Acute Training Solutions Ltd
Acute Training Solutions Ltd

Our Team

John Barclay

Trainer

Acute Training Solutions

Trainer Profle - John Barclay

Professional

Registered Nurse

• 40 years’ experience of working as a learning disability nurse including community team manager for learning disabilities services, specifically for those on the Autistic Spectrum.

  • Course Director for the Epilepsy Specialist course at the Epilepsy Society.
  • University Lecturer

Personal

Over 40 years nursing and health care experience and 10 years teaching experience with 5 years specifically teaching epilepsy, rescue medication and seizure disorders.

Employment history

Nursing and teaching within critical and complex needs, ICU and acute medical wards.

Writing courses, planning, teaching, and assessing nursing staff within clinical settings and universities.

Training & qualifications

MA Practice Education

Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education

BSc Honors Nursing Studies

ENB 125 - Combined Intensive Care and Coronary Care Course

Registered General Nurse

Registered Mental nurse

Courses delivered

Clinical Courses

Anaphylaxis & Auto-Injector, Basic Observation, Blood Glucose Monitoring, Care of Medicine & Administration, Catheter Care, Catheterisation, Colostomy Care, Continence Management, CPAP & BiPAP Awareness, Defibrillation & Airway Management, Diabetes & Insulin, ECG , Enteral Feeding, Epilepsy Awareness, Epilepsy Rescue Medication, IV Cannulation, Oxygen Therapy, Palliative Care, Pressure Area Care & Tissue Viability, Recognising & Verifying Death, Suction & Nebulisers, Syringe Driver Awareness, Tracheostomy Care, Venepuncture, Wound Management.

Induction & Management Courses

Basic Life Support, DoLS for Managers, Equality & Diversity, Lead Infection Prevention & Control, Manual Handling, Nutrition & Hydration, People Handling, Person Centred Care Planning, Principles of Care.

Rebecca Turner

Trainer

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Trainer Profle - Rebecca Turner
Professional
Former Band 7 Senior Nurse - areas of care include learning disabilities, acute stroke unit, medical assessment unit,
Emergency unit, Site nurse practitioner, seizures, epilepsy and status epilepticus
Six years of training experience of medical students, pharmacy staff and healthcare professionals
Personal profle
Over 18 years nursing and health care experience with 6 years teaching experience this qualifed nurse has a proven track record
of innovative teaching, whilst developing programmes of learning both within and outside the hospital setting with particular
involvement with the All Wales ANTT Steering Group.
Employment history
Since qualifying as a nurse in 2004 positions held include Band 6 senior staff nurse and team leader, site nurse practitioner / clinical
site manager AFC band 7, CSC tutor (teaching skills to medical students).
Training & qualifcations
Research module of MSc in clinical education
Advanced clinical patient assessment degree module
Diploma in Nursing
Courses delivered
Induction & Management Courses
Basic Life Support, Complaint Handling, Defensible Documentation, Effective Communication Skills, Equality & Diversity, Fall
Prevention & Management, First Aid at Work, Infection Prevention & Control, Nutrition & Hydration, Person Centred Care Planning,
Principles of Care, Recording & Report Writing.
Childcare Courses
Autism Awareness.
Clinical Courses
Anaphylaxis & Auto-Injector, Basic Observation, Blood Glucose Monitoring, Care of Medicine & Administration, Catheter Care,
Catheterisation, C-Dif Awareness, Colostomy Care, Continence Management, Defbrillation & Airway Management, Diabetes
& Insulin, Dysphagia, Dysphasia Aphasia, ECG Interpretation, Emergency First Aid at Work, Enema, Enteral Feeding, Epilepsy
Awareness, Epilepsy Rescue Medication, Flu Vaccination, IV Cannulation, IV Drug Therapy, Oxygen Therapy, Pressure Area Care
& Tissue Viability, Recognising & Verifying Death, Suction & Nebulisers, Suppository Administration, Syringe Driver Awareness,
Venepuncture, Wound Management.

Paul Semans

Trainer

Acute Training Solutions

Trainer Profile - Paul Semans
Professional
Registered General Nurse
Diploma in Health Studies
Postgraduate Certificate in Education
MIfL
Personal Profile
Paul is an experienced nurse, manager and educator with over 25 years involvement in health and social care. In addition to
the relevant professional qualifications he has also attained management qualifications. Paul has also written, developed
and presented clinical courses in the care and hospital setting including Enteral feeding, Venepuncture, Tissue Viability,
Catheterisation, Syringe Driver Awareness and Tracheostomy. And has managed induction programmes for the private and
public sector in, MCA & DoLS, Risk Assessment, Epilepsy Awareness, Food Hygiene and Manual Handling.
Employment History
Since qualifying as an RGN Paul has worked extensively in the healthcare industry. Posts include clinical adviser (Wigan Social
Services, North Manchester NHS Trust, Southport & Formby NHS Trust and SSI Medical Services) and D to F grade RGN (Spinal
Injuries Unit Southport, ITU/ A&E Southport & Formby NHS Trust and ITU Ormskirk DGH).Qualifications & Training

Qualified as an RGN in 1985 Paul has also obtained the following qualifications, Member of the Institute for Learning, CIEH

Trainer, NVQ4 Diploma in Management, Diploma in Health Studies, PGCE, ENB371 (Spinal Injuries) and a range of clinical
certificates with Southport NHS Trust.
Courses delivered
Induction & Management Courses
Basic Life Support, DoLS for Managers, Equality & Diversity, Fall Prevention & Management, Fire Awareness, Food Hygiene,
Health & Safety, Immediate Life Support, Infection Prevention & Control, Lead Infection Prevention & Control, Manual Handling,
Nutrition & Hydration, People Handling, Person Centred Care Planning, Principles of Care, Risk Assessment, Safeguarding Adults,
Safeguarding Adults Advanced, Sensory Impairment
Childcare Courses
Paediatric Manual Handling.
Clinical Courses
Anaphylaxis & Auto-Injector, Basic Observation, Blood Glucose Monitoring, Care of Medicine & Administration, Catheter
Care, Catheterisation, C-Dif Awareness, Cerebral Palsy Awareness, Colostomy Care, Continence Management, CPAP & BiPAP
Awareness, Defibrillation & Airway Management, Diabetes & Insulin, Dysphagia, ECG Interpretation, Enteral Feeding, Epilepsy
Awareness, Epilepsy Rescue Medication, Flu Vaccination, IV Cannulation, Oxygen Therapy, Palliative Care, Pressure Area
Care & Tissue Viability, Recognising & Verifying Death, Suction & Nebulisers, Syringe Driver Awareness, Tracheostomy Care,
Venepuncture, Wound Management.
Mental Health Courses
Acquired Brain Injury, Dementia Advanced, Dementia Awareness, Huntington’s Disease Awareness, MCA & DoLS, Parkinson’s
Disease Awareness, Stroke Awareness.