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Minor Injuries course

Advanced Practice and Urgent Care: Minor Injuries Courses

CPD Hours : 20 Accreditted by CPDUK

Course Summary

The Minor Injuries course is suitable for healthcare professionals working in advanced roles in urgent nd primary care. The introductory 3 day classroom course is suitable for clinicians who are new to 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. Some of the content are recorded webinars with 3 month access to give you flexibility to learn at your own pace. We also offer related courses such as Plastering and Suturing, Upper and Lower Limb X-Ray Interpretation and Wound Care as stand alone sessions. 

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

icon live onlineLive Online Programmes – See dates below for live webinars

  • Direct interaction with expert lecturers — live and in real time — through the use of  zoom and MS teams to improve the  learning experience
  • Highly agile program design and delivery responding to the changing demands of today’s busy clinician by providing lunchtime and evening educational sessions.

Robust curriculum of learning units and course bundles structured to optimise learning and facilitate


icon self-pacedSelf Paced On-Line Elearning Courses

  • Large range of self paced learning that gives you 3 months access to the Learning Management System to study at your own pace.
  • Training can be scaled across large, multinational, and geographically diverse workforces, allowing ease of access across time zones.
  • Choose from a large range of courses to meet the evolving needs of healthcare professionals working in primary care settings.

 icon blendedBlended Learning and Hybrid Education Training

  • The course content can be tailored to meet your specific needs as some of our sessions used a flipped classroom or blended learning approach
  • Our programmes are a mixture of eLearning and classroom or webinar learning.

Classroom/ On-site Courses

  • Courses can be delivered on site in the geographical area or environment where clinicians work, saving time and costs on travel.
  • Currently our classroom courses are held in Battersea, London or Manchester. We can provide in-house courses locally.

For more information on how to book a Belmatt Healthcare Training Course

Email: [email protected]

Contact: 0207 692 8709

We will work with you to design a bespoke programme right for your team and working within your budget.

If you are an individual / PCN or organisation who has funding to support staff educational courses,  contact us for a list of our wide range of courses available or see our Course Brochure.

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