Course Overview

This one-day course involves taught theory sessions in the morning and a simulation workshop in the afternoon to consolidate learnt skills.  Participants will attend sessions on:

  • Population health
  • Social determinants of health
  • Individual lifestyle factors
  • Screening, brief interventions and referral pathways

The workshop will enable participants to address lifestyle factors in simulated practise by undertaking a brief intervention within a supported environment.  There will be opportunity for group discussion to review good practice and feedback will be sought from the patient’s perspective via the simulated patient.

Who will benefit:

The course is aimed at anyone with a patient facing role in Nottinghamshire, including, but not limited to:

  • Clinicians of all grades
  • Nurses
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Health Care Assistants
  • Students


DREEAM, A Floor, West Block, QMC Campus, Derby Road, Nottingham. NG7 2UH

Start and finish times:

08:00 – 16:00 (breaks are built into the course timetable)


Light lunch and refreshments provided.