You will be taught through a variety of methods including lectures, seminars, skill stations, tutorials, student – directed learning and structured group work. You will be taught by neuro intensivist and experts in neuro critical care.
The assessment is a reflective essay and a competency book.
You will be required to develop a 2500 word easy based on a patient who has a neuroscience condition requiring level 3 critical care in which you will critically evaluate and appraise the evidence based for an aspect of care. You must also synthesise how your learning can influence and develop practice within your clinical area.
Clinical Competency book
You will be assessed on a range of clinical competencies within the Neurological Speciality Competencies designed by National Competency Framework for Registered Nurses in Critical Care, which will incorporate assessment of relevant knowledge and skills. You will be assessed by an experienced critical care practitioner, within a definitive care setting, whilst caring for the critically ill neurological patient.
This course is worth 15 credits toward eligible programmes.