Assessment of Patients with Minor Injuries


Are you a health professional looking to expand your knowledge on the assessment of children and adults with minor injuries? Join the experts at Staffordshire University and get the latest tools you need to make informed decisions in clinical environments.

With us, you’ll explore the principles of clinical and musculoskeletal assessment, alongside the underlying physiology associated with adults and children with minor injuries, allowing you to make informed and professional decisions in the workplace. You will be able to focus on specific areas of clinical assessment, including the examination and assessment of upper and lower limb injuries, wounds, burns, eye injuries and minor head injuries.

This module will be tailored to your own professional needs, taking into consideration your current clinical roles, keeping you up to date with aspects of professional accountability, guidelines and protocols, legal and ethical issues, appropriate documentation, competence, and patient group directions.

Delivery method

Scheduled Learning and teaching activities (40 hours) - lectures, skills practice, assignment tutorials, group work, problem-based learning.

Guided Independent Study (110 hours) 35 hours reading, study and blackboard, 35 hours assignment preparation.

Academic credits
Delivery method
On campus
Every Monday for 8 weeks from 09.30 -15.30
Centre for Health Innovation Stafford

Every Monday for 8 weeks 

Start date

Monday 8th April 2024

Health, Science and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

A qualified and registered healthcare professional. Students must be clinically based (with appropriate liability insurance provision, in employment, or have an honorary contract) and have the written support of their manager who will support the student to achieve protected time for classroom-based learning. 




Sarah Postles

Senior Lecturer

I am a Lecturer in Paramedic Science with an interest in Advanced Practice and the evolving role of the Paramedic in the wider health service.

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