Musculo-Skeletal Trauma (SNM2121/SNM3101)
For full details about this Continuing Professional Development Unit please see below:
Who is it for?
This unit is suitable for health care practitioners working in environments that provide care for patients having sustained trauma to the muscle-skeletal system.
Overview of content:
What is it about?
This unit is about the different types of injury that can be sustained to the neuro-musculo-skeletal system and the patho-physiology that may be associated with these. It also examines the different forms of assessment and resuscitation that may be required in the emergency care environment.
How does it enhance practice?
This unit enhances practice by educating the practitioner of physical and psycho-social consequences of trauma and providing them with the necessary knowledge to make the required assessments and deliver safe and effective care.
Overview of content:
Upper/lower limb injuries; Uncomplicated pelvic injuries; Wound care; Osteomyelitis; Orthopaedic emergencies; Neurovascular injury; Spinal injury; Consent/ethics of health care; Anatomy and physiology; X-ray interpretation; Fractures and bone healing.
Mode of Assessment:
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) Examination
Links to Professional/Academic Award:
BMedSci (Hons) Health and Social Care Studies (Acute, High Dependency and Critical Care)
Diploma in Acute and Critical Care
20 credits at level 5 and 6 (diploma/degree)
1 x study day over 10 weeks (10 in total)
University of Sheffield - Central Campus
If successful in your application for the course you will receive a confirmation email with the exact details of the location of teaching, closer to the start date.
The School of Nursing and Midwifery based at Barber House, Glossop Road, Sheffield; opposite the Royal Hallamshire Hospital however teaching may take place across the University site. Please see a map below of the Central Campus. If you have any enquiries about the location of the teaching please contact the General Enquiry Line on 0114 222 2030.
Programme Leader/Contact Name:
Tel: 0114 222 2051 Email: email@example.com