The aim of the module is to educate in first contact care. How to undertake a history to establish a working diagnosis and to provide patients with a plan of care. This module will enable applicants to be ready to either start setting up their own minor illness clinic or joining one of the main Out of hours or 111 services that have been set up in Wales to provide first contact triage and face to face services.
If you are working in one of the following fields, this course would be a great option for you to further develop your career:
On completion, the applicant will gain a 40 credit Master L6 qualification in the management of minor illness for Primary care. This module is only taken as an individual module.
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Common Minor illness presentation of:
You will be taught using a mixture of the following methods:
You will need to dedicate at least 3-5 hours a week to the course on top of attendance 10am -5pm each week.
To apply for this course you will need to demonstrate:
Pre-course reading of Minor Illness Manual by Johnson will hold you in good stead by reading up on minor illness prior to the course. Shadowing your Medical mentor/ANP- Practice assessor when undertaking minor illness clinics or undertaking physical examinations skills will also help you with this course.
The summative assignment consist of x10 prescribed scenarios’ which will demonstrate:
Demonstrate critically discussion and appraisal of the evidence base for the skills necessary to assess patients with a range of undifferentiated problems leading to diagnosis or referral.
Demonstrate critical awareness of pharmacological issues relevant to the management of minor conditions, whilst the verifying the level of evidence to support discussion
The summative Clinical Learning Outcomes will be demonstrated by completing 5 work books in clinical practice with your practice assessor.
To assess, plan, provide and evaluate specialist clinical nursing care to meet the care needs of individuals and groups in the practice population
Discuss the evidence base for the skills necessary to assess and develop treatment options for a patient with a range of undifferentiated problems
Demonstrate an awareness of pharmacological issues relevant to the management of minor illness conditions.
Formative authentic scenario will be completed in class
You will have an allocated personal tutor.
You will need to arrange a Medical Mentor and an advanced nurse practitioner to over see you clinically during the course and for them to sign you off as competent too.