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Clinical Skills

Managed Educational Network



CS MEN develops skills packs where there is a requirement for a national, evidence-based, quality-assured resource for use across Scotland. These packs range from clinical procedures to non-technical skills such as communication and decision making.

We also have a role in working towards better value for money in skills education and are working to develop a mechanism for communication/information/resource sharing between people developing packs in the same skills in different locations.

If you are interested in developing a resource or being part of the development or review team of an existing resource please contact us.

Process for resource development

We have developed a process for developing skills packs, based on that of the multiprofessional project of NHS Fife, NHS Tayside and the University of Dundee. We hope this will be adopted widely by resource developers across all NHS Boards, Universities and other education providers.

Topics for skills packs were identified from: a survey of 143 remote and rural practitioners; an audit of the skills education currently available in each geographic area and critical incident data from each of the health boards.

For further information on Resources please contact: csmen@nes.scot.nhs.uk