Principles of Trauma Resuscitation MED5582
- Academic Session: 2021-22
- School: School of Medicine Dentistry and Nursing
- Credits: 20
- Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
- Typically Offered: Semester 2
- Available to Visiting Students: No
- Available to Erasmus Students: No
- Taught Wholly by Distance Learning: Yes
This course will provide students with basic knowledge of the principles of trauma resuscitation in the initial phases of care.
A variety of teaching methods will be scheduled during the week including lectures and seminars.
Requirements of Entry
1. Multiple Choice Questions (70%)
2. Oral presentation (20%)
3. Forum posts on case-based discussions (10%)
This course will enable the student to evaluate and apply current principles of trauma resuscitation in the clinical setting. They will develop an understanding of how to enhance their current systems of trauma delivery and introduce current evidence based practice.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
1. Review of current principles of trauma care with underpinning knowledge and identifying technical skills required to deliver care.
2. Critically review, consolidate and extend knowledge in relation to phases of trauma resuscitation, clinical roles and strategies to optimise care.
3. Critically appraise the application of current trauma principles within the clinical setting.
4. Identify key priorities for development of their own current trauma system in line with current best practice.
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.