Simulation Network Calendar

Upcoming Simulation Conferences and Faculty Development Opportunities

Please use the contact details provided to enquire about any of the opportunities below. If you would like to add anything to this calendar – please contact lucy.brock@uclpartners.com – it will be updated on a monthly basis so please visit again soon.

Reoccurring events 2019

Crisis Escalation Planning – Challenging Conversations – Full day simulation course

Whittington Education Centre, Magdala Ave, N19 5NF
An interactive experiential communications course using actors, experience facilitators and expert faculty to help any attending healthcare professional to explore alternative communication strategies to manage challenging conversations. Available to primary and secondary care doctors, nurses and AHPs.

• 2nd April
• 16th April

Email: training@communitymatters.co.uk with your role, organisation and borough to book.

ROBuST – RCOG Operative Birth Simulation Training

Homerton University Hospital – Simulation Centre
This course aims to provide instruction and hands-on practice in all methods of operative vaginal birth to facilitate the achievement of the OSAT competencies on the RCOG training matrix. Techniques for covering C-seciton at full dilation are also covered.

• 8th April
• 24th May
• 12th July
• 20th September
• 7th October
• 15th November

Email: huh-tr.Simulation@nhs.net

Trauma Team Members Course (TTM)

Homerton University Hospital – Simulation Centre
Using simulation as a core component of the one day course you will be exposed to up to 6 diverse trauma scenarios to work through common issues which can impact on trauma management.

• 7th June
• 10th October

Email: huh-tr.Simulation@nhs.net

General Internal Medicine Regional Training day

Homerton University Hospital – Simulation Centre
This course will cover the chairing of MDT and DC planning meetings, ethico-legal issues regarding prolonging treatments, advance care planning, DNCPR and consent procedures and other medical leadership competencies.
Limited places

• 7th March 2019 Whittington
• 28th June 2019 Homerton
• TBC Royal Free

Email: huh-tr.Simulation@nhs.net

NIVSIM – Simulation training in non-invasive ventilation

NIVSIM is designed to explore the technical skills, safety related behaviours and non-technical aspects of acute NIV delivery. This training is suitable for Nurses, Physiotherapists and other AHPs (eg HCPC physiologists and ACPs) with experience of caring for patients receiving acute NIV. The Training is also suitable for Medics at CMT level and above in A&E, respiratory, critical care and acute medicine.
If you are unsure if this course is suitable for you (or your staff) please contact stephanie.mansell1@nhs.net

23 May – Royal Free Hospital Simulation Centre
16 July – Royal Free Hospital Simulation Centre
13 September – Royal London Hospital Simulation Centre

Course enquiries and application – please contact:
• 0203 594 6821 or RLH_SIM_ADMIN@bartshealth.nhs.uk

SPINESIM – An interprofessional training opportunity practitioners involved in the care of individuals with spinal cord injury.

“SPINESIM” is an opportunity for multi-professional practitioners from both acute and community settings to develop knowledge and skills in the management of Spinal Cord Injury utilising a variety of skill laboratories, and full immersion simulation. SPINESIM is suitable for all members of the multi-professional team likely to encounter patient’s with SCI including, Paramedics, Medical Staff, Nursing Staff, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, ED and other Advanced Clinical Practitioners with a Trauma-orthopaedics, Neurosurgical or Critical Care background.
If you are unsure if this course is suitable for you (or your staff) please contact amanda.thomas@bartshealth.nhs.uk

• 19 June – Royal London Hospital Simulation Centre
• 21 August – Royal London Hospital Simulation Centre
• 24 September – Royal Free Hospital Simulation Centre

SIMTRACH – Simulation training in Tracheostomies for AHPs

Simulation Training for Physiotherapists and Speech and Language Therapists, exploring technical and non-technical skills utilising acute Tracheostomy scenarios. This course is suitable for experienced Band 5 (and above) staff working with patients with Tracheostomy. The course is fully funded by Health Education England (HEE), for UCLP Network Participants.
If you are unsure if this course is suitable for you (or your staff) please contact amanda.thomas@bartshealth.nhs.uk

• 5 March – Royal London Hospital Simulation Centre
• 10 April – Royal London Hospital Simulation Centre
• 6 August – Royal Free Hospital Simulation Centre

Course enquiries and application – please contact:
• 0203 594 6821 or RLH_SIM_ADMIN@bartshealth.nhs.uk

The Elephant in the Room – Advance Care Planning Half Day Simulation Course

Do you want to build confidence in advance care planning conversations in a comfortable and informal environment? Suitable for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals of all grades. Introductory lecture, small group scenarios, professional actors, one the day feedback and certificate provided. Covering resuscitation, risk feeding, readmission to hospital and cultural values.

Attend either the morning session 9am12.30pm or afternoon session 1.30pm5pm

• 17 Apr – Sheila Sherlock Centre, Royal Free Hospital
• 20 May – Education Centre, Barnet Hospital
• 10 July – Education Centre, North Middlesex Hospital

Course enquiries and application – please contact: acpsimulation@gmail.com

Simulation Debrief Coaching for Allied Health Professionals – half day training

11 April, 1pm – 5pm
31st May, 1pm5pm
UCLPartners, 3rd Floor, 170 Tottenham Court Road
This half day session will train attendees in the educational theory and strategies of simulation debriefing – what it is, why it’s used and how it’s done. The PEARLs debriefing model will be taught through practical sessions. The training would be suitable for those with irregular debriefing opportunities who want to refresh initial debrief training, and for those with little or no debriefing experience who want to cover the foundational principles of debriefing and develop their own debriefing skill.

Previous training in debrief is not required.

Course enquiries please contact: lucy.brock@uclpartners.com

Book your place here. 

February 2019

 

Barts Fundamentals & Vascular Ultrasound Course – 28th February

St Barthomew’s Hospital, West Smithfield
Free to North London Trainees

• Introductory ultrasound course aimed at foundation and core trainees
• Familiarisation and optimisation of ultrasound machine
• Practical workshops to build skills on needling and vascular access
• Small group teaching and ample hands on time
• Demonstrations and use of innovative technology and phantoms to improve skills

Bookings: Sharon.harman@bartshealth.nhs.uk

One Day Simulation Faculty Development Course – 28 February

Hosted by Homerton Simulation Centre – contact: huh-tr.simulation@nhs.net for booking

Fully funded Train the Trainer course for simulation educators

March 2019

Communication about TEP and DNACPR Simulation Course – 6th March – half day

Homerton Simulation Suite, Education Centre.

Using simulation with professional actors, this half day provides an opportunity to improve communication centred around end of life care decision-making including communication with patients and carers about treatment escalation plans and DNACPR.

9am-12.30pm or 1pm-4.30pm.

Email: huh-tr.simulation@nhs.net

Non-technical Skills for Theatre Teams – 8th March – all day

Introducing non-technical skills for theatre teams to enhance patient safety

Email: huh-tr.simulation@nhs.net Phone: 0208 510 7747

One Day Simulation Faculty Development Course – 14 March

Hosted by Homerton Simulation Centre – contact: huh-tr.simulation@nhs.net for booking

Fully funded Train the Trainer course for simulation educators

Simulation Network Quarterly meeting: Focus on Evaluation – 21 March  – 1300-1630

Hosted by Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital

An open invitation to all partners in the Simulation Network to network, hear from the GOSH simulation team consider how we evaluate simulation programmes.

Booking by Eventbrite

Screen-based Endoscopy – Technical Skills Course – 29th March – all day

Homerton Simulation Suite, Education Centre.

The perfect introductory one-day course for the Endoscopy Novice

Email: huh-tr.simulation@nhs.net

April 2019

The STIG Course – Simluation Training in Gastroenterology – 26th April – all day

Homerton Simulation Suite, Education Centre.
Be prepared for whatever life on the Gastroenterology Ward throws at you!

Email: huh-tr.simulation@nhs.net

Challenging Situations in Acute and Emergency Care – 16th April

Homerton Simulation Suite, Education Centre.

Limited places

Email: huh-tr.Simulation@nhs.net

May 2019

Hi-F.I.V.E. Course – Human Factors in Virtual Endoscopy – 3rd May – all day

Homerton Simulation Suite, Education Centre.

Email: huh-tr.simulation@nhs.net

Full Immersion Simulation Training for Core Medical Trainees – 15th May – all day

Homerton Simulation Suite, Education Centre.

Email: huh-tr.Simulation@nhs.net

R.I.P.S. – Resuscitation Interventions and Procedures Simulation Course – 30th May – all day

Homerton Simulation Suite, Education Centre.

Designed for Higher ED Trainees and Resuscitation Nurses

Email: huh-tr.Simulation@nhs.net

June 2019

Silver Trauma – 14th June – all day

Homerton Simulation Suite, Education Centre.
This simulation-based course at Homerton University Hospitals recognises the increase in ‘silver trauma’ or ‘geriatric trauma’ emerging as a high risk population group.

Email: huh-tr.simulation@nhs.net

ST3 Paediatric Training – Part Task and Communication Skills – 13th June

Homerton Simulation Suite, Education Centre.

Places available ST3 x8 – Mandatory for your training programme

Email: huh-tr.Simulation@nhs.net

ST3 Paediatric Training – Full Immersion Simulation – 11th June

Homerton Simulation Suite, Education Centre.

Places available ST1-3 and Nursing Staff. Mandatory for ST1-3 training programme

Email: huh-tr.Simulation@nhs.net