For nurses and allied healthcare professionals who need to develop 'look and feel' assessment of Minor Injuries.
This course provides an excellent underpinning of knowledge on the most common presenting injuries and conditions encountered by those who manage and treat adults with a minor injury.
"Really well taught & highly appropriate."
"Excellent, clear, concise and good fun!"
"Very excellent course!
Past course delegates, July 2016
Clinical history taking and recording
Mechanism of injury general principles of musculoskeletal trauma
Assessment of injury look, feel move examination Indications for radiography
Musculo-skeletal injury and management
Review of anatomy and physiology and healing of bone and soft connective tissue
Shoulder and upper limb: - Hip and lower limb
Management of common fractures
Head, neck and back: - Level of consciousness: GCS, NICE (SIGN in Scotland) head injury guidelines
Ophthalmic and ENT common presenting conditions and their management
Minor wounds and burns
Review of anatomy: wound closure, healing and appropriate dressings
Legal and professional responsibility