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Minor Injury Management

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Introduction 

This module will provide the student with the knowledge and skills to assess and treat patients presenting with undifferentiated and undiagnosed minor injury conditions.

Benefits of taking the course to the individual, the organisation and the patient

This module will prepare the student to undertake an autonomous/advanced practitioner role and is aimed at nurses and allied health professionals working within acute and unscheduled care settings.  

Patients will receive a safe, high standard of holistic and evidence based care from a practitioner who is skilled and competent to assess and treat patients or refer them on to definitive care.

This module will enable the supporting organisation achieve performance targets e.g. 4 hour Emergency Department quality standard.

What you learn

On completion of the module the student will be able to assess patients with a variety of presenting complaints and will be competent to undertake assessment and treatment of patients with minor injury conditions including; joint examinations, neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, back and hip examination, knee, lower leg and ankle/foot.  Practical skills including suturing, digital nerve blocks and application of casts and Xray interpretation are included.

This module can be linked to the MSc Advancing Clinical Practice award. 

Fees and Funding for 2019/20

Indicative price for stand-alone module

Home / EU student: £1,335

International students: £2,250 - this is part-time study and therefore cannot provide sponsorship for Tier 4.

Funding

This module attracts Learning Beyond Registration/Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (LBR/SSPRD) funding by the following schemes:

How to apply

To apply for a self-funded place, please complete and return the application form below:


To apply for a Learning Beyond Registration/Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (LBR/SSPRD) funded place, please complete and return the relevant application form below:

Further information and LBR/SSPRD online application form

  • Entry requirements

    The student should be on the relevant professional register and have the ability to work at Masters level 7.  This module would be suitable for Health Care Professionals working in an unscheduled care setting. It is expected that the student will have 100% attendance.

    Relevant workplace opportunities and organisational support should be in place to enable the student to achieve successful completion of the module.

    The above must be evidenced in the applicant's application form

    International students must have reliable internet access and supply IELTS scores.  

  • Attendance

    Delivery Method:

    This module is delivered at our Collegiate Crescent Campus

    View our statement on notional study hours »

    Provisional timetable

    This module is planned to commence delivery during w/c 16th September 2019, with attendance at the University as follows:

    • A two week study block, running Monday to Friday during w/c 16th September 2019 and 23rd September 2019
    • Two further study days during w/c 25th November 2019
    • The last week of study is w/c 2nd March 2020.

    View our statement on timetable changes »

  • Assessment

    Module assessment is made up of one or more assessment tasks. The assessment task(s) for this module are:

    • Case Study
    • Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)

    Successful completion of this module will earn you 30 level 7 credits

Further details

For further information please contact the module leader Angie Banks - a.c.banks@shu.ac.uk or contact the student experience team:

0114 225 2372
NursingandMidwifery@shu.ac.uk

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