Minor Ailments & Illnesses

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What’s covered on the day?

The course is delivered by clinical experts who have up to date working knowledge and skills. The course should be delivered over three-days will progress candidates towards a safe standard for practice in the management of adults with a minor illness and injuries. Attendees will then be ready to gain competency when returning to their place of work. Aimed at Nurses & AHPs working in Walk-In Centres, Urgent Care Centres, Minor Injury Units, Primary Care, General Practice, Schools and Accident & Emergency.

Assessment

The course should be delivered through a series of interactive lectures, workshops and skills sessions. The content of
the module will include anatomy, physiology, and patho-physiology underpinning minor illness and the assessment and
management of these patients. A short knowledge assessment will take place at the end of the course. A Certificate of Attendance will also be issued, valid for 1 year.

Number of Delegates: 12

Duration: 3 Days

CPD Hours: 21

Participatory Hours: 15

Learning Outcomes

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  • To equip the practitioner with history taking and clinical examination skills to deal with a wide range of minor illness conditions and injuries
  • Explore current best practice and provide the theoretical underpinning for a range of commonly encountered conditions
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive and detailed knowledge of anatomy and physiology across the life span relevant to clinical assessment
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive and detailed knowledge of the patho-physiological changes associated with minor illness
  • Analyse and evaluate the frameworks and clinical guidelines which inform the management of minor illness
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive and detailed knowledge of common minor illnesses
  • Apply knowledge and skills to the decision-making process in the management of minor illness
  • Act autonomously in the clinical management of patients will a minor illness and recognise limits of capability
  • Interpret, analyse and evaluate information obtained during patient assessment and develop a working diagnosis
  • Plan, implement and evaluate treatment required for patients with a minor illness utilising appropriate assessment tools
  • Work effectively within the multi-disciplinary team to provide quality care for patients with a minor illness and refer as appropriate
  • Operate autonomously within legal, ethical and professional boundaries
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