The aims of the assignment.
To develop enhanced knowledge of the principles underlying the care of patients presenting with acute illness or major trauma.
Intended Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion, you will be able to:
1. Apply an in-depth knowledge of the pathophysiology of acute illness and major trauma to the evidence-based management of the patient.
2. Critically reflection the skills of assessment in relation to patients who present with acute illness and major trauma, acknowledging the bio-psycho-social needs of the patient and their family.
3. Demonstrate a critical knowledge of communication skills in the emergency setting and the breaking of bad news.
4.Examine the relevant evidence, clinical guidelines and healthcare policy which relate to therapeutic interventions used to treat patients with acute illness and major trauma.