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.
On completion, the applicant will gain a 20 credit Master L7 qualification in the management of minor illness for Primary care. This can be part of a stand-alone individual module or part of the following:
If you are working in one of the following fields, this course would be a great option for you to further develop your career:
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Common Minor illness presentation of:
The course team has 3 highly experience Out of Hours Advanced Nurse Practitioners who deliver relevant authentic lectures based upon their experience in using the evidence base to deliver care. It also consists of a pharmacist prescriber and a minor injuries Accident and Emergency nurse.
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 x5 prescribed scenarios’ which will demonstrate:
The summative Clinical Learning Outcomes will be demonstrated by completing 5 workbooks in clinical practice with your practice assessor.
You will have an allocated personal tutor to support you throughout your study.
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.