Number of credits: 30
WHO IS IT FOR? 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:
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.
LEARNING AND TEACHING
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.
Some of our students have their course fees covered by CPPD contracts between NHS trusts and Middlesex University.
Alternatively other students pay their own fees or are sponsored by their employer (but not under a CPPD contract).
Evidence of ability to study at level 7. Professional registration as a nurse or paramedic. Current employment in an appropriate health care setting, and permission to practice and use advanced assessment skills in current clinical employment.