This module is designed for practitioners directly involved in the emergency care of polytrauma patients. 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.
This course is also available as an undergraduate (level 6) award.
Who is this module for?
Registered healthcare practitioners normally with one year?s post-qualifying practice experience and are experienced emergency nurses who have previously undertaken core emergency care education or equivalent.
Applicants will be required to meet all of the following criteria:
Applications will be considered from non-standard applicants who can demonstrate the following certificated learning:
and one of the following completed within the last five years:
Proficiency in English language
Evidence of English language testing will be required from all applicants for whom English is not their first language and who have not previously undertaken studies in English. The required level of proficiency will be a minimum overall International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score (or equivalent) of 6.5, with no section achieving less than 6.0. Evidence of proficiency must be dated within the last two years. Applicants who have taken the examination more than twice in one year will not be considered.
All international applicants must satisfy the requirements of the UK Border Agency in relation to St George's responsibilities as a Highly Trusted Sponsor for students (Tier 4).
Advanced practice route
Applicants for this route will be required to meet all the following additional requirements:
Essay and moulage/objective structured clinical examination
Course length: 5 Teaching Days