Clinical Skills Development Service

Recognising and Responding to Clinical Deterioration in Adults (RRCD-A)

Are you a clinician and have been wanting to enhance your knowledge in conducting systematic patient assessment and recognising and responding to acute deterioration?

Now is your chance!

CSDS recently launched the Recognising and Responding to Clinical Deterioration in Adult Patients (RRCD-A) online course. This interactive and engaging online course was developed by CSDS to help enhance your ability in recognising and responding to acute deterioration. This course will also help to improve your critical assessment and communication skills in providing high quality patient care and provided at absolutley no cost.

Using this valuable online resource will help you in recognising the signs of a deteriorating patient before the situation becomes life threatening. This one-hour online course includes topics about:

  • how to perform a systematic patient assessment and manage clinical deterioration
  • escalation of care using the Q-ADDS early warning tool
  • how to communicate in a structured way to escalate care.

This course is provided at no cost. To register or find out more, please visit the RRCD-A course profile page.