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Acute illness management

Medical education training


To provide Registered healthcare professionals with the essential underpinning knowledge necessary to enable them to recognise, assess and manage acutely unwell adult patients. The course utilises a variety of teaching strategies and focuses on clinical assessment, communication and inter-professional team working.

Accrediting Body

Greater Manchester Critical Care Skills Institute

Target Groups

Recommended for all Level 1 registered nurses/midwives working in Emergency Department, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Critical Care and all medical and surgical in-patient specialties. May be relevant to registered clinical staff with direct patient contact.
There is are specific AIM courses for Clinical Support Workers and paediatric staff. 

Please see dates below


The AIM course is run over one day.


Candidates will participate in a series of lectures, workshops and scenario practices throughout the day, with individual scenarios and a multiple choice questionnaire (MCQ) being undertaken at the end of the course.  Successful completion of the course results in the candidate being issued a certificate of competence.


This session is free to all staff employed by the Trust.
External candidates will incur a charge of £100.


Adult AIM 2018

Wednesday, 11th April
Monday, 18th June
Tuesday, 7th August
Friday, 12th October
Thursday, 20th December

Paediatric AIM 2018

Friday, 22nd June
Tuesday, 17th July

Specifically for Clinical Support Workers 2018

Tuesday, 22nd May
Thursday, 12th July
Friday, 7th September
Monday, 5th November

Booking Details

Please send an e-mail, with the course title as the subject, to:


Additional information

The AIM course is accredited by the http://gmccsi.org.uk/aim-courses Greater Manchester Critical care Institute and the Royal College of Nursing