*Applications are open to staff from across SWAST, however please be mindful that delivery of this module may be face-to-face, so some travel may be required. Please contact UWE directly if you have any queries about this.*
Travel costs are not supported as part of this module funding. Please contact the university directly if you have any questions regarding delivery mode.*
Prior to applying or expressing an interest in a module place please ensure you have checked that you meet the entry requirements and that you have checked the application deadline. 

This 20 credit module is for registered practitioners looking to further develop and expand their knowledge and practice of pre-hospital trauma care. The module can be taken at level 6 (BSc level) or level 7 (Masters level) and is relevant to paramedics and emergency care practitioners.

 

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the module, you will achieve the following learning outcomes.

Level 6 module (UZYYGY-20-3):

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the aetiology and epidemiology of major trauma
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a range of assessment techniques to identify the injuries sustained by patients in traumatic incidents
  • Evaluate the communication, coordination and collaboration of resources required to deliver care to the trauma patient from the point of injury through to definitive care
  • Demonstrate an effective critical understanding of organ and system-specific injuries, their evidence-based treatment and management
  • Evaluate the pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the intended treatment plan for the patient with injury through major trauma.

Level 7 module (UZYYH3-20-M):

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the aetiology and epidemiology of major trauma
  • Identify and critically appraise the evidence to  assess, and techniques to identify the injuries sustained by patients in traumatic incidents
  • Critically evaluate the communication, coordination and collaboration of resources required to deliver care to the trauma patient from the point of injury through to definitive care
  • Demonstrate an effective critical understanding of organ and system-specific injuries, their evidence-based treatment and management
  • Critically evaluate the pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the intended treatment plan for the patient with injury through major trauma.
Content

A typical syllabus for the module will include, but not limited to:

  • Aetiology and UK pre-hospital trauma systems
  • Assessment at traumatic incidents – risk, mechanism and patient
  • Traumatic injuries and evidence-based treatment and management – system by system
  • Communication, collaboration and coordination of resources in pre-hospital trauma care

 

Learning and Teaching

The module has been designed using a mix of face-to-face and online learning.

A variety of approaches will be used which may include technology-enhanced learning material, online web content, video presentations, lectures, seminars, case-based learning, enquiry-based learning, workshops and simulation.

 

Assessment

Assessment will be an online examination which will include a range of questions including scenario-based short answer questions, long answer questions and multiple choice questions (MCQs).

  • Level 7 module (UZYYH3-20-M)
  • Level 6 module (UZYYGY-20-3)
Level 6
Dates Times Location
25/10/24 09:00-15:00 Online
01/11/24 09:00-15:00 Online
08/11/24 09:00-15:00 Online
15/11/24 09:00-15:00 Online
22/11/24 09:00-15:00 Online
29/11/24 09:00-15:00 Online
06/12/24 09:00-15:00 Glenside Campus
13/12/24 09:00-16:00 Glenside Campus
15/01/24 09:00-18:00 Online

 

Level 7
Dates Times Location
28/02/25 09:00-15:00 Online
07/03/25 09:00-15:00 Online
14/03/25 09:00-15:00 Online
21/03/25 09:00-15:00 Online
28/03/25 09:00-15:00 Online
04/04/25 09:00-15:00 Online
25/04/25 09:00-15:00 Glenside Campus
02/05/25 09:00-16:00 Glenside Campus
28/05/25 09:00-18:00 Online

 

**Dates, format & timings correct at time of publishing (May 2024). Cohort capacity is managed by UWE, so it is not possible to guarantee run until successfully enrolled. Most up to date information on dates can either be found here or will be available the UWE Dashboard (if you are a successfully enrolled applicant).**

Please fill in the expression of interest form below and click submit.

Expression of interest deadline: Monday 15th July 2024, 9am.

You will be contacted approx 2-3 weeks after this to let you know if you have been successful as the CPD scoring process

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The deadline for applications for this module has now passed. Please do not apply for funding via the UWE website, as your funding application will be rejected. Occasionally spaces open up closer to the date. If this happens we will either re-open applications again or offer these places on a first come first come basis via SWAST CPD and CPD mailing lists. Or contact us to enquire.