ACS - React

Course overview

React is a three day course which focuses on assessment, clinical skills, decision-making and treatment planning to prevent or manage deterioration and improve patient outcome through early intervention. Pathophysiology of common disease processes that underlie patient deterioration are reviewed. Skills for assessment, monitoring and management are examined

PRE-READING MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE ATTENDING THE COURSE

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Non-paediatric nursing staff and other interested AHP’s. REACT will cover basic principles which are transferrable to all specialties (excluding paediatrics); however, the worked examples will all be taken from general adult medical and surgical patients with a nursing focus.

  1. Recognition of abnormal values and the ability to interpret these values in the context of individual patients
  2. Synthesise and apply knowledge of relevant physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology to the management of the acutely ill patient
  3. Appraise underpinning policy and practice which ensures safe management and care of the acutely ill patient

Pathophysiology of cardiac, respiratory, renal, neurological and gastrointestinal systems are reviewed.

Main focus surrounds assessment, clinical skills, decision making and treatment planning to prevent or manage deterioration and improve patient outcome through early intervention.

Acute Care Skills Practice Facilitators with nursing and AHP specialists

Please log into Moodle https://education.bartshealth.nhs.uk/moodlelive for all Acute Care Skills courses to access mandatory  pre-reading and pre course MCQ’s, and course resources

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