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Appropriate Admissions Course – West Dorset

4 July 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This is an educational event for nurse practitioners and AHPs who work independently in a primary care setting and admit patients for acute hospital admission.  It explores the concept of ‘ambulatory care’ and looks at alternatives to in-patient admission at the local trusts.

Real life cases are used to generate discussion and learning on how to manage clinical risk in the community and use timely review as a tool.  There are tips on phoning for admission and opportunities for telephone simulation.’

This course will look at the following topics:

  • Learn about alternatives to acute hospital admission and using ambulatory clinics
  • How to manage clinical risk in the community and use timely review as a tool
  • Tips on phoning for admission
  • ‘Whether to admit or not?’ Case discussions.

Feedback from pilot course – when asked “what did you find most useful?”

“Advice about empowering patients and relatives when making decisions”
“Case scenarios were very helpful with challenging concepts”
“Perspective on end of life treatment decisions and expectations”


4 July 2018
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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