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COVID-19 Bootcamp

Covid-19 BootCamp

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Location

Dining Room, Education Centre Perimeter Road St. George’s Hospital London SW17 0QT United Kingdom

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About this event

This 60-minute team simulation exercise recreates conditions on medical wards at St George’s during the Covid19 pandemic (Amber or Blue Wards). It is suitable for all clinical staff that may be deployed to medical wards during the second surge of new cases over the autumn and winter months. The exercise will be conducted in small multidisciplinary teams with a maximum of 7 participants. Participants will be involved in a Board Round handover, a multi-patient clinical team simulation and a facilitated team debriefing.

Learning Objectives:

  • At the end of the session participants should be able to:Demonstrate when basic or more specialized PPE is required in different circumstances.
  • Learn the role of the Trust’s decision-making protocol leading to Treatment Escalation Plans.
  • Apply key infection control measures in delivering patient care and in the use of medical devices (including AGPs).
  • Adapt to different demands on team dynamics when managing COVID19+ patients in unfamiliar areas.
  • Demonstrate updated Resuscitation Council guidelines for Covid19+ patients.

Knowledge Prerequisites

Participants should consult and be up to date with the following hospital guidelines on the Trust Internet before attending the session.

1. Personal Protective Equipment

  • PPE : http://stg1wordpress01/trustnews/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/SGH_PPE_Summary-June-9th-2020.pdf
  • Surgical gowns: http://stg1wordpress01/trustnews/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Bagging-Policy-Elis-Covid-19-Green.pdf
  • Eye goggles decontamination : http://stg1wordpress01/trustnews/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Decontamination-of-Re-Usable-Eye-Protection-Final.pdf

Videos:

2. Clinical Support ToolsTreatment Escalation Plan tool: http://stg1wordpress01/trustnews/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Rapid-Decision-making-support-tool-for-TEP.LP-4-27-03-2020.pdf

3. Resuscitation Guidelines for Cov19 http://stg1wordpress01/trustnews/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/RCUK-Adult-ALS-Algorithm.pdf

All bookings will be close atleast a day in advance so attendees can complete the course preapation as set mentioned above.