Minor Illness Classroom 27-29 January 2022

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CPD Hours : 30.  Mode of Delivery: Face to face Classroom session

Course Summary

This course is for healthcare practitioners and  independent non medical prescribers working towards advanced roles seeing and treating adults in primary care and community settings including general practice and walk in pharmacies. A case study approach is used to explore differential diagnoses, and pharmacological and non pharmacological interventions including safety netting and worsening care advice. 

On completion you will be able to assess patients with a range of minor illness conditions of the respiratory, abdominal, gastrointestinal, dermatology, ENT, eye conditions, gynae, sexual health, contraception and mental health presentations in urgent care, general practice, walk in centres and community settings.

Pre Requisites

  • Be a registered healthcare professional with a minimum of 2years post qualifying experience.
  • Relevant workplace opportunities and organisational support with an identified mentor is encouraged to support completion of skills portfolio in clinical environment and improve competence. *** This is only for healthcare professionals new in the role with limited experience seeing and treating patients independently.

***Completion of this course does not award competence or the title of Advanced Practitioner. This is obtained with experience, mentorship and completion of relevant educational courses.

Who should attend

  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Independent prescribers
  • Allied health professionals
  • Pharmacists
  • Paramedics
  • Overseas doctors
  • Physician Assistants
Aims 
This course is for pharmacists, advanced paramedics and nurses wishing to develop skills in clinical decision-making, identifying red flags and management of minor illness presentations in general practice, urgent care and walk-in centres. 
 
Assessment
There is an MCQ to be completed at the end of each learning unit.
*Please contact the course director or speak to the relevant university if you wish to APeL this course into a Masters or Degree Advanced Practice programme.
 
Whats included?
1. Booklet for each learning unit.
2. Audio recorded presentation by a specialist in the area.
3. MCQ to be passed.
4. Review zoom session recordings discussing MCQs and case studies.
5. Access to the Minor Illness update.
6. 3months access to material
 
Learning Outcomes
 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of pathophysiology in management of minor illnesses.
  • Critically consider ethical and legal issues that influence decision-making in seeing and treating minor ailments and working in independent roles.
  • Reflect on risk management constraints when planning a safe discharge or referral to other agencies and members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Develop skills in ensuring clinical practice is evidence based through engagement with local organisation policy and current health strategy in primary care.
  • Recognise importance of multi-professional working for effective and safe management of minor ailments.
 

Learning Units

  1. 1.History Taking and Documentation. Jeshni Amblum-Almer, Senior Lecturer Primary Care
  2. Respiratory Disorders in primary Care : Dr Rubab Ahmed, Respiratory Consultant
  3. ENT Disorders in Primary Care : Dr Sanjeev Kalia , GP
  4. Eye Disorders in Primary Care
  5. Headaches – Clinical Decision Making and Red flags: Dr Parmy Deol, A&E consultant and UCC Lead Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London
  6. Back pain Management in Primary Care : Dr Parmy Deol, A&E Consultant and dual GP
  7. Dermatology for General Practice : Kirsty Armstrong, ANP Lecturer
  8. Gynae & Menopause : DR Hayley Jenkins, FSRSH General Practitioner
  9. Antimicrobial Stewardship : Aneela Tehseen, Senior Clinical Pharmacist
  10. Mental Health Disorders : Dr Balu Pitchiah, Consultant Psychiatrist
  11. Gastro Intestinal Disorders : Dr Hasan Nour, A&E Reg
  12. Contraception and Menopause: Dr Hayley Jenkins, FSRSH GP

History Taking and Documentation

1
History Taking Booklet
2
History Taking Handout
15

Respiratory Disorders in Primary Care

1
Respiratory Disorder Booklet
2
Respiratory Disorders Handout
15
3
Respiratory Disorders MCQ
5 questions

ENT Disorders in Primary Care

1
ENT Booklet
2
ENT Handout
15
3
ENT Disorders MCQ
5 questions

Headaches Clinical Decision Making and Redflags

1
Headaches in Primary Care Booklet
2
Headaches in Primary Care Handout
3
Headaches in Primary Care MCQ
5 questions

Backpain Management in Primary Care

1
Back Pain Management Booklet
2
Back Pain Management Handout
3
Back Pain Management MCQ
5 questions

Dermatology for General Practice

1
Dermatology Booklet
2
Dermatology Handouts
40
3
Dermatology MCQ
5 questions

Eye Disorders in Primary Care

1
Eye Disorder Booklet
2
Eye Disorder Handout
3
Eye Disorders MCQ
5 questions

Gastro Intestinal Disorders

1
Gastro Intestinal Disorders Booklet
2
Gastro Intestinal Disorders Handout
20
3
Gastro Intestinal Disorders MCQ
5 questions

Gynaecology

1
Gynaecology Booklet
20
2
Gynaecology Handouts
3
Gynaecology MCQ
5 questions

Contraception and Sexual Health

1
Contraception and Sexual Health Booklet
20
2
Contraception and Sexual Health Handout
3
Contraception & Sexual Health MCQ
6 questions

Antimicrobial Stewardship

1
Antimicrobial Stewardship Booklet
15

Antimicrobial pre-course document

2
Antimicrobial Stewardship Handout
20

Antimicrobial Stewardship - Handout

3
Antimicrobial Stewardship Multimedia Presentation
46

Antimicrobial Stewardship - Presentation

4
Antimicrobial Stewardship MCQ
5 questions

Mental Health Disorders

1
Mental Illness Booklet
2
Mental Illness Handouts
3
Mental Illness Multimedia Presentation
41
4
Mental Illness MCQ
5 questions

Zoom Session

1
ENT Update Recording
2
Mental Illness Update recording
3
Headache and Backpain update recording
4
Gynae update recording
5
Contraception update recording
6
Abdominal update recording
7
Abdominal and UTI review
This course is a face to face session at Room 21, 3rd Floor, Chatfield Medical Centre, Battersea, SW11 3UJ09h00-17h00
Minor Illness Classroom 27-29 January 2022
Price:
£375
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