STANDARDISING THE ASSESSMENT OF ACUTE-ILLNESS SEVERITY IN THE NHS

eLEARNING PROGRAMME
The National Early Warning Score (NEWS) eLearning programme ensures staff across the NHS operate using the same language to provide patients with the right care at the right time.
In association with
Royal College of PhysiciansNIHR CLAHRC Northwest London
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STANDARDISING THE ASSESSMENT OF ACUTE-ILLNESS SEVERITY IN THE NHS

eLEARNING PROGRAMME
The National Early Warning Score (NEWS) eLearning programme ensures staff across the NHS operate using the same language to provide patients with the right care at the right time.
In association with
Royal College of PhysiciansNIHR CLAHRC Northwest London
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WHY USE NEWS?

On completion of a NEWS module you will be able to…

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List the main ways in which NEWS can be used

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Describe the NEWS system, thresholds and triggers

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Accurately record and score parameters

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Perform a NEWS calculation

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Have up-to-date guidance of sepsis, hypercapnic patients and new confusion

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Know the six physiological parameters used to calculate NEWS

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Demonstrate the correct use of NEWS and associated clinical responses

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Receive a personal certificate showing that you have successfully completed the training

THE MODULES

There are five NEWS modules, one for each of the following areas…

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You need only complete one of these modules in order to be awarded a NEWS certificate. The primary difference between the modules are the end of module case studies, so please undertake the module that best matches your area of practice.

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LATEST FROM NEWS

NEWS programme relaunch

NEWS programme relaunch

The NEWS programme has undergone a complete overhaul. As well as the new website, all eLearning materials have been redeveloped from the ground up to provide a more engaging learning experience.

NEWS modules updated

NEWS modules updated

The five news modules (Acute, Ambulance, Mental Health, Care/Community Homes and Mental Health) have now been updated with the latest guidance from the Royal College of Physicians.

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CLINICAL RESPONSE TRIGGERS

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