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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 interprofessional team working.

Accrediting Body

Greater Manchester Critical Care Skills Institute

Target Group

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 a specific AIM course for Clinical Support Workers. 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 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 2017 

Tuesday, 6th June
Tuesday, 1st August
Monday, 9th October

Paediatric AIM 2017

Friday, 2nd June
Monday, 10th July
Monday, 2nd October
Thursday, 16th November
Thursday, 7th December

Specifically for Clinical Support Workers 2017

Thursday, 16th March
Wednesday, 24th May
Thursday, 20th July
Wednesday, 13th September
Monday, 20th November

Booking Details

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


Useful links

Greater Manchester Critical Care Skills Institute