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Muscular skeletal Diploma 

This 3 day accredited course carries 21 CDP points and carries competencies for practice.  It covers the common presentations of muscular or skeletal problems in Primary Care.

DATES
April 2020 -Tuesday 21st/Wednesday 22nd/ Tuesday 28th

Price – £365

Includes:-
• Anatomy and physiology of the Muscular Skeletal System
• Physical Examination of the patient presenting with an MSK problem
• History taking, diagnosis and management of adults presenting with cDayommon MSK conditions.
• Red Flags in MSK
• Appropriate referral for further investigations – MRI/USS/X ray
• Documentation

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course Healthcare professionals will be able to;
• Gain skills in order to structure and manage a consultation in the GP practice and Minor Illness setting for patients presenting with MSK problems.
• To understand the importance of detecting Red Flags and safeguarding issues.
• Discuss Evidence Based Guidelines for managing patients who present with MSK conditions.
• Learn skills in order to reach a working diagnosis.
• Revise the anatomy and physiology of the Muscular Skeletal System.
• Gain or revise skills in physical assessment of the MSK system.
• Show how they assess, diagnose and manage adults presenting with common MSK problems.
• Explore basic knowledge of common MSK conditions in the adult patient, the causes and management.

 

Adult and Paediatric Minor Illness Diploma

Suitable for all Health Care Professionals
This 3-day accredited course carries 14 hours distance learning – including competencies, portfolio, 2 case studies and 33 CPD points.

Dates -September 2020, Monday 7th/ Tuesday 8th/ Tuesday 15th

Price – £595

Course includes:-
• Physical assessment of the patient presenting with a minor illness.
• Assessment, diagnosis and management of adults and children presenting with a minor illness.
• The sick Child.
• Sepsis- identification and management.
• Red flags.

Learning outcomes
At the end of the course Healthcare professionals will be able to :-
• Gain skills in order to structure and manage a consultation in the GP practice and Minor Illness setting.
• Achieve the knowledge and confidence to take a comprehensive and relevant history from the patient/carer/parent and child.
• To understand the importance of detecting NAI and safeguarding issues.
• Discuss Evidence Based Guidelines for managing patients who present with a minor illness.
• Identify and manage red flags.
• Learn skills in order to reach a working diagnosis.
• Gain or revise skills in physical assessment and the different techniques between adult and child examination.
• Show how they assess, diagnose and manage children presenting with common minor illness.
• Gain an overview of common problems in the child under 1 so that they know who and when to refer the child.
• To enable the clinician to assess and manage a sick child safely and competently and know when to refer if necessary.
• Explore basic knowledge of common minor illnesses in the adult patient, the causes and management.