Minor Injury Management
The module is aimed at healthcare practitioners who will be professionally supported in an active interventionist role in the management of minor injuries in a clinic or surgery setting, or an unscheduled care or ‘out of hours’ environment.
This will include:
- Emergency department and walk-in centre staff
- Primary care centre staff
- Emergency care practitioners
- May include practice nurses and community nurses.
It incorporates the presentation and immediate management or referral of patients who present with a range of minor injuries, and includes wound closure techniques and x-ray investigation and interpretation of minor musculoskeletal trauma.
- Effective registration with the NMC / HPC or other relevant professional body. ESSENTIAL
- Undertaken successful level 4/5 academic study. ESSENTIAL
- Currently be employed in practice and have the support of their manager in undertaking the module. ESSENTIAL
- Have a named mentor in clinical practice throughout the duration of the module. ESSENTIAL
How to apply
Online Application Forms and Guidance Information
Module Category: NMAH
Module Code: 3354
Module Credits: 30
Module Level: 6
Semester 2 2018:
This module runs once per academic year
- 09.00 - 13.00 Monday 29 January
- 09.00 - 13.00 Monday 5 February
- 09.00 - 13.00 Monday 12 February
- 09.00 - 13.00 Monday 19 February
- 09.00 - 13.00 Monday 26 February
- 09.00 - 13.00 Monday 5 March
- 09.00 - 13.00 Monday 12 March
- 09.00 - 13.00 Monday 19 March
- 09.00 - 16.00 Monday 9 April
Return to study
This is a degree-level module in which you will be expected to produce assessed work at degree-level standard.
If it is sometime since you undertook other kinds of academically assessed work, you will be well advised to consider undertaking some self-directed academic updating around returning to study.
More information can be found here
Learning Beyond Registration contract