The Assessment and Management of Minor Injuries

This two-day course aims to 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. This course will include lectures, group work, role play, practical assessments and Q & A sessions.

Suitable for: Registered Nurses, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Junior Doctors and those working in Emergency Departments or Injury Units.

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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.

Assessment of learning:
Formative – continuous assessment throughout – clinical faculty observation
Summative – MCQ

 

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) have granted 12 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to each course.
12 CPD points available to all other professionals through the CPD certification service.

 

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The Assessment and Management of Minor Injuries Package
We are offering an Assessment and Management of Minor Injuries Package which includes 2 courses
for €900.00, which is an overall saving of €100.00 compared to booking the courses individually.

The Assessment and Management of Minor Injuries Package

 

 

 

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
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25

Aug

The Assessment and Management of Minor Injuries

Dublin

€500.00

Wednesday, 25 August 2021 - Thursday, 26 August 2021

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

  • Dublin
  • €500.00 incl. VAT

Wed 25 Aug 2021 - Thu 26 Aug 2021

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

€500.00 (Including VAT)

Time

9.30am- 4.30pm

 

Location:

CityNorth Hotel & Conference
Centre, Gormanston, Co. Meath,
K32 W562, Ireland

Accredited by

12 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)