Foundations of Orthopaedics (SNM2122/SNM3102)
For full details about this Continuing Professional Development Unit please see below:
Who is it for?
This module is suitable for health care professionals that care for orthopaedics patients who are treated conservatively or are undergoing elective or emergency surgery.
Overview of content:
What is it about?
This unit is about the normal anatomy and physiology of the neuro-musculo-skeletal system and the general principles of orthopaedic treatment relation to traction, splintage and external fixation.
How does it enhance practice?
This unit enhances practice by providing the practitioner with underpinning knowledge of principles of care and the principles of anatomy and physiology required to understand and teach practice in the orthopaedic environment.
Mode of Assessment:
Assignment and clinical competencies where the student will use appropriate evidence to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the care required for a patient undergoing an orthopaedic treatment (s)
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)
Start Dates: 14.01.14
Attendance Dates: 14.01.14, 21.01.14, 28.01.14, 04.02.14, 11.02.14, 18.02.14, 25.02.14, 04.03.14, 11.03.14, 18.03.14
University of Sheffield - Central Campus
If successful in your application for the course you will receive an confirmation email with the exact details of the location of teaching, closer to the start date.
The School of Nursing and Midwifery is 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; Barber House is number 92 (it has not yet been updated on the key). 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: firstname.lastname@example.org