|Module code||NSA 3540|
|Start date||Spring, weekly|
|Fees||See Fees and funding below|
|Module leader||Harriet Oliver|
This module is designed for nurses working in emergency departments and walk in centres who are developing their role towards emergency nurse practitioner, who will see, treat, refer and discharge patients with minor injuries and fractures.
On completion of this module, the successful student will be able to:
This module acts as an introduction to the management of patients with minor injuries.
The aim of this module is to enable the experienced emergency/ first contact care practitioner to develop proficiency in the skills of assessment, treatment and management of minor injuries and apply this to their clinical context. It provides the autonomous practitioner with the advanced knowledge base, communication skills, and safe clinical examination skills, to equip them to make confident autonomous, effective and evidence based patient care decisions.
During this module, you'll learn:
Teaching will have a problem orientated focus through guided study, and case scenario development to develop and reinforce a life long learning perspective for clinical skills. Peer assisted inter-professional teaching and learning, integrated with medical students and the medical school will enable team work and development of peer support.
Students will be given the opportunity to practice clinical assessment under supervision with teacher and peer feedback. This will be complemented by the use of simulation aids and on line video material. Students will then be given the opportunity to develop their skills in the practice setting.
Study days provide opportunity for development, application and reflection of clinical and diagnostic skills. Most study days will be in a workshop design to encourage student led learning and critical enquiry
OSCE (observed structured clinical assessment) is utilised to consolidate knowledge and
Current employment and support to practice in an appropriate health care setting. The student should be able to give details of an allocated clinically experienced (in that field) supervisor who will support their clinical practice.
To apply for this course, please go to our CPD health practitioner page and complete an application form.
The fees* below refer to the 2019/20 academic year unless otherwise stated.
Per credit: £60
30 credits: £1,800
*Course fees are subject to annual inflation.
There are several funding options available:
For more information for any of these options, including fee rates for self-funding/employer-sponsored students, please visit our dedicated funding page.
Download an application form by following the link from our CPD health webpage.