UNISON Northern Ireland

Recognising and Caring for the Acutely Unwell Adult

Event Date: 
15 May 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

UNISON Belfast

In this tutorial, the participants will,

(i) review the clinical skills employed within the context of the ABCDE protocol to assess and recognise the adult who is acutely unwell,

(ii) explain the role of the NEWS tool to record the clinical assessment and determine a management strategy,

(iii) review the communication strategies that can be employed to help escalate concerns for a person’s Health status. 

It is targeted at nurses and health care assistants but open to any member. 

Delivered by  Wesley Sterling, Tutor to Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy, Queens University Belfast. NMC Practice Educator