Principles of major trauma life support and acute life threatening events. Pathophysiology, assessment and management of major head injuries, facial injuries, spinal injuries, thoracic injuries, abdominal injuries and acute abdomen, burns, shock, major haemorrhage, acute medical emergencies, etc.
Having completed this module you may wish to bring the credits achieved (at level 6 only) into the UAD Emergency Care: Practice Development, or a BSc Top-up degree. Please discuss this opportunity with the module leader before completion of this module.
The aims of this module are to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of the assessment and management of patients presenting with major injury and major life-threatening acute illness.
Assessment, Feedback, and Teaching and Learning methods
Full details are available in the programme specification.
The teaching timetable should be available from the end of August. Access to the timetable is through the Student Hub – you will be able to access the Student Hub after you have completed online registration. The teaching day is 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday; please keep your other commitments open until confirmation of your teaching timetable, and bear in mind that many courses will offer placements or fieldwork which sometimes extends into the evenings and weekends.
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- Applications will be reviewed on an individual basis and potential students will be offered advice by an academic tutor on the suitability of the award and their module choice within the award, dependent on factors such as recency of prior learning, and their personal and professional development needs.
- Students should be able to show potential benefit from studying for the award and a commitment to attempting the assessment items.
- Students who do not have evidence of recent successful study at level 5 will be advised to complete an online study skills package prior to commencing any modules.
There is full commitment to equal opportunities criteria. The University is committed to widening access by taking candidates from a variety of educational backgrounds, without compromising academic standards. The following additional requirements apply for entry to this programme: Applicants must be a registered healthcare professional. All applicants must complete a pre-entry study skills package such as HeadStart Plus if they are new to this level of study or have had a break from study for a period of 4 years.
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