STANDARDISING THE ASSESSMENT OF ACUTE-ILLNESS SEVERITY IN THE NHS

eLEARNING PROGRAMME

The National Early Warning Score (NEWS2) e-Learning programme ensures staff across the NHS operate using the same language to provide patients with the right care at the right time.

 

October 2022 – new edition released incorporating updated guidance from the Royal College of Physicians.

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STANDARDISING THE ASSESSMENT OF ACUTE-ILLNESS SEVERITY IN THE NHS

eLEARNING PROGRAMME

The National Early Warning Score (NEWS2) eLearning programme ensures staff across the NHS operate using the same language to provide patients with the right care at the right time.

October 2022 – new edition released incorporating updated guidance from the Royal College of Physicians.
In association with
Royal College of PhysiciansNIHR CLAHRC Northwest LondonNIHR University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre
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WHY USE NEWS2?

On completion of a NEWS2 module you will be able to…

List the main ways in which NEWS2 can be used

Describe the NEWS2 system, thresholds and triggers

Accurately record and score parameters

Perform a NEWS2 calculation

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

Know the six physiological parameters used to calculate NEWS2

Demonstrate the correct use of NEWS2 and associated clinical responses

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

THE MODULES

There are five NEWS2 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 NEWS2 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 NEWS2

New edition released

New edition released

The NEWS2 team are delighted to announce the release of the latest edition of the NEWS2 e-learning module suite. The modules have been redesigned from the ground up to provide an enhanced learning experience as well as improved accessibility with mobile devices....

NEWS2 e-learning reaches new milestone

NEWS2 e-learning reaches new milestone

As of June 2022 the NEWS2 e-learning module suite, freely available to all NHS staff, has been successfully completed by over 350,000 learners across the NHS. This is a significant achievement and the NEWS2 team would like to take this opportunity to thank all of...

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