This module aims to enhance practitioners skills in managing patients presenting with minor injuries and to enable them to deliver effective and efficient evidence-based care. It is intended to develop practice through the efficient use of resources and enable practitioners to manage patients presenting to urgent and primary care settings with minor injuries.
In order to complete the Competency Assessment Document assignment for this module, the student will need to arrange a clinical placement suitable for this module with an Emergency Department, Urgent Care Centre or Minor Injuries Unit, for up to 50 hours in practice.
The course is also offered as an postgraduate award (level 7).
Assignment and Competency Assessment Document
Course length: 6 consecutive teaching days
Literature review/essay to be submitted 4 weeks from the end of the module
Competency Assessment Document (CAD) to be completed with 50 hours in clinical practice. Submission 10 weeks from the end of the module.
Total course length: 16 weeks
Please note that due to the time commitment, this module should not be taken at the same time as HP6030X, HP7003X (Minor Illness).