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Embark on a rewarding journey with our Postgraduate Certificate in Minor Injury and Illness Management - PgCert. Tailored for UK registered healthcare professionals, this programme equips you with the skills and experience needed to excel as an Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP) in minor injury or illness care settings. Delve into a comprehensive curriculum covering a spectrum of conditions across all ages, honing your abilities in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. Through a blend of online activities, face-to-face seminars, and clinical skills training, you will enhance your knowledge and understanding of patient care. The course comprises two modules focusing on advanced history taking, assessment, and managing minor injuries and illnesses. With a strong emphasis on evidence-based practice and student-centred learning, you will graduate with a Postgraduate Certificate and 60 CATS credits at Level 7. Join us if you hold a UK or overseas degree, professional registration, and a minimum of 3 years post-registration experience in a relevant care environment. Elevate your career and make a difference in healthcare with our esteemed programme.

About the course

Our Postgraduate Certificate in Minor Injury and Illness Management is for UK registered healthcare professionals. The course allows you to achieve professional development and gain experience in preparation for practice:

  • as an Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP)
  • within minor injury or illness focused care within urgent or acute care.

You will cover a range of minor injury and illness conditions across the age spectrum, delivering the best outcome of care for the patient and their family. You will critically analyse the assessment, diagnosis management and treatment of patients. And you will develop your:

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Entry Requirements

UK or overseas degree from a recognised institution or equivalent professional or other qualification.
Students must hold professional registration with the relevant Nursing or Allied Health Professional Body/Council in the UK.
Students will have a minimum of 3 years post-registration experience in a relevant care environment.
Employed in a role that will support development of Clinical Skills during the programme
Be working in a relevant clinical environment in which they can achieve the clinical skills required.
Have access to an appropriate practice supervisor within that area
Support of their line manager.



Fees

CPD Home (UK) part time - £3,240

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