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Minor injury management | HP6031X | Level 6 (Undergraduate) | Credits 15 | 2020/21
Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
Application Portal
Minor injury management | HP6031X | Level 6 (Undergraduate) | Credits 15 | 2020/21
13/10/2020 | Available
13/10/2020, 23/10/2020, 27/10/2020, 03/11/2020, 19/11/2020, 26/11/2020
09/02/2021 | Available
09/02/2021, 16/02/2021, 23/02/2021, 02/03/2021, 09/03/2021, 16/03/2021
08/06/2021 | Available
08/06/2021, 15/06/2021, 22/06/2021, 29/06/2021, 06/07/2021, 13/07/2021
** Applications will ordinarily close 28 days before start date of a course.


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.


Assignment and Competency Assessment Document

Learning Outcomes
  1. Critically evaluate structured approaches to patient assessment.
  2. Understand the ethical and legal responsibilities in patient assessment and management.
  3. Utilize evidence-based practice in the assessment and management of a patient with a minor injury.
  4. Demonstrate critical reasoning and decision-making in managing minor injury presentations.
  5. Recognise limitations of role and explore opportunities to access appropriate resources.


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).

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Course Leader
Name: SJ Lewis
Tel: 07917086419

Self Funding: £850.00

*Trust Commissioning and Trust Non-contract funding same price as above

Mode of Delivery
Online learning, work-based learning & classroom - NOTE: In the autumn term, due to Covid-19 social distancing requirements, face-to-face teaching will be limited to clinically focused modules incorporating practical skills teaching. This will remain the case throughout the 2020/21 academic year, until social distancing requirements can be sufficiently relaxed to allow a greater proportion of on-site teaching. At the time of writing, it is not known when this will be.
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