This course is ideal for medically qualified staff (nurses, doctors and paramedics) seeking to pursue a focus on trauma care both in and out of the hospital. The course will explore the pathophysiology, primary injuries and secondary injuries involved in trauma. It will also teach the management of such injuries to minimise sequelae from secondary traumatic injuries. The course will also identify sensitive and specific tools and signs of injury to help identify time critical cases.
‘The Trauma workshop is designed to produce a more resilient, effective and efficient approach in acutely injured and unwell patients. The focused patient assessment and stepwise approach enables the optimal treatment to the critical patient in the shortest time frame.’
Accreditation will be offered through the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. We estimate 12 hours of CPD will be awarded for the complete course.