This module aims to develop participants core knowledge and skills relating to the assessment, initial management and care of the polytrauma patient.
A range of traumatic injuries will be explored but the focus will be upon initial assessment and management of these patients in the context of the emergency department.
The course is also offered as a postgraduate (level 7) award.
Who is this module for?
Experienced emergency care nurses and operating department practitioners (ODPs) who have previously undertaken core emergency care education or equivalent.
Observed moulage assessment and multiple choice examination
Course length: 5 teaching days plus exam