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Aims / objectives

  • By the end of the course, plus directed home study and a guided experience of patients, the student will be able to:
  • Apply essential aspects of neurological anatomy.
  • Discuss the causes and forms of head injury
  • Demonstrate a base knowledge of neurological examination.
  • Understand the reasons behind the clinical features of RICP.

Course programme

  • Specific class requests
  • Applied neuro anatomy
  • MOI
  • Forms of injury
  • Intra cranial pressure
  • An introduction to patient examination
  • Clinical features
  • Guidelines
  • Guide to further study

Led by

TBA

AR68 Understanding head injuries

Course summary

This course goes beyond the basics and looks at head injury in more depth. Learn what happens when a head injury occurs; gain a better understanding as to causes and forms of head injuries and reasons behind clinical features of raised intercranial pressure.

Understanding head wounds can make a vital contribution to saving a patients life. This head injuries course develops important skills for all first contact practitioners.

Who should attend?

Paramedics
ECPs
A&E nurses
ENPs
School nurses
Minor injury/walk in centre nurses
Practice nurses

Important notes

All course material, certificate of attendance and evaluations are included.

Completion of this course is not a guarantee of competency. Support and practice in the workplace with an experienced facilitator is required to attain competence level.


Cost

Course duration Course CPD In-House Course
1 day(s) 7 hour(s) £POA

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