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SQCCCRC obtains international licence for ALERT training course

29 Nov 2023 SQCCCRC obtains international licence for ALERT training course By OUR CORRESPONDENT

Muscat – Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre (SQCCCRC) has obtained the international licence as an accredited centre to provide ALERT training programme specialised in monitoring and managing serious events that threaten the lives of patients in health institutions.

Twelve employees from the centre obtained the international licence as certified trainers for the ALERT programme after the Training and Academic Development Department organised a training programme, in cooperation with Portsmouth Hospital affiliated with the University Trust – United Kingdom.

ALERT (Acute Life-Threatening Events Recognition and Treatment) is a system that uses a structured and prioritised patient assessment and management to enable a pre-emptive approach to critical illness. ALERT instructs staff in the recognition of impending clinical deterioration, the management of disordered physiology and other aspects of acute care.

The newly certified trainers can now contribute with their expertise to further enhance the skills and knowledge within SQCCCRC, and healthcare provider in Oman and the region. 

Due to this licence, SQCCCRC will now be able to organise ALERT training and certification periodically.

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