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Minor Injury and Illness Management
Our Postgraduate Certificate in Minor Injury and Illness Management is for UK registered healthcare professionals. The course allows you to achieve professional development and gain experience in preparation for practice:
- as an Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP)
- within minor injury or illness focused care within urgent or acute care.
You will cover a range of minor injury and illness conditions across the age spectrum, delivering the best outcome of care for the patient and their family. You will critically analyse the assessment, diagnosis management and treatment of patients. And you will develop your:
- skills and understanding of assessment
- planning, delivery and evaluation of care.
We place importance on your experience within the educational process, from both a personal and professional perspective.
Relevant national and international research and evidence based literature informs course content. This helps you expand the breadth of your studies and develop a depth of critical analysis and evaluation of practice.
How to apply
Apply through our Moodle Portal.
Applications are dealt with on a first come, first served basis, so please act early to avoid disappointment.
If you only wish to take one module as a stand alone module (rather than as part of the PGCert), then you can apply to be a postgraduate associate student.
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Questions about fees?
Fees quoted are for the first year only. If you are studying a course that lasts longer than one year your fees will increase each year.
Financial support and scholarships
For general sources of financial support, see funding for Postgraduate students from the UK and EU
Learning and assessment
You will study two compulsory modules on this postgraduate certificate. This consists of:
- one single module (20 credits at Level seven)
- one double module (40 credits at Level seven).
On completing the course successfully, you will be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Minor Injury and Illness Management with 60 CATS credits at Level seven.
After you graduate
Students who have completed similar health and life sciences postgraduate certificates have been employed within the relevant speciality both locally and nationally.This course enables practitioners to work through the Agenda for Change grading bands to gain career progression and positions such as Emergency Nurse Practitioners/Advanced Paramedic Practitioners, Advanced Care Practitioners in an Emergency Department or Practitioners in urgent or acute care specialities.
Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.