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Assessment and management of Head Injury

Duration: 1 Day(s)
CPD Hours: 8
Start Time: 09:15
End Time: 16:30



Head injury is a common presentation at Walk in Centres and Emergency Departments, and varies from the trivial to the life threatening. This course provides a structured approach to the head injured patient, using nationally approved assessment tools such as the Glasgow Coma Scale, NICE guidelines, and ALSG recommendations. Theory is interspersed with clinical examples, practical sessions, and discussions.

The course is designed for Emergency Nurse Practitioners (ENPs), Triage Nurses, Allied Health Professionals and Foundation Year Doctors working in an acute care setting. It will also be of use to sports medicine practitioners such as physiotherapists and paramedics.


"The tutor was clear, knew the subject and was very approachable. An excellent study day."

"Great course, very easy to understand. Good value for money."

"Fantastic teacher. Very knowledgeable."

Past course delegates




Review of anatomy

Mechanisms of head injury

Assessment of the head injured patient ABCDE, GCS, AVPU

NICE guidelines - primary and secondary care

Resuscitation and referral

Post injury care including return to sporting activities

Case scenarios




To confidently assess and treat the head injured patient in line with nationally approved guidelines.


  • Nurses
  • Paramedics
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Junior Doctors


Live Online Instructor Led Course

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£ 180.00
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