Duty Senior Nurse Training (DSN)

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Course information
Date
Course start date is passed
Level
Advanced
Locations
ORTUS Conferencing and Events Venue, 82-96 Grove Lane, London, SE5 8SN
Length and time
3 Days - 09:00 -17:00
Cost
£0.00
Course information
Date
Course start date is passed
Level
Advanced
Locations
ORTUS Conferencing and Events Venue, 82-96 Grove Lane, London, SE5 8SN
Length and time
3 Days - 09:00 -17:00
Cost
£0.00
About the course

This three-day course is aimed at band 6+ nurses who act as the duty senior nurse (DSN). Where approved by their line manager, it is also suitable for Band 5 nurses as part of their professional development plan.

It is suitable for professionals requiring clarification and advice about the role of the DSN, and Trust support structures and resources. It will explore the management and leadership qualities that are required by anyone acting in such roles.

Participants will be involved in a series of simulated scenarios using actors and a high-fidelity medical mannequin. Debriefing models are employed to assist participants to learn positively and constructively from the experience.

Course aim
For participants to:

* Enhance their knowledge of the role of the duty senior nurse.
* Improve their clinical and managerial skills in relation to undertaking the role of the duty senior nurse.

Learning objectives
After completing this course those attending will be able to:

* Describe the roles and responsibilities of the duty senior nurse.
* Understand the role of human factors or non-technical skills, e.g. situational awareness, leadership, team working, in psychiatric and medical emergencies.
* Demonstrate increased confidence in managing common clinical incidents as the duty senior nurse
* Demonstrate improved inter-agency working.
* Recognise when extra help is required and allocate tasks accordingly.
* Use a systematic approach to assess and treat the physically unwell patient.

Course schedule

Course start date is passed
Target audience
Senior Nurses, Band 6+ Nurses, Band 5 Nurses, Duty senior nurses
Locations
Upcoming date
Length and time
ORTUS Conferencing and Events Venue, 82-96 Grove Lane, London, SE5 8SN
22/11/2022 09:00-17:00
56 hours
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Duty Senior Nurse Training DSN
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