Acute Illness Recognition (AIR)

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NICE Clinical Guideline CG50 in 2016 reinforces that the identification of deterioration and the appropriate escalation of these patients remain an issue in current practice. In response to this, the Acute Illness Recognition (AIR) Course was developed  for practitioners working in an acute adult clinical environment, designed to assist in the development of the skills and underpinning knowledge required to competently assess, plan, implement, and evaluate safe effective care of the deteriorating patient

Delivered annually under collaborative agreement with Manchester Metropolitan University (20 credits at level 6), the course runs over a period of approximately 16 weeks and is supported by 7 study days, with the expectation that students will undertake self-directed study in the intervening weeks. Assessment is via simulation with oral questioning to defend

There is a registration fee of £200 per candidate, payable in advance of enrolment onto the course. Applications require the support of the local Unit Manager


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