You must be a relevant registered health and social care professional
On successful completion, you will be able to:
- Apply an in-depth knowledge of the pathophysiology of minor illness/injury to the evidence-based management of the patient
- Critically reflect on the skills of assessment and triage in relation to patients who present with minor illness/injury, acknowledging the bio-psycho-social needs of the patient and their family
- Critically appraise the different needs of specific patient groups, including children, older people and people with a mental health disorder who present with minor illness/injury
- Examine the relevant evidence, clinical guidelines and healthcare policy which relate to therapeutic interventions used to treat patients with minor illness/injury
Frameworks for assessment
- The nature of minor illness/injury.
- Assessment and treatment of: minor head injury, neck injury, eye emergencies, ear, nose and throat conditions, fractures, sprains and strains, wounds and skin conditions.
- Dealing with violence and aggression. Legal, ethical and policy factors influencing first contact and emergency care. Paediatric, older person and mental health disorder considerations
Learning and Teaching – more details will be available later in the year when the module spec is updated
The programme will be entirely delivered using a blended learning methodology; incorporating technology enhanced learning material, online web content, video presentations, lectures and seminars.
Scheduled learning includes lectures; case based learning including small group work and seminar discussion.
Independent learning includes essential reading, assignment preparation and completion and presentation preparation and completion.
Study time – Indicative Student Workload (hours) – Approx.
- Guided independent study 182
- Scheduled learning and teaching 18
*Virtual* Teaching dates
Module start date – Sep 2021
Module Close date – TBC
This online module consists of a start and finish date only with no set attendance- there will be bookable assessment options to be arranged with the UoC.
Application Deadline – 10/02/2021
Please do NOT apply direct with UoC unless you have been told your application is successful – If you do you funding application will be rejected
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