Anticipating Behaviour that Challenges - Older Adult
SIMULATION TRAINING

This one-day inter-professional course is aimed at the range of professionals who are involved in the care of older adult patients within the acute hospital setting including doctors, nurses, foundation doctors, PLNs, psychiatry doctors, security personnel.  It will allow participants to take part in a number of simulated scenarios focusing on the assessment and management of older adult patients with physical and mental health co-morbidity within a general medical setting.

Time & Location

Time & Date: TBC 

Location: The Lambeth Hospital, 108 Landor Rd, London SW9 9NU, UK

 

About The Event:

Course Outline

 

This one-day inter-professional course is aimed at the range of professionals who are involved in the care of older adult patients within the acute hospital setting including doctors, nurses, foundation doctors, PLNs, psychiatry doctors, security personnel.  It will allow participants to take part in a number of simulated scenarios focusing on the assessment and management of older adult patients with physical and mental health co-morbidity within a general medical setting.

 

The course aims to build upon participants’ skills and confidence in the recognition, assessment and management physical and mental health co-morbidities within the older adult population. Scenarios will be focusing on areas such as dementia, agitated behaviour, delirium and the use of the mental capacity act. The course also aims to foster collaborative working within and between teams.    It will use simulation debrief models to allow participants to learn positively and constructively from their experience.

Learning objectives


After completing this course those attending will: ​

  • ​have improved skills and feel more confident in the recognising and assessing behaviour that challenges in older adults.
  • feel more confident in the practical and safe management of agitation and other challenging behaviours.
  • develop skills in working as a team to more effectively manage behaviour that challenges as well as identifying issues around leadership and communication which impact on how teams function successfully.
  • be able to foster care and compassion in the acute medical environment





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