This Spinal Injury Awareness course is aimed towards residential and community healthcare professionals working with service users suffering from any form of spinal injury or dysfunction.

Following this session attendees will have a greater understanding of care implication as a result of spinal cord injuries and potential risks. Delegates will develop knowledge on the importance of the management and care of a patient with spinal cord injury and by end of the session understand its importance.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Understand the normal spinal anatomy
  • Understand the types of spinal cord injury
  • Understand autonomic dysreflexia and the importance of prompt intervention
  • Understanding bladder management in relation to spinal cord injury including catheterisation and catheter care
  • Understanding bowel management in relation to spinal cord injury including the management and evacuation of reflex and flaccid bowel

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 2 hours

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos.


Make an enquiry

To make a booking – or for further course details – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.