Level 3 – Unexplained Injuries

This micro skills course will consider the management of an unexplained injury in a child, where there is disagreement between professionals. Health professionals involved directly in these cases may include A&E medical and nursing staff, paediatricians, orthopaedic surgeons, surgeons and anaesthetists, paediatric intensivists, paediatric radiologists and forensic odontologists with essential contributions from the primary health care team – health visitor, school nurse and general practitioner.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of General Practitioners

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Supervise the child protection work of junior colleagues or trainees;
  3. Access and appraise relevant information on the child and family from other sources, including Children€™s Social Care;
  4. Describe what actions to take when there appears to be an insufficient response from other organisations or agencies;
  5. Access and appraise published evidence to support your decision making in cases of physical abuse;
  6. Present your concerns clearly (both verbally and in writing) in different multi-agency settings

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.