Minor Injuries Assessment 5 credits at SCQF level 11

1. Overview

This course aims to equip you with the knowledge and understanding to underpin clinical decision making in assessment of patients with musculoskeletal minor injuries in an accident and emergency environment.

The course is aimed at honours graduates in Diagnostic Radiography, Nursing or a relevant Allied Health Profession with experience in imaging or treatment of minor injuries.

2. What you will study

  • Mechanisms of musculoskeletal injury
  • Principles of Triage and patient consultation
  • Clinical assessment of musculoskeletal minor injuries
  • Use of standardised assessment tools
  • Principles of Red Dot and Commenting
  • Clinical management of musculoskeletal minor injuries

3. Entry Requirements

BSc (Hons) or equivalent in Diagnostic Radiography, Nursing or a relevant Allied Health Profession plus a minimum of 3 years experience in imaging or treatment of musculoskeletal minor injuries.

4. Course Fees

For Academic Year 2017/2018

All Students

  • £240 .

For Academic Year 2016/2017

All Students

  • £230 .

For Academic Year 2015/2016

UK/EU Students

  • £220 .

International Students

  • £295 .

For Academic Year 2014/2015

UK/EU Students

  • £210 .

International Students

  • £285 .

For Academic Year 2013/2014

UK/EU Students

  • £205 .

International Students

  • £275 .

For Academic Year 2011/2012

UK/EU Students

  • £150 course

International Students

  • £205 course

Disclaimer

Course fees are reviewed periodically and so are subject to change for new applicants. All tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in your offer letter. You will also be liable to pay a graduation fee of £40 before receiving a University award.

For further information see Student Finance pages

 

5. How to apply

Please complete the application form and forward it to healthcpd@rgu.ac.uk

Health Sciences CPD Application Form 2015-16 (DOC 230KB)

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5 credits at SCQF level 11

Start Date

March

Course Length

6 weeks

Mode of Attendance

Distance Learning

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