Module Care of Minor Illness and Minor Injuries (level 7)

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Duration Part-time
Start date September, January
Entry Requirements Programme specification (PDF)
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*This module is oversubscribed for January 2022 but open to applications for start dates in September 2022 and January 2023.

Course Overview

The course will cover structured 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  
  • Legal, ethical and policy factors influencing first contact and emergency care
  • Paediatric, older person and mental health disorder considerations when they present with Minor illness or injury

Graduate destinations

Having completed this module you may wish to bring these 20 credits into the PgC Emergency Care: Practice Development. Please discuss this opportunity with the module leader before completion of this module.

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