This course focuses on specific areas of knowledge and understanding that underpin essential care for the acutely unwell, deteriorating patient. These patients typically have renal, respiratory, or cardiac failure, shock or sepsis and may need higher levels of support such as non-invasive ventilation.
The purpose of this course is to advance knowledge and skills specific to your clinical area and facilitate informed decision-making. You will develop skills in physical assessment and are expected to develop a critically reflective approach to the care of the deteriorating patient.
Who is it for?
For a range of health care professionals who have successfully studied at degree level. Participants must be a qualified nurse or midwife either in the UK or overseas, and have recent evidence of study at degree level.
You will be currently working in an acute and high-dependency clinical area and want to advance your clinical practice within your specific patient/cilent field.
Oct: Wednesday 5 and 19 October 2022
Nov: Wednesday 2, 16 and 30 November 2022
This is a 15-credit CPD course and can be taken as a stand-alone course or as part of an Advanced Practice Masters Programme.
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).
This course is worth 15 credits toward eligible programmes.