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Management of Minor Injury
Assessment and Management of Minor Injury
Assessment and Management of Minor Injury

Assessment and Management of Minor Injury

  • ID:UNIC440211
  • Level:Doctoral Degree (Phd, M.D., ...)
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

  • All applicants must be currently registered with a professional body (NMC/HCPC) and been registered for a minimum of 3 years.

English requirement

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)

Course Information



This module is designed to equip registered allied health professionals from a variety of settings with the underlying principles required to facilitate integrated, autonomous assessment and management of minor injury. This can be accessed as a stand-alone module or as part of the MSc Advancing Practice.

This is a 20 credit, level 7 module which utilises an active blended learning approach; with course material delivered across six taught days in addition to registrants participating in online activities.

Module content will include:

  • Review of anatomy and physiology pertinent to minor injury.
  • Consultation and history taking skills.
  • Examination of structures pertinent to minor injury.
  • Informed diagnostic reasoning, critical decision making and record keeping.
  • Exploration and critical appraisal of integrated evidenced based management strategies.
  • Age related considerations.
  • Professional, legal and ethical responsibilities.

Registrants are required to undertake two methods of assessment; structured and timed case-based assessments in addition to a 3000-word portfolio. To successfully complete this module registrants must achieve the minimum pass threshold for both elements of assessment.

Module Information

It can be taken as a stand-alone module or part of MSc Advancing Practice award; Post-graduate Diploma in Advancing Practice; post graduate Certificate in Advancing Practice or MSc Advancing Practice (Top Up).

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Pre Courses

You may be required to complete an English Language course or Foundation program before being able to enrol on to an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program.

  • Pre-sessional English Program (PEP)
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Career Opportunity

  • Careers in healthcare
  • Further postgraduate study

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