Minor Injuries & Wound Care

Minor Injuries & Wound Care Training

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Key Information

Duration - 2 Days

Cost - £222.00 Inc. VAT

Qualification Code - "MININJ"

Awarding Body - MediPro Limited

Pre-requisites - Students need to be registered practitioners or have relevant experience before commencing this course. Suggested suitable candidates include:

  • HPC Paramedic
  • HSE Offshore Medics
  • CMT-1
  • RAF Medic
  • Navy MA
  • IHCD Ambulance Technician
  • RGN working in the pre-hospital arena

 For a full course listing, including syllabus and pre-requisites download the PDF by clicking the image.

Course Specifications

Course Description

MediPro have developed a course specifically designed as a ‘see and treat’ course. An ideal learning tool for Pre-Hospital clinicians and ambulance staff responding to Cat C calls, including paramedics and community nurses. It will equip students to competently assess and manage minor injuries and discharge at the point of contact.

A 2 day clinical course where each learner has the opportunity to reinforce their knowledge and practice new skills which include wound care and closure techniques as well as minor injury assessments. This element is lead by clinicians who have a vast amount of experience in both primary health care and the pre-hospital arena, as well as educated to a BSc as a minimum.

Syllabus

- Mechanism of injury
- Wound assessment and closure techniques including dressings, wound glue, sutures and staples
- Assessment and management of upper limb minor injuries including shoulder
- Assessment and management of lower limb minor injuries
- X-ray referrals and using OTTAWA rules
- Minor head and facial injuries
- Head, neck and back (NICE guidelines and Canadian neck rules)
- Minor wounds and burns – including healing
- Finger dressings including trephining nails
- Fracture assessment
- Managing foreign bodies in eyes, ears and nose

Certification
Upon completion a MediPro CPD certificates will be awarded

Pre-requisities
Students need to be registered practitioners or have relevant experience before commencing this course. Suggested suitable candidates include:

- HPC Paramedic
- HSE Offshore Medics
- CMT-1
- RAF Medic
- Navy MA
- IHCD Ambulance Technician
- RGN working in the pre-hospital arena

Not sure if this qualification is for you?

We can point you in the right direction

Call 01325 609030 or email contact@medipro.co.uk

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