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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.

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 hold specific AIM courses for paediatric staff. To enquire about booking onto this please email with pAIM in the subject line.


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: £130

There are no external places for AIM. External applicants for pAIM should email

How to book 

The AIM sessions are not drop-in sessions. You must book your place on My Learning Passport.

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If you are unable to attend please login as above and cancel yourself off the appropriate date. You will be unable to re-book until you have done this.

For Paediatric AIM ONLY please email with pAIM in the subject line.

GDPR notice

What you should not submit

Each question within our form clearly stipulates the information required from you. Please do not include further details about yourself or anyone else other than that being specifically asked. 

What information we collect

  • Name, profession, employer and job title
  • Contact information including address, telephone numbers and email address
  • Special dietary / access requirements
  • Relevant payment and invoicing information

How we use your information 

The personal information you submit via the registration form is used to keep an accurate record of who is attending one of the advertised training courses. None of your personal information is sold on or shared with any third party organisation. 

Who can access your information 

Course administrators and facilitators. This access is required to confirm your registration and to keep an accurate record of who is attending each course. 

Senior website administrators access your submitted personal information via a password protected secure access point within our website system. This access is required for technical support purposes.

How we store your information

When a form has been submitted we will keep a hard copy as required by the governing body of the course. Forms are kept for a maximum of 5 years in a secure environment.

How long we store your information for 

We store personal information for as short a time as possible. 

Unless you have otherwise stipulated within your submitted registration, your details will be removed from our protected hospital computer network shortly after you have attended your training course. 

Removal of your information from our records 

You are entitled to request that we remove any personal information we have about you stored within our systems at any time. For more information on how to do this please email