Minor Injuries Update 29 September 2021

Course Summary

This update focusses on injuries seen in urgent care and community settings. Our expert lecturers will discuss clinical, decision-making, identifying red flags and safety netting. There will be an overview of current developments and changes in practice in management of injuries.

*** This is a free session sponsored by Sensible Staffing, a locum agency.

Who should attend:

This course is suitable for nurses and 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.

Whats Included

  • Live zoom session
  • Lectures by specialists in the field
  • Expert lecturers.
  • Certificate with 4 CPD hours.
  • *There are no handouts provided and no recordings will be available after the session.


Dr Asad Khan – Orthopaedic lecturer

Dr Parmy Deol, A&E Consultant 

Dr Charles Stewart : Paediatric consultant

Rob Fernandes , Sports Injuries ANP


  • Update on head injuries and c-spine injuries
  • Clinical decision making on upper limb injuries
  • Shoulder assessment
  • Elbow, wrist and hand injuries
  • Making a differential diagnosis and when to refer
  • Safety netting and worsening care advice
  • Strappings, splints and supports for upper and lower limb injuries

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.

Completion of a minor injuries module or experience of treating minor injuries.

Recommended Courses

1. 3 Day Minor Injuries Course

2. “Red Dot” X-Ray Interpretation

3. Plastering and Suturing Course

Minor Injuries Update 29 September 2021
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