*This module is for Paramedic Practice students only*
The module is designed for healthcare practitioners working at/or towards advanced levels of practice, who wish to develop knowledge and skills in managing minor injuries in children and adults. It is intended to enhance independent practice through the efficient use of resources and will enable practitioners to implement management plans for patients with minor injuries presenting to walk-in clinics, urgent care centres, accident & emergency or other community settings.
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 undergraduate award (level 6).
Programme entry requirements. Students should:
•be registered health professionals with a minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience in a healthcare setting.
•have identified a suitably qualified mentor and appropriate work setting for completion of the practice portfolio.
Advanced practice route
Applicants for this route will be required to meet all the following additional requirements:
Written assignment and competency assessment document
Course length: 6 Teaching Days