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Trauma care: initial assessment and management | HP7021X | Level 7 (Postgraduate) | Credits 15 | 2021/22
Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
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Trauma care: initial assessment and management | HP7021X | Level 7 (Postgraduate) | Credits 15 | 2021/22
Availability
13/06/2022 | Available
13/06/2022 (On Campus), 20/06/2022 (Online), 27/06/2022 (On Campus), 04/07/2022 (Online), 11/07/2022 (On Campus)

Description

For more information regarding the Covid pandemic and how it might affect you please visit this page - https://www.healthcare.ac.uk/courses/covid-update/

 

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. 


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.

PreRequisites

Programme entry requirements.

Students will usually be experienced emergency nurses who  have previously undertaken core emergency care education or equivalent.”

Assessment

Usual assessment: Essay and Moulage

 

Learning Outcomes
  1. Critically discuss the pathophysiology of polytrauma caused by a variety of injury mechanisms in a variety of patient groups.
  2. Demonstrate advanced, systematic and proficient initial assessment skills for the polytrauma patient and evaluate the data in relation to common life-threatening injuries.
  3. Critically evaluate the effectiveness of assessment and management strategies applied to polytrauma patients in the emergency department.
  4. Critically appraise the evidence-base for interventions and management of polytrauma patients.
  5. Critically appraise service provision and critically analyse the complex ethical and legal implications for the care of polytrauma patients in the emergency department using a wide range of information sources.

 

Course length: 5 Teaching Days

 

 

Course Notes

As a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic, your course may now have to be initially delivered partly online. Please use this link to see what the technology requirements are.

https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/offer-holders/technology-requirements

 

 

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Course Leader
Name: Suzan Thompson
Tel: 07970 520986
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Price

£935.00

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

Mode of Delivery
Blended Learning. On-Campus sessions subject to change. If government advice changes, we may need to update our plans. If we do so, we will update this information, and will keep current students and offer holders informed by email.
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