Recognising sick patient non clinical staff training
Whilst many patients who access healthcare providers deem themselves to be unwell, there are certain patients who may deteriorate quite quickly. They demonstrate certain signs and symptoms which are recognisable to those trained, and appropriate early intervention can improve patient outcomes.
What will this session cover ?
the acutely ill patient on the phone
signs and symptoms of an acutely ill adult
signs and symptoms of an acutely ill child
recognising the acutely ill psychiatric patient
the ‘serious’ medical conditions and how they present
what role the non-clinical team have to play in these scenarios