
  • Review mechanisms
  • Clerking / clinical governance
  • Looking at some common presentations in primary care
    • Headache
    • Back pain
    • GI
    • Respiratory
    • Diabetes (no specialist knowledge needed)
    • Neuro
    • Chest pain

Objectives 

The objective of this course is those working in minor illness clinics or ‘triage’ are able to to assess for, identify, and/or exclude, any red flags that might indicate serious illness requiring immediate action or referral

Event Speakers & Trainers

Mr Ewan Armitage
Mr Ewan Armitage

Ewan is an Advanced Clinical Practitioner, based in primary care since 2016, and a paramedic by registration.  He has worked across a number of sectors in the health service including the emergency services, Accident and Emergency, community setting and latterly, primary care where he has worked with the GP Forward View team in the North West region and set up a peer support group for paramedics. 

Ewan holds a joint honours Degree in Education and European Studies, Master’s Degrees in Human Resource Management and Advanced Clinical Practice, a post graduate Diploma in Professional Education and has recently been awarded his Post Graduate Diploma in diabetes management.  He was also one of the first paramedics in the UK to be awarded non‑medical prescribing rights and is currently the first contact practitioner & advanced practitioner lead for primary care at the Cheshire & Merseyside training hub. 

Our Sponsors

Event Sponsor
Chiesi

Price List

Name

Description

Price (Inc VAT)

All GPs and members of staff working within GP practices in the Wessex LMCs’ catchment area

This option is for everyone working in a Practice in the Wessex LMC catchment area that does not fit into one of the other options on offer.

£55.00

Non Members

This is the cost if you are not working in a Practice in the Wessex LMCs catchment area.

£110.00

Waiting List

Please be advised there are spaces available on this course unless it states otherwise. If a course is full you will be given the option to book on the waiting list. If you are on the waiting list and a place becomes available, you will be notified automatically you do NOT need to contact Wessex LMCs. 

Refunds

All delegate fees are non-refundable, however, if it has been agreed that a refund is possible, it will be subject to an administration charge of £5 for fees of £100 or less, or £10 for fees more than £100.

Attendance Details

In certain circumstances, we will share details of attendance or non-attendance with the person who booked and/or funded this course for the delegate. If you have any objection to your attendance status being shared, please can you contact Louise Greenwood (Director of Education & Training, Wessex LMCs) at least 48 hours before the start of the training on louise.greenwood@wessexlmcs.org.uk

Pharmaceutical Sponsorship

This event may be sponsored by pharmaceutical company/ies having the opportunity for promotional product presentation at the start of the meeting. No pharmaceutical companies have been involved in the selection of speakers, agenda items, or any other matters relating to this training. Your name and Practice will be shared with the Rep but not your email address

 

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