Minor Illness: Assessment and Management in Nursing Practice

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Chelmsford, Cambridge

12 weeks

Module level: 7

Module credits: 30 credits

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Please also complete a supplementary information form when applying for this course.


Number of places: 20

Overview

We’ll prepare you to assess and manage patients with minor illnesses, while incorporating a symptom-based, patient safety-focused approach.

Full description

Who should attend?

This course will benefit healthcare professionals involved in the assessment and management of patients with minor illnesses, including doctors, nurses and community pharmacists.

Paramedic staff are welcome to apply but should note that this module is primarily focused on nursing practice.

Dates

Trimester 1

Chelmsford - cohort full
2, 9, 16 and 23 October 2018
6, 13, 20 and 27 November 2018
18 December 2018

Cambridge - cohort full
4, 11, 18 and 25 October 2018
8, 15, 22 and 29 November 2018
20 December 2018

Trimester 2

Chelmsford
5, 12, 19 and 26 February 2019
12, 19 and 26 March 2019
2 April 2019
14 May 2019

Cambridge
7, 14, 21 and 28 February 2019
14, 21 and 28 March 2019
4 April 2019
16 May 2019

Please note that all dates are currently tentative and subject to change. Teaching dates and times will be confirmed in July.

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.

With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.

At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.

Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.

You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.

Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.

Where can I study?

Chelmsford
Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

Explore our Chelmsford campus

Cambridge
Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

Explore our Cambridge campus

Assessment

You’ll complete a reflective practice form for each session, along with a log book of the skills you’ve performed and the conditions you’ve encountered. You’ll complete the assessment by undertaking two 20-minute Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) involving simulated consultations with patients who have minor illnesses.

Fees & funding

Course fees

30 Credits (Level 7)

£1,350

Funding for CPD

Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.

Contact details

Manuel Sevillano-Barbero
01245 684825
manuel.sevillano-barbero@anglia.ac.uk

CPD Admissions team
01245 686868
cpd@anglia.ac.uk

Entry requirements

This course will benefit healthcare professionals involved in the assessment and management of patients with minor illnesses, including doctors, nurses and community pharmacists.

Paramedic staff are welcome to apply but should note that this module is primarily focused on nursing practice.

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