ALERT™ uses a structured and prioritised system of patient assessment and management to enable a pre-emptive approach to critical illness. It instructs staff in the recognition of impending clinical deterioration, the management of disordered physiology and other aspects of the delivery of acute care.
It is expected that the introduction of the ALERT™ course will result in specific benefits to patients, their relatives and hospital staff, such as:
The ALERT™ course incorporates interactive seminars, practical demonstrations and role–play clinical scenarios during which the candidates are encouraged to reflect on their actions and to consider “What would I do next?” An ALERT™ course manual, for pre–course reading, is provided to all attendees. The course is:
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ALERT™ Course Headquarters
2nd Floor, QuAD Centre
Queen Alexandra Hospital
PO6 3LY, Hants
tel: +44 023 9228 6306
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