Recognition and Assessment of Sick Patients through Simulation (RASPS)


RASPS is new programme that has been designed for health and social care staff to work together in a range of settings to practice key non-technical skills including communication, teamwork, and situational awareness alongside technical skills.

Participants in small groups will care for patients or clients and with the whole group be involved in debriefs to celebrate best practice and a as team identify how practice can be maintained when working in dynamic care environments. The programme is offered in the following formats.

  • Hospital RASPS focusing on medical and surgical patients
  • Community RASPS providing care in client’s homes, nursing homes, hospices, and GP practices
  • Adult RASPS 
  • Emergency RASPS
  • Theatre/ODP RASPS
  • Infant and Child RASPS centred on caring for infants and children in a variety of settings with family centred care
  • Maternity RASPS working with a woman and birthing partner before, during and after the birth with the newborn.
  • Mental Health RASPS focusing on the care of patient with mental health conditions
Delivery method
On campus
Centre for Health Innovation Stafford

1 day

Start date


Friday 15th July 2022 or Friday 23rd September 

RASPS Child and Infant /Paediatrics

Tuesday 23rd August 2022

Certificate of Attendance


£200 per candidate

This course is available for group bookings with maximum number of candidates 20 - £4,000

How to apply

To apply, please email  

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