The Assessment and Management of Minor Injuries

This two day course is aimed at registered nurses, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and delegates working in Emergency departments or injury units who wish to develop their skills in the assessment, examination and management of the most commonly presented Minor Injuries.

Suitable for: Registered healthcare professional

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AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

  • Increase safe practice within Emergency Departments, Minor Injury Units and General Practice in relation to the assessment, examination and management of patients presenting with Minor Injuries.
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the assessment, diagnosis and management of people presenting with minor injuries. This will provide healthcare professionals with a solid theoretical foundation to inform future practice.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Apply effective history-taking skills to promote safe practice
  • Synthesise findings from a physical examination/ assessment, relating this to underlying patho-physiological processes, in order to develop a differential diagnosis
  • Demonstrate appropriate management of extremity injuries
  • Develop competency in some common basic minor clinical procedures
  • Utilise effective collaborative approaches in patent management, referral and discharge.

Course content:

  • Complete and Comprehensive history taking of patient
  • Overview of anatomy and physiology
  • Assessment and management of non-life-threatening injuries to shoulder, elbow and wrist including differential diagnoses
  • Assessment and management of non-life-threatening upper limb injuries in adult patients – Continued
  • Closed limb injuries of bones and soft tissue
  • The hand assessment to include injuries to nerves and tendons
  • Overuse injuries
  • Assessment and management of lower limb injuries including differential diagnosis of knee, ankle, foot
  • Practical demonstrations and assessments
  • Ottawa rules
  • Radiology
  • POLICE, support, splinting and discharge advice.
  • Foreign bodies

Pre-requisites:

Be a registered healthcare professional

To be eligible for this training you must have current employment and support to practice in an appropriate health care setting. It would be advantageous to have an allocated clinically experienced supervisor who will support your clinical practice.

Methods of learning:

  • Lectures
  • Group work
  • Role plays
  • Practical Assessments
  • Q & A’s

Assessment of learning:

  • Formative – continuous assessment throughout – clinical faculty observation
  • Summative – MCQ
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4

Jun

The Assessment and Management of Minor Injuries

Dublin

€450.00

Thursday, 4 June 2020 - Friday, 5 June 2020

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (2 days)

  • Dublin
  • €450.00 incl. VAT

Thu 4 Jun 2020 - Fri 5 Jun 2020

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (2 days)

This course is aimed at registered nurses and Advanced Nurse Practitioners and delegates working in Emergency departments or injury units who wish to develop their skills in the assessment, examination and management of the most commonly presented Minor Injuries.

Cost

€450.00

Time

9.30am- 4.30pm