Midwifery Drop-In Sessions
The Midwifery Department have recently facilitated a series of student ‘drop in’ sessions to enhance our students’ confidence in relation to clinical skills. Sessions are open to all year groups as an opportunity to enhance and develop current skills prior to commencing placements. The first session has been popular with second year students in particular, […]
What’s happening at Alder Hey?
Our September 16 Operating Department Practice students recently visited our site at Alder Hey Institute in the Park for a ‘Patient Transfer’ session. With great reviews from both staff and students who attended, the session was very successful which even facilitated students performing CPR on the mannequin in an open corridor setting. Trust staff commented […]
Gamified learning? Ready, set, GO!
Beth and members of the Operating Department Practice team at our Ormskirk campus took part in a QCPR race using BLS manikins. The aim of the race was to do Quality Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for 60 seconds on the manikins which then made the ambulance indicators move across the screen. The winner was the first […]
National Operating Department Practice (ODP) Day 2019
On Thursday 16th May, the Faculty of Health and Social Care foyer was transformed using plenty of Clinical Skills equipment to promote National ODP Day. The ‘Operating Theatre’ was setup to simulate a live theatre, and other pieces of kit were used to promote how Clinical Skills are taught to Operating Department Practice students here […]
A collaborative research project between the Midwifery and Paramedic team has been ongoing with regards to simulated environment practices. Recently we have been utilising the CAVE to be able to support this research and allow students to experience a new world of simulated training and education. Although this type of training only uses a fraction […]
The Paramedic department, in conjunction with Beth Spencer, have been taking advantage of some of the excellent capabilities the EHU Tech Hub has to offer by 3D Printing fake tablets, capsules medications and a crico trainer. These allow for more authentic and realistic simulations to be prepare students for the types of environments and situations […]
Advanced Life Support (ALS) Course
Over the weekend of the 11th and 12th May we successfully ran our first RCUK Advanced Life Support course. It was an amazing weekend and a truly proud moment for Edge Hill University as we are the third University in the country to be accredited to do so. We had external and internal candidates who […]