Spinal Injury Awareness

This course has been built for learners who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of individuals who have experienced a spinal injury.

Duration: 3.5 hours

Course Content

  • The spine
  • The spinal cord
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Disc injuries
  • Conditions
  • Complete and incomplete injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Complications
  • Common causes
  • First aid for suspected spinal injuries
  • Statistics
  • Treatment
  • Ongoing care
  • Emotional support & person centred care

Assessment Method: Ongoing trainer observation.

Jude TurnerSpinal Injury Awareness