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Minor Illness and Minor Injury in Children


Courses

Please select the level of study you wish to apply for. Level M indicates that you wish to study at Masters level, and Levels 1-3 indicate that you wish to study at Degree (Undergraduate) level.

Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZWY6X-20-3

Level

3

Fees

19-20 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£710.00

Unassessed

19-20 Accredited 20 credits

£950.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts. Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding. Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning. Submission date: To be confirmed by the Module Leader

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 05 February 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 19 February 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 04 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 18 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 01 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Course Dates

Course Information : Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts. Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding. Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning. Submission date: To be confirmed by the Module Leader

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 29 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 06 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 13 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 20 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 03 June 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00

Applications

University

Assessment

Formative assessment

You will develop an outline for the case based presentation and discussing this with peers in the classroom in order to develop the application of theory to practice for the final assessment.

Summative assessment

A 20 minute case based presentation with a 10 minute group discussion which will allow you to demonstrate in more depth any issues which were not clearly articulated within the presentation.

The case based presentation will be underpinned with a 1,500 word paper which details the evidence base for the management of the child in the case based presentation.

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

The Level 3 module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

Content

The course syllabus covers:

  • The physical and psychological differences between children and adults
  • A child and family centred approach to history taking in an emergency/urgent care setting
  • The current national policy context and how it effects the delivery of services to children and their families in an emergency, urgent care, out of hours setting and other unscheduled care settings
  • Approaches to examination techniques in children
  • Play and distraction techniques
  • Approaches to consultation skills and  the assessment of children presenting with minor injury and illness eg management of soft tissue injuries, management of feverish illness
  • Clinical reasoning skills and an evidenced approach to the treatment and management of minor illness and injury in children
  • Effective communication strategies
  • Safeguarding issues
  • Health education issues in unscheduled care
  • Patient pathways, and appropriate referrals to primary or secondary care settings.

Entry Requirements

You should be working in a relevant clinical area and be a registered health care professional.

Introduction

On successful completion of the Minor illness and Minor injury in Children level 3 (UZWY6X-20-3) module, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the implications of the main anatomical and physiological differences between adults and children, for the management of minor illness and injury.
  • Identify and evaluate patho-physiological features which can precipitate minor illness, and injury in children and be able to articulate the clinical application of this knowledge.
  • Analyse and synthesise the current evidence base within children's care and where appropriate apply the findings to the practice setting.
  • Demonstrate the ability to make safe clinical judgements through the use of holistic evidence based approach to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the care of children and their families/carers.  
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify and apply the current policy context in urgent and emergency care and apply to the management of children with minor illness and injuries.

Masters level module (UZWY6Y-20-M):

  • Demonstrate an extensive knowledge of the implications of the main anatomical and physiological differences between adults and children, for the management of minor illness and injury and be able to critical analyse the application of this knowledge.
  • Critically evaluate patho-physiological features which can precipitate minor illness, and injury in children and be able to articulate the clinical application of this knowledge.
  • Critically appraise and synthesise the current evidence base within children's care and where appropriate apply the findings to the practice setting.
  • Justify the ability to make safe clinical judgements through the use of holistic evidence based approach to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the care of children and their families/carers.
  • Demonstrate the ability to critically review and apply the current policy context in urgent and emergency care and apply to the management of children with minor illness and injuries.

Learning and Teaching

This module has been designed using a variety of approaches which may include:

  • Lectures and seminars
  • Enquiry based learning
  • Case based learning
  • Clinical skills
  • Technology enhanced learning
  • Workshops and masterclasses.

 

Study facilities

Explore the fantastic facilities at UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus on this short YouTube clip.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit, level 3 or Masters level module


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Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZWY6Y-20-M

Level

M

Fees

19-20 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£710.00

Unassessed

19-20 Accredited 20 credits

£950.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts. Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding. Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning. Submission date: To be confirmed by the Module Leader

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 05 February 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 19 February 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 04 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 18 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 01 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Course Dates

Course Information : Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts. Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding. Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning. Submission date: To be confirmed by the Module Leader

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 29 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 06 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 13 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 20 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 03 June 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00

Applications

University

Assessment

Formative assessment

You will develop an outline for the case based presentation and discussing this with peers in the classroom in order to develop the application of theory to practice for the final assessment.

Summative assessment

A 20 minute case based presentation with a 10 minute group discussion which will allow you to demonstrate in more depth any issues which were not clearly articulated within the presentation.

The case based presentation will be underpinned with a 1,500 word paper which details the evidence base for the management of the child in the case based presentation.

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

The Level 3 module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

Content

The course syllabus covers:

  • The physical and psychological differences between children and adults
  • A child and family centred approach to history taking in an emergency/urgent care setting
  • The current national policy context and how it effects the delivery of services to children and their families in an emergency, urgent care, out of hours setting and other unscheduled care settings
  • Approaches to examination techniques in children
  • Play and distraction techniques
  • Approaches to consultation skills and  the assessment of children presenting with minor injury and illness eg management of soft tissue injuries, management of feverish illness
  • Clinical reasoning skills and an evidenced approach to the treatment and management of minor illness and injury in children
  • Effective communication strategies
  • Safeguarding issues
  • Health education issues in unscheduled care
  • Patient pathways, and appropriate referrals to primary or secondary care settings.

Entry Requirements

You should be working in a relevant clinical area and be a registered health care professional.

Introduction

On successful completion of the Minor illness and Minor injury in Children level 3 (UZWY6X-20-3) module, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the implications of the main anatomical and physiological differences between adults and children, for the management of minor illness and injury.
  • Identify and evaluate patho-physiological features which can precipitate minor illness, and injury in children and be able to articulate the clinical application of this knowledge.
  • Analyse and synthesise the current evidence base within children's care and where appropriate apply the findings to the practice setting.
  • Demonstrate the ability to make safe clinical judgements through the use of holistic evidence based approach to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the care of children and their families/carers.  
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify and apply the current policy context in urgent and emergency care and apply to the management of children with minor illness and injuries.

Masters level module (UZWY6Y-20-M):

  • Demonstrate an extensive knowledge of the implications of the main anatomical and physiological differences between adults and children, for the management of minor illness and injury and be able to critical analyse the application of this knowledge.
  • Critically evaluate patho-physiological features which can precipitate minor illness, and injury in children and be able to articulate the clinical application of this knowledge.
  • Critically appraise and synthesise the current evidence base within children's care and where appropriate apply the findings to the practice setting.
  • Justify the ability to make safe clinical judgements through the use of holistic evidence based approach to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the care of children and their families/carers.
  • Demonstrate the ability to critically review and apply the current policy context in urgent and emergency care and apply to the management of children with minor illness and injuries.

Learning and Teaching

This module has been designed using a variety of approaches which may include:

  • Lectures and seminars
  • Enquiry based learning
  • Case based learning
  • Clinical skills
  • Technology enhanced learning
  • Workshops and masterclasses.

 

Study facilities

Explore the fantastic facilities at UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus on this short YouTube clip.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit, level 3 or Masters level module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


Enquire

To view all CPD courses offered by UWE Bristol, please select (click on) the box below

View courses