15 Nov 2023 09:30 - 16:30 Seminar Room 5, DGRI Education Centre Free
An Intensive one day workshop for Advanced Nurse Practitioners working in NHS Dumfries & Galloway
This workshop is open to NHS Dumfries & Galloway staff only
Groups of more experienced nurses will work together in a small coaching group with two senior tutors. The course content is highly interactive with interview demonstrations and participant role-play. Each group will set its agenda at the start of the workshop and consider strategies for handling communication challenges from each participant’s own clinical practice. Participants will receive individual coaching and support.
Participants from any specialty are very welcome to apply.
This clinical communication workshop offers participants the opportunity to:
All Tutors are NHS Clinicians
Seminar Room 5, DGRI Education Centre
Date: 15 Nov 2023
Time: 09:30 - 16:30
Ross is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Lead for Clinical Health Psychology and part of the Staff Psychological Support Service established during the pandemic. The service aims to improve the welfare of staff members, the function of teams, and the overall culture of the Health and Social Care Partnership. EC4H corresponds neatly with this service, giving colleagues an opportunity to refine their communication skills in a safe and supportive environment. Ross completed the EC4H Clinical Communication Tutor Training in 2016.
Dr Sarah Pickstock is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine in NHS Dumfries and Galloway. Sarah completed her EC4H tutor training in 2016.
Alison is an Associate Specialist in Renal Medicine in Dumfries where she has worked for 22 years. As lead for Kidney Care Planning services communication plays a huge roll in her work- explaining treatment options to patients in a way they can understand, so they can make decisions that are right for them. This includes explaining when treatment options are failing so having discussions about end of life care is a large part of this. She has also recently taken on a role as Clinical supervisor to some of the Juniors Doctors in Dumfries and views communication skills as an on going learning curve for us all,something that can always be improved and adapted to all aspects of life in general as well as work. She trained as an EC4H tutor in 2017.