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Acute Medical Emergencies: The Practical Approach

(MedicALS)

MedicALS, our acute Medical Emergencies course, provides a high-level structured approach to managing acutely ill patients.  The course includes a flexible one-day online component followed by three days face-to-face course.  

The face-to-face element of the course includes 20 training scenarios and provides exposure and practice in a wide variety of medical emergencies, ranging from pneumothorax to sepsis which is one of the UK’s biggest silent killers (Source: UK Sepsis Trust).  

Candidates will benefit from team-based teaching as MedicALS is built on the multi-disciplinary nature of managing acute medical emergencies.  


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Acute Psychiatric Emergencies

(APEx)

Acute Psychiatric Emergencies (APEx) focusses on the emergency care of patients presenting with acute psychiatric crisis. The course is designed to deliver the necessary knowledge and skills to trainees in both emergency medicine and psychiatry as well as to nursing and other allied health professionals that are involved in their care. It will allow a shared understanding of the problem and also foster a common language between professionals that expedites excellent care.

The 3-day APEx course comprises of a flexible 1-day on-line component (VLE) and a 2-day face-to-face course.

Candidates who have taken this course are Psychiatric Liaison Nurses, Emergency Nurse Practitioners, Consultant Paramedics.

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Advanced Paediatric Life Support

(APLS)

The APLS course provides the knowledge and skills necessary for recognition and effective treatment and stabilisation of children with life threatening emergencies, using a structured, sequential approach. The course is taught, and it's principles, are practised throughout the world, with over 83,000 candidates who have completed the course since its inception in 1993.

The 3-day APLS course comprises of a flexible 1-day on-line component (VLE) and a 2-day face-to-face course.

Candidates who have taken the course include Consultants, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Resuscitation Training Officers from Accident & Emergency, Anaesthetic and Paediatric departments.

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Advanced Paediatric Life Support Recertification

(APLS RC)

Advanced Paediatric Life Support is taught, and it's principles practised throughout the world. Over 83,000 candidates have completed the course since its inception in 1993. A 1-day recertification course has been designed for those candidates who have already undertaken the APLS course and after 4 years wish to recertify.

Candidates who have taken the course include Consultants, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Resuscitation Training Officers from Accident & Emergency, Anaesthetic and Paediatric departments throughout the NHS.

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Advanced Trauma Life Support

(ATLS)

ATLS is a course run at ALSG Manchester on behalf of The Royal College of Surgeons. For further information please visit the Royal College of Surgeons website.

ATLS® is a global course, teaching a systematic process of trauma care for patients with life-threatening injuries.

Throughout this interactive course, you will learn a range of comprehensive and adaptable trauma management skills, relevant to all specialties. 

As the only programme provider of ATLS® in the UK, RCS provides this safe and reliable method of teaching immediate management of injured patients, which has been adopted worldwide in over 60 countries.

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ATLS Recertification

(ATLS RC)

ATLS Recertification is a course run at ALSG Manchester on behalf of The Royal College of Surgeons. For further information please visit the Royal College of Surgeons website.

ATLS® is a global course, teaching a systematic process of trauma care for patients with life-threatening injuries.

Throughout this interactive course, you will learn a range of comprehensive and adaptable trauma management skills, relevant to all specialties. 

As the only programme provider of ATLS® in the UK, RCS provides this safe and reliable method of teaching immediate management of injured patients, which has been adopted worldwide in over 60 countries.

If you live outside of the UK, please contact the RCS for eligibility to attend the Recertification course.


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Child Protection in Practice - SGC Level 3

(CPiP)

CPiP (SG Level 3) is a modular, on-line programme for specialty trainees in paediatrics (ST4-ST7) developed jointly by the RCPCH/NSPCC and ALSG. The aim of the course is to provide specialty trainees with the competencies required for their on-going child protection practice.

The course is delivered through our on-line learning platform and each topic has a variety of modalities including text, videos, case studies, e-scenarios, interactive activities, reflective logs and facilitated discussion forums.

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Child Protection: Recognition and Response -  SGC Level 3

(CPRR)

CPRR exists to teach people to recognise the indicators of possible abuse or neglect. CPRR comprises of a flexible on-line component (VLE) and a 1-day face-to-face course. The course has been developed for doctors in training mainly in paediatrics and accident & emergency, although doctors in training working in general practice and other specialty areas may find aspects of the course relevant. 

Candidates who have taken this course include GPs and specialty trainees and specialists in paediatric dentistry.

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Emergency Tracheostomy

(ET)

We have been working with the NTSP to deliver tracheostomy training to all multidisciplinary staff who might encounter patients with tracheostomies and laryngectomies.

We are currently focusing on providing training and resources to equip staff to teach tracheostomy safety courses in their own institutions. Our ‘Train the Trainer’ Courses demonstrate the content and resources of our provider course alongside specific educational strategies to help candidates deliver effective teaching at their own institutions. Expert medical educators work alongside experienced ALSG instructors to demonstrate skills and techniques used in ALSG Generic Instructor Courses, adapted to delivering tracheostomy course content. Candidates will be exposed to guided practice of small and large group facilitation of discussions and presentations, low fidelity emergency scenario simulation and performance of specific tracheostomy-related skills. There is some pre-course reading and e-learning and we ask candidates to prepare material to practice delivering in the day, with feedback.

Our aim is to ensure that tracheostomy education is provided to a high standard by training and facilitating effective teaching, wherever it is needed.

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Facilitation

(FAC)

The Facilitation course provides the knowledge, skills and behaviours required by instructors on the Child Protection Recognition and Response (CPRR) course and the SAFE care closer to home programme.

The course focusses specifically on the educational modalities found on these specific provider courses with opportunities for shared learning with all colleagues and more focussed sessions for a particular course.

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