Rebecca Akehurst, RSCN
PICU Practice Nurse Educator
Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust
London, England, United Kingdom
Rebecca Akehurst (pgDip postgraduate diploma Child Nursing) NMC member, IPSS member.
I am a PICU Practice Nurse Educator at the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust. As part of the multidisciplinary team on PICU at The Royal Brompton Hospital we have designed and implements a training update day for all of the ECMO specialist nurses’. The programme has a key focus on the use clinical simulation and practical workshops to ensure staff are confident and highly skilled in managing ECMO emergencies. The title of the poster presentation is “Clinical simulation improves confidence and clinical skills in ECMO emergency scenarios”