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COMPASS - Communicating: Managing Paediatric Anxiety and Stress with Simulation

COMPASS provides candidates with the unique opportunity to explore patient anxiety through focus lectures and simulation scenarios. The course examines the challenges that anxiety can present in everyday practice; providing candidates with relevant, practical strategies that can be implemented to support patients who experience procedural anxiety

Compassionate Extubation

A course designed with multi-agency input to look at out-of-hospital extubation; in this case, transfer of a patient from an ICU to hospice setting.

Using the principles of inter-professional education, teams from ICU, Transport, Palliative Care, and Hospice learn together about this complex process.

Sirolimus 1mg/1ml oral solution to treat congenital hyperinsulinism (CHI)

Sirolimus (also known as rapamycin) is an immunosuppressant medicine, which damps down the immune system. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about sirolimus (also known as rapamycin) oral solution, how it is given and some of the possible side effects. Each person reacts differently to medicines, so your child will not necessarily suffer every side effect mentioned.

Giving subcutaneous injections

A subcutaneous injection is given into the subcutaneous fat under the skin. The skin is made up of different layers. Underneath the epidermis and dermis, which contain sweat glands and hair follicles, is a layer of fat. This is the area into which subcutaneous injections are given. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about subcutaneous injections and why they might be needed. It also describes how to give a subcutaneous injection to your child and should act as a reminder for the teaching you received at GOSH.