Entry and Admissions
Short Course / CPD
One day workshop
No Partner College
2016/17 dates to be confirmed
Who should attend?
Acute care nurses – paramedics, emergency department practitioners, trauma/orthopaedic areas, neurosurgical areas, critical care areas, rehabilitation areas.
Overview of Spinal Cord Injury:
- Anatomy and physiology
- Mechanisms of injury
- Pre-hospital to rehabilitation
- Moving and handling
- Living with SCI – a patients perspective
Who should attend?
Anyone who is involved in caring for and managing care of the SCI patient, such as Paramedics, Those working in Emergency Departments/Critical Care or Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic units.
Learning Environment & Assessment:
Sarla Gandhi’s clinical interests are varied from chronic illness/palliative/end of life care and delirium in critical care to practice development, care pathways to neurologic emergencies and living with neurological disease to evaluation at postgraduate level.
Learning outcome & aims
Following the workshop you will be able to:
- Demonstrate better understanding of anatomy ,physiology and pathophysiology related to SCI –(pre-course reading provided)
- Critically analyse national SCI policy, relating it to their practice environment
- Be more confident in moving and handling acute SCI patients
- Utilise evidence and best practice in caring for patients with SCI
Industry links & professional accreditation
We have great links with employers including household names such as Sony, BAE Systems and Apple. We also have links with the smaller companies in the region and offer help and assistance to more than 1,000 of these – with many of our graduates staying in the region it is important we develop these relationships.
Work experience and international opportunities
At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.
The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.
Attendee feedback from last workshop session:
‘Taken away a lot’
‘Really enjoyed presentation’
From foundation courses through to world-leading research degrees, you can study a wide range of subject areas at UCLan. Whether you want to develop your knowledge in a subject you enjoy or gain further qualifications to enhance your career, at UCLan there are numerous progression routes for you to follow.
Fees & Funding
You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE
How to Apply
If you have any questions about the workshop and how to apply please contact us:
or call 01772 893808.