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Minor Injury Management

Minor Injury Management

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Please note: The October 2023 intake is now full. Places are still available for January 2024.


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.

This module will benefit supporting organisations with Staff that can competently and efficiently assess and manage patients with minor injury conditions. Staff will have improved confidence with managing patients with minor injuries across a range of settings.

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 Xray interpretation are included.

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

Fees and Funding for 2023/24

Indicative price for stand-alone module

Home student: £1,655

EU / International students: £2,735 - this is part-time study and therefore cannot provide sponsorship for Tier 4.

How to apply

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

To apply for a Workforce Development / Workforce Transformation funding WDF/WTF funded place, please complete and return the relevant application form below

Further information and Workforce Development Funding / CPD Funding 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

    There are 2 intakes per year, October and January. Teaching is delivered face to face in an initial 8 day block with supplementary study days across the semester.

    Attendance is face to face at Collegiate crescent campus in Sheffield. 100% attendance is expected.

    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) Completed clinical portfolio, including evidence of 35 (210 hours) days supervised practice in your workplace. Successful completion of this module will earn you 30 level 7 credits

    • 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 Dan Clark - or contact the student experience team:

Related course(s)

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