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Intensive Care Core Skills CPPD

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Course overview

The purpose of this module is to enable you to progress in becoming a proficient practitioner within the specialism of intensive care. This will allow you to develop the knowledge and skills to enable you participate in effective decision making and to be able to rationalise your care provision.


Term 1

SEP: Tuesday 11 September, 25 September 2018
OCT: Tuesday 9 October,  23 October 2018
NOV: Tuesday 6 November, 19 November, 20 November, 21 November

Module Submission Date: 8 January 2019

Term 2

JAN: Tuesday 8 January, 22 January 2019
FEB: Tuesday 5 February, 19 February 2019
MARCH: Tuesday 5 March, 18 March, 19 March, 20 March 2019

Module Submission Date: 22 April 2019

Term 3

MAY: Tuesday 7 May, 21 May 2019
JUN: Tuesday 4 June, 18 June 2019
JUL: Tuesday 2 July, 15 July, 16 July, 17 July 2019

Module Submission Date: 9 September 2019

Course outcomes

Course outcomes

This module focuses on the core care requirements of the patient requiring advanced respiratory support. Ethics and psychosocial needs will be considered along with the impact of critical illness.

Eligibility

Eligibility

Prerequisite knowledge

BSc (Hons) 2:1 or higher in a relevent subject. You need to have a minimium of 10- 12 months experience working in an intensive care unit and to be currently working in an intensive care unit. Manager support and a clinical mentor is required.

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.

Assessment

Assessment

You will taught through a variety of methods including lecturers, seminars, practice experience, tutorials, student directed learning and structured group work. The assessment is a viva voce and reflection.

Recommended reading

Recommended reading

McGloin, S., McLeod, A. (2010) ‘Advanced practice in critical care: A case study approach’. Wiley-Blackwell: Chichester.

Module leaders

  • Anne McLeod

    Anne undertook her training at St Bartholomew's School of Nursing and Midwifery, and since qualifying has worked in a number of specialist, tertiary referral settings in neurosciences and intensive care such as the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and Atkinson Morley's Hospital. This has allowed her to develop her clinical ...