Minor Injuries 20 – 22 April 2022

CPD Hours : 20 Accreditted by CPDUK

Session Type: Classroom

Course Summary

This 3 day classroom course is suitable for clinicians seeing and treating minor injuries. Sessions explores assessment and treatment of upper and lower limb injuries with a focus on clinical decision-making, red flags and appropriate management.

Who should attend:

This course is suitable for nurses and registered healthcare professionals working in acute and unscheduled care settings, such as emergency departments, walk-in clinics, urgent care centres, primary care or other community and first contact settings.

Pre Requisites

  • Have a UK or overseas degree from a recognised institution or equivalent professional or other qualification.
  • Hold professional registration with the relevant Nursing or Allied Health Professional Body/Council or the GMC.
  • You will normally have a minimum of 3 years post-registration experience in a relevant care environment.
  • You should be employed in a role that will support development of clinical skills during the programme should you wish to complete the competency portfolio which is optional.
  • You should be working in a relevant clinical environment in which you can achieve the clinical skills required.
  • You should have access to an appropriate practice supervisor within that area.

Whats Included

  1. Audio presentations
  2. 3 day  classroom course with expert lecturers
  3. Handouts and booklets
  4. 3 months access
  5. Option to attend practical plastering and suturing workshop at a discounted rate
  6. Option to attend practical skills session with mock OSCE and Skills Portfolio.

***Optional Skills Portfolio – this is not a requirement of the course


Audio Session – Self directed o-line learning

  • History Taking and Documentation
  • Assessment and Management of Burns
  • Clinical Decision-making in Burns and Bites
  • Head Injuries
  • C-Spine Assessment
  • Eye Injuries

Classroom Sessions 3 face to face days 

  • Ethical and Legal issues including consent and capacity
  • Upper and Lower Limb Assessment and  Management of Injuries
  • Statement writing
  • Practical upper and lower limb assessment day
  • Musculoskeletal disorders and medication for MSK injuries.
  • “Red Dot” X-Ray Interpretation


JeshniAmblum-Almer – Course Director, ENP


Dorthe Swaby-Larsen ENP Lecturer



Relates Courses

Red Dot X-Ray Interpretation 

Plastering and Suturing Workshop

Physical Examination Skills

Delegate Feedback
  1. Brilliant course. Enjoyed it all. Thanks so much.
  2. Excellent – and have now booked for the full course.
  3. Superb! really excellent. I definitely plan to do the 3 day course ASAP. Thank you

ZOOM webinar

History Taking

History Taking Multimedia Presentation part 1
History Taking Multimedia Presentation part 2

Ethical and Legal Issues

Minor Injuries – Ethical Legal Issues
Mental Capacity Act

Statement Writing

Minor Injuries – A guide to statement writing

Burnes and bites

Rabies Multimedia Presentation
Burns handouts


Head Injuries
Head Injury
Neck complaints

Upper Limb Injuries

Minor Injuries – Handbook on Upper Limb
Minor Injuries – Upper Limb Anatomy
Minor Injuries – Clinical Shoulder Approach
Minor Injuries – Clinical wrist and hand approach
Minor Injuries – Clinical elbow approach
Upper limb injuries
Upper limb injuries

C-Spine and Eye Injuries

Minor Injuries : HEAD and C-SPINE
Minor Injuries – Eye Injuries
Minor Injuries – C-spine Assessment
Minor Injuries – Eye Disorder

Lower Limb Injuries

Burns Update
Lower Limb handbook

Red Dot X-Ray Interpretation

Minor Injuries – X Ray Interpretation Booklet
Interpretation of Musculoskeletal X-rays

This workbook will prepare you for the live session. Please familiarise yourself with basic concepts, terminology and anatomy.

Minor Injuries – Musculoskeletal Disorders and Medication

Wound Dressings

Minor Injuries – Wounds
Minor Injuries – Classification of dressings

Workbook & Portfolio

Minor Injuries Portfollio
Minor Injuries Workbook


Timetable30 September 2021 : Upper Limb Assessment1 October 2021 Review Lower Limb Injuries, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Wound Care2 October 2021 Upper and Lower Red Dot X-Ray InterpretationTimes: 10h00 - 16h00LecturersDr Asad Khan, Orthopaedics and Sports InjuriesDr Paramjeet Deol, A&E ConsultantDr Matthew Szarko, Senior LecturertJeshni Amblum-Almer, Nurse PractitionerYou are required to listen to the following audio presentations in advance of the zoom lessons.History TakingBitesBurnsOptional Plastering and Suturing workshop on 22 October 2021.Please ensure you have a working knowledge of anatomy of the upper and lower limb before attending the zoom session. We will not be covering basic anatomical terminology. It is recommended you work through the pre-course workbook before the zoom sessions.*The Skills Portfolio is for your own learning in practice. You are not required to submit it to us.

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