Professional/Short course Pre-Hospital Trauma Care

Entry year
2024/25
Course code
UZYYGY203
Application
University
Level
Professional/Short Course
School
School of Health and Social Wellbeing
Campus
Glenside
Delivery
Blended delivery (face-to-face/online)
Course Director
Louisa Jamieson

20 credit level 6 and level 7 module

Page last updated 12 October 2023

Introduction

You may be able to study these modules at Level 6 (BSc level) or Level 7 (Masters level) depending on your academic circumstances. Please contact the CPD Team or the Module Leader for advice if you are unsure which level would be best for you.

This 20 credit Pre-Hospital Trauma Care module is for registered practitioners looking to further develop and expand their knowledge and practice of pre-hospital trauma care. The module can be taken at level 6 (BSc level) or level 7 (Masters level) and is relevant to paramedics and emergency care practitioners.

On successful completion of the module, you will achieve the following learning outcomes.

Level 6 module (UZYYGY-20-3):

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the aetiology and epidemiology of major trauma
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a range of assessment techniques to identify the injuries sustained by patients in traumatic incidents
  • Evaluate the communication, coordination and collaboration of resources required to deliver care to the trauma patient from the point of injury through to definitive care
  • Demonstrate an effective critical understanding of organ and system-specific injuries, their evidence-based treatment and management
  • Evaluate the pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the intended treatment plan for the patient with injury through major trauma.

Level 7 module (UZYYH3-20-M):

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the aetiology and epidemiology of major trauma
  • Identify and critically appraise the evidence to  assess, and techniques to identify the injuries sustained by patients in traumatic incidents
  • Critically evaluate the communication, coordination and collaboration of resources required to deliver care to the trauma patient from the point of injury through to definitive care
  • Demonstrate an effective critical understanding of organ and system-specific injuries, their evidence-based treatment and management
  • Critically evaluate the pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement the intended treatment plan for the patient with injury through major trauma.

Structure

Content

A typical syllabus for the module will include, but not limited to:

  • Aetiology and UK pre-hospital trauma systems
  • Assessment at traumatic incidents - risk, mechanism and patient
  • Traumatic injuries and evidence-based treatment and management - system by system
  • Communication, collaboration and coordination of resources in pre-hospital trauma care

Learning and Teaching

The module has been designed using a mix of face-to-face and online learning. 

A variety of approaches will be used which may include technology-enhanced learning material, online web content, video presentations, lectures, seminars, case-based learning, enquiry-based learning, workshops and simulation.

Assessment

Assessment will be an online examination which will include a range of questions including scenario-based short answer questions, long answer questions and multiple choice questions (MCQs).

Features

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Prices and dates

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Dates

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How to apply

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Extra information

If the course you are applying for is fully online or blended learning, please note that you are expected to provide your own headsets/microphones.

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