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Minor illnesses and injuries
22nd November 2021 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Healthcare professionals, medical providers and those who have a responsibility for first aid.
This course will help the holder gain the practical skills to manage patients presenting with common, minor illnesses and injuries, where practitioners work in an autonomous capacity can whose practice covers a wide range of scenarios and age groups.
Training topics will include:
- Eye injuries
- Head injuries
- Abdominal issues: appendix, stomach aches, D&V, gastroenteritis, hernias
- Gynaecological issues: period pains, PIDs
- Temperature control
- Infections: meningitis, chicken pox, scarlet fever.
- To be able to assess, identify and diagnose minor ailments
- To be able to treat and support minor ailments safely and within guidance
- To offer advice and further care where required.
Jane Graham, Director, Hieda
Trained at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, Jane has 31 years of nursing background; 17 of which is in trauma and intensive care. Whilst in PICU, she had a number of different roles. Nine years of that included a role as a specialist retrieval nurse (CATS) that entailed travelling around the country to stabilize and bring back critically unstable children. To do this she learned advanced nursing and basic medical skills in resuscitation, all medical conditions, and trauma.
She went on to teach these skills to student nurses, qualified nurses and junior doctors as the Practice educator on intensive care. This role also involved lecturing regularly at South Bank University. She has been a DSL for Safeguarding at an independent boarding school where she was Lead Nurse. She is also an instructor for Qualsafe, an awarding body approved by the HSE.
- Member rate: £135
- Non-member rate: £270*
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