The rehabilitation in Major Trauma short course is aimed at AHPs working with trauma patients in an MTC, TU or community setting. The course led by Natalie Marroney, Major Trauma Lead Therapist, St Marys Hospital and is delivered by therapists and clinicians from across the pan London Major Trauma System. 

More details for the 2021 course to follow.....

Course Resources

Presentation and learning resources

Rehabilitation Prescription: what data can do for you

MT Rehabilitation Prescription guidance

Procedures manual TARN

TARN inclusion criteria

TARN PROMS Report

D15 Major Trauma

How are funding decisions made in the NHS

Critical Care Framework Major Trauma Nursing

Clinical Governance Presentation Davina Richardson

Quality Indicators for Trauma

Educational Competencies for Trauma Nursing

Delegate resources

Reading list

Reference List

Useful courses and training links for therapists working in major trauma:

Spinal Injuries Association

Management of Spinal Cord Injuries

Respiratory Information for SCI (conferences and training)

RNOH Stanmore 

Vestibular training for therapists

Communication disabilities 

Self-management after Brain Injury

Trauma rehabilitation conference 

Queen Marys Hospital Roehampton amputation training

A 4 day course is usually run in the Spring – April/May, and a 2 day course is usually run in October.

The 4 day course. This comprehensive course is designed for therapists and nurses who are working with amputees on a regular basis. The course covers post-operative care,pain management, pre-prosthetic management, prosthetic considerations for all levels; aims of gait re-education and gait training. There are several practical sessions to assess and interact with amputees. There is the opportunity to participate in the full 4 days of the course or just selected individual days. Cost £400

The 2 day course. This course is designed for therapists and nurses as an introduction to the care of the lower limb amputee, predominantly the dysvascular/diabetic amputee. Areas covered will include: post-operative care, prosthetic considerations for each level; aims of gait re-education. There will be opportunities to interact with amputees. Cost £200. Contact: Sarah.smith2@stgeorges.nhs.uk

Stress management and psychological care

There are many good courses available for personal stress management through websites such as Breathworks ; Headspace, Action for Happiness and Mindfulness UK

 

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