Minor Injuries Management

Short Course - 15 credits per SCQF level

Minor Injuries Management 15 Credits per SCQF level
Within your own relevant context, you will be challenged to demonstrate innovation in establishing and managing a minor injuries clinic. You will be supported by experienced lecturers, and expert external practitioners for an optimal blend of theory and practice. On successful completion, credits can be used within the Professional Studies Framework to gain academic award.
This course has one study option
Mode of Attendance
Mode of Study
Start Date
Course Length
Mode of Attendance
  • Blended
Mode of Study
  • Part Time
Start Date
29 May 2018
Course Length
1 semester
Level 9 Students
  • Explore professional and legal issues relating to the role of the nurse managing minor injuries
  • Explain the pathophysiology of minor injuries
  • Critically appraise the skills required in consultation, history taking and assessment of patients presenting with minor injuries
  • Examine the decision-making processes involved in the diagnosis and treatment of minor injuries
  • Analyse the evidence base underpinning the management of minor injuries
Level 11 Students
  • Critically appraise professional and legal issues relating to the role of the nurse managing minor injuries
  • Evaluate the implications of the pathophysiological processes for patients presenting with minor injuries
  • Critically appraise the skills required in consultation, history taking and assessment of patients presenting with minor injuries
  • Critically analyse the decision making processes involved in the diagnosis and treatment of minor injuries
  • Synthesize the concepts of evidence based practice that underpin the management of minor injuries through critical reflection.
 

The module is delivered using blended learning including some contact days and online methods (including online chat and discussion forums). Students will engage with directed and self-directed learning activities supported by the module team.

Assessment

This course is assessed through written assignment.

Academic Support

The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.

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Study Skills Support

The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:

  • Academic writing
  • Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
  • Maths and statistics
  • English language
  • Information technology support

Study Skills Support

 

You should be a healthcare professional and will normally be able to demonstrate evidence of SCQF level 9 learning or equivalent. However, individuals are encouraged to make contact and discuss their circumstances.

 

 
FOR ACADEMIC SESSION 2018/2019

Course Fees:

  • £625 for Level 9
  • £650 for Level 11
Additional Costs

The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees:

Other Fees and Charges

Disclaimer

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