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Minor Illness

Duration: 3 Days - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 24 - Price: £480.00

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

Course Overview

The established and very popular conveniently packaged course, which is delivered by clinical experts who have up to date working knowledge and skills. The three-days will progress candidates towards a safe standard for practice in the management of adults with a minor illness. Attendees will then be ready to gain competency when returning to their place of work. Aimed at nurses working in Walk-In Centres, Urgent Care Centres, Minor Injury Units, Primary Care, General Practice, Schools and Accident & Emergency. The course will also appeal to pharmacists and allied professionals.


"Fantastic course, learnt a lot!"

"Invaluable for any clinicians doing triage or a minor illness clinic!"

"I would highly recommend this course to anyone considering working in practice managing minor illness."

Past course delegates

Course Content

Taking a clinical history; communication skills; record keeping

Documentation and record keeping; certification (NHS and private)

Evidence-based practice

Legal and professional responsibilities

How to conduct a physical examination

Recognising common presentations

Upper respiratory tract colds & flu, cough, sore throat, fever, nose bleeds

Eyes and ears

Skin infections, rashes, wounds, bites and stings, lesions, parasites, allergy

Head, neck and back, headache, head injury, pain, mouth and dental problems

Abdomen: pain, diarrhoea and vomiting, indigestion, constipation

Gynaecology vaginal discharge, pain, menstrual problems, contraception

Mental Health: depression, anxiety, phobia

Conclusion & evaluation

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • To equip the practitioner with history taking and clinical examination skills to deal with a wide range of minor illness conditions.
  • Explore current best practice and provide the theoretical underpinning for a range of commonly encountered conditions.

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Professionals training professionals

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

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099

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