Assessment of the Patient with Severe Facial Trauma

This micro skills course will describe how to assess a patient with severe facial trauma, explain how to use the Glasgow Coma score to assess the patient’s level of consciousness and describe how to recognise risks to the patient’s airway.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons

What will I learn?

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  1. Describe a logical approach to assessment of a patient with severe facial trauma;
  2. Explain how to use the Glasgow Coma score;
  3. Describe the risks to the airway in a patient with severe facial trauma and how to recognise them

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.