This Learning & Development Specialist Course is run by North Bristol NHS Trust in partnership with the University of the West of England and is a 40 credit Level 3 / Level M module for Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Dietitians, Psychologists, Counsellors, Theatre staff and other professions allied to medicine working in a Burn Care or relevant practice setting.
Face-to-face days are interspersed with self-directed online study covering a wide range of topics within burn care. The assessment is in two components comprising a presentation and critically reflective online Blog.
On successful completion the 40 credits can be used towards a Degree or Masters programme. Contact dates: 11/10, 18/10, 01/11, 08/11, 29/11, 05/12, 07/02. Assignment (attendance required): 07/02/2019
Closing date for applications: Monday 1st October 2018
Queen Mary University of London are offering a 1 year Post Graduate Certificate and a 2 year Master of Science in Burn Care. These courses are suited for all members of the burns multidisciplinary team and are delivered on a distance learning basis to suit full-time professionals in the field.
For more information contact Amanda Gaddes via email@example.com
This part-time burns and plastic surgery course is aimed at paediatric or adult nurses and allied health professionals working in burns or plastic surgery.
The following modules can be taken as standalone modules or as part of a level 6 or level 7 award.
- Physiological and Psychological Principles of Plastic Surgery and Burn Care – 04/10/2018, 05/10/2018, 19/10/2018, 02/11/2018 (online study day), 15/11/2018, 16/11/2018
- Caring for Patients with a Burn Injury 29/11/2018, 30/11/2018, 14/12/2018, 11/01/2019 (online study day), 17/01/2019, 18/01/2019
- Caring for Patients Undergoing Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 31/01/2019, 01/02/2019, 15/02/2019, 01/03/2019 (online study day), 14/03/2019, 15/03/2019
The Principles & Practice of Burns Care Unit will be commencing Thursday 17th January 2019 at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL.
The deadline for applications is Thursday 13th December 2018, we urge you to submit your application ASAP as there are limited spaces available.
- Download Application Form
- Download Outline of Supporting Evidence for your Application
- Download the Information Leaflets for each Unit
In order to complete the clinical competencies for this unit it may be necessary for you to undertake a MINIMUM 3 week placement on a specific Burns Unit (not ICU). This can be undertaken either as a block placement or 1 week at a time, totalling 3 weeks, but not ad hoc days. This is a mandatory requirement for all non-burns unit based staff.
You have the option to undertake the unit as attendance only, whereby you attend all the teaching sessions but are not required to undertake the assessed academic components of the unit or the clinical placement. The cost for attendance only is £150 within the Northern Burn Care Operational Delivery Network or £300 for all other applicants. (Please note – you do not have to complete the Supporting Evidence for this option).
Please note for students who secure free places there will be a £150 admin fee if you fail to complete the unit.
If your Trust is not based within the Northern Burn Care Operational Delivery Network the course costs for undertaking academically will be ₤1,400 for the Principles and Practice of Burns Care Unit and ₤700 for the Elective Units. If you outside the NHS in private practice please contact the Burns Course Administrator for costs.
For Overseas students only
You would need to sort out your travel and accommodation arrangements and any visas you may require. Also in order to undertake the placement you would need to register with the NMC.
I enclose the link https://ireg.nmc-uk.org/ for registration and some information on the process. http://www.nmc.org.uk/registration/joining-the-register/trained-outside-the-eueea/
Please could you email your completed and signed application to Manchesterburnscourse@uhsm.nhs.uk or if you prefer via recorded delivery to FAO: Burns Course Administrator, Burns Centre, Ground Floor, Acute Block, Wythenshawe Hospital, Southmoor Road, M23 9LT.