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Acute and High Dependency Care Core Skills CPPD

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Course overview

The purpose of this module is to develop your core knowledge and practice in high dependency nursing care.

This module is specifically for specialist practitioners and allied healthcare professionals who regularly care for patients meeting Level 2 care criteria as defined by the Department of Health (2000).

You will be encouraged throughout the module to link core theory with your current practice and explore the evidence base for care.

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This is a Nursing Studies top-up degree programme module. If you wish to complete a top-up degree, please apply directly on the Nursing Studies programme webpage. If you would still like to complete this module as a CPPD student but would like to complete a top-up degree at a later date, please note that you will only be able to transfer a maximum of 30 credits which have been awarded within 5 years prior to the start date of the programme (top-up degree). For any further information regarding top-up degrees please contact pghealth@city.ac.uk

Module dates

Dates: TBC

This module is not running again in the current academic year. New dates will be available in August of 2019. Please register your interest to be contacted.

Eligibility

Eligibility

Prerequisite knowledge

Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

  • You must be a qualified nurse or midwife either in the UK or overseas.

The module requires you to be:

  • In clinical placement
  • Currently working in an area with level two patients

Please Note: After completion of this module please submit an application for the NM3225 - Acute and High Dependancy Care Specialist Role Development module.

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014

Module leaders

  • Rachel Grant

    Rachel is a lecturer specialising in critical care nursing who first joined City University in 2000 as a cardiac lecturer practitioner linking with Barts and The London hospitals. She became a full time lecturer in critical care nursing in 2004.

    Rachel initially qualified as a registered general nurse and started ...