Acute Illness Management (AIM)

This course will provide registered healthcare professionals with essential knowledge to recognise, assess and manage acutely unwell adult patients. The course utilises a variety of teaching strategies and focuses on clinical assessment, communication and inter-professional team working.

Accrediting Body 

Greater Manchester Critical Care Skills Institute

Target audience

  • Level 1 registered nurses/midwives working in:
    • Emergency Department 
    • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    • Paediatrics
    • Critical Care
    • all medical and surgical in-patient specialties
  • Registered clinical staff with direct patient contact
  • We also hold specific AIM courses for paediatric staff (see dates below)


1 day


Candidates will participate in a series of lectures, workshops and scenario practices throughout the day, with individual scenarios and a multiple choice questionnaire (MCQ) being undertaken at the end of the course.  Successful completion of the course results in the candidate being issued a certificate of competence.


UHDB Trust staff: £free
External candidates: £100

Course dates


Adult AIM courses    
  Thursday 12 December 2019
  Wednesday 4 March 2020
  Friday 24 April 2020
  Wednesday 10 June 2020
  Thursday 9 July 2020
  Monday 10 August 2020
  Tuesday 15 September 2020
  Thursday 1 October 2020
  Tuesday 3 November 202
Paediatric AIM courses    
  Friday 15th November 2019
  Tuesday 10th December 2019
  Thursday 19th December 2019
  Monday 20th January 2020
  Monday 10th February 2020
  Wednesday 26th February 2020
  Thursday 12th March 2020



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