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Assessment and Management of Minor Injuries

Duration: 3 Days - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 24 - Price: £450.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

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.

 

“Brilliant course, pitched just at the right level – Thoroughly enjoyable, knowledgeable tutor, would definitely recommend.”
 
“A great course for anyone wishing to improve their awareness of modes of injury & their implications.
 
“Excellent, clear, concise and good fun!”

Past course delegates

Course Content

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

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • Develop look and feel assessment skills with an understanding of mechanism of injury
  • Develop confidence in decision making skills and explore current best practice
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of current patient management rationale and how to apply this to the participants own clinical setting.

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M&K Update Ltd, The Old Bakery, St Johns Steet, Keswick, Cumbria, CAI2 5AS.

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Email: enquiries@mkupdate.co.uk

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