AR68 Understanding head injuries
This course goes beyond the basics and looks at head injury in more depth. Learn what happens when a head injury occurs; gain a better understanding as to causes and forms of head injuries and reasons behind clinical features of raised intercranial pressure.
Understanding head wounds can make a vital contribution to saving a patients life. This head injuries course develops important skills for all first contact practitioners.
Who should attend?
Minor injury/walk in centre nurses
All course material, certificate of attendance and evaluations are included.
Completion of this course is not a guarantee of competency. Support and practice in the workplace with an experienced facilitator is required to attain competence level.
|Course duration||Course CPD||In-house Course|
|1 day(s)||7 hour(s)||POA|
Aims / objectives
- By the end of the course, plus directed home study and a guided experience of patients, the student will be able to:
- Apply essential aspects of neurological anatomy.
- Discuss the causes and forms of head injury
- Demonstrate a base knowledge of neurological examination.
- Understand the reasons behind the clinical features of RICP.
- Specific class requests
- Applied neuro anatomy
- Forms of injury
- Intra cranial pressure
- An introduction to patient examination
- Clinical features
- Guide to further study