Short Course / CPD
6 days in the classroom over 6 weeks. (20 credits at level 6) Supported by E-Learn
School of Community Health and Midwifery
No Partner College
2020 Dates: 20 January | 27 January | 3 February | 10 February | 17 February | 24 February | Exam: 16 March
Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content
This module aims to equip practitioners with the knowledge, skill and competencies to manage demand for same day consultations for common, minor ailments, within a primary care setting.
Opportunity to practice the new clinical skills is built in to the programme as clinical practice. Students will be expected to undertake additional study outside of the taught hours.
Components of the course include consultation processes, therapeutic communication. Physical examination skills of the Ear, Nose, Throat, Respiratory and Gastro-Intestinal systems are taught along with structured history taking.
The emphasis of the teaching and learning strategy will be student-centred and aimed at utilising and maximizing your own experiences to assist the learning process. Particularly the use of practical exercises in simulated settings, lectures, case study analysis, group activities and web based learning.
This module would benefit nurses who are/intend to undertake the management of minor illness or provide a triage service in their clinical setting.
Explore a variety of common presenting symptoms and apply knowledge of patho- physiological processes of disease to enable the effective management of minor illnesses
Demonstrate competence in undertaking physical examination to formulate and manage a diagnosis within agreed protocols.
Demonstrate a critical awareness of risk management strategies within clinical decision making.
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