Silver Trauma Simulation Course

Silver Trauma is a new course at King's College NHS Foundation Trust, that recognises the increase in silver, or geriatric trauma. With an increasingly aging population, the impact of this will only increase over time.

This course is useful for every clinician group including Physiotherapists, Doctors, Occupational Therapist, Nurses, Falls Co-ordinators, Health Care Assistants, Anaesthetists, Operating Department Practitioners and Orthopaedic Surgeons.

The course will cover many important clinical areas including:

-           Impact of anticoagulants including warfarin

-           Potential for head/c-spine injuries after fall down the stairs

-           Blunt chest trauma

-           Non accidental injury (area covered as inadequate in CQC report)

-           Prescribing and medication history

-           Ongoing rehabilitation



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