Minor Injuries Update 29 September 2021
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.
- 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
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.
1. 3 Day Minor Injuries Course
2. “Red Dot” X-Ray Interpretation
3. Plastering and Suturing Course