This course will help you to develop your knowledge and skills, enabling you to look after level-3 patients with multi-organ dysfunction.
This course will allow you to critically evaluate knowledge and understanding on haemodynamics and haemodynamic compromise on different body systems. This will allow you to develop proactive decision-making skills and actively participate in clinical decision making.
In this course, we will be focusing on the cardiovascular system, acute kidney injury and intracranial hypertension. Therefore, key aspects such as sepsis, haemodynamic monitoring/ management, care requirements following cardiothoracic surgery, renal replacement and management of raised intracranial pressure will be focused on.
Who is it for?
This course is for those nurses working in Critical Care environments who would like to expand their knowledge and experience of caring for patient with complex conditions. You must have completed the APM028 module.
Jan: Tuesday 25 January 2022
Feb: Tuesday 8 and 22 February 2022
Mar: Tuesday 8 and 22 March 2022
This course is worth 15 credits, which can be taken forward onto relevant PGDip, PGCert or MSc courses.
This short course module is designed to be flexible in allowing you to study and reach your goals at your own pace. Our health CPD courses are credit-bearing modules that contribute to a University degree or award.
Transfer course credits towards degree
As a health care professional, once you've completed this course you could offset 15 credits as part of a postgraduate programme, continuing your study with further modules to make up a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) 60 credits, Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) 120 credits or Master of Science (MSc) 180 credits qualification (all credits must be awarded within five years of study commencing).