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Intensive Care Core Skills CPPD

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Delivery of this module will be online due to government-issued guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic and may be made available face-to-face subject to Public Health England recommendations. Please submit your application and, once reviewed by the module leader, you will receive more specific information about the online delivery of your module and assessments.

Course overview

The module focuses on areas of knowledge and understanding which underpin the nursing care required by the intensive care patient as well as respiratory compromise and respiratory support.

Assessment strategies will be explored as will ethical principles which support intensive care.

This is a 15 credit module.

Module dates

Term 1: This intake is now FULL.
SEP: Tuesday 15 September and Tuesday 29 September 2020
OCT: Tuesday 13 October and Tuesday 27 October 2020
NOV: Tuesday 10 November 2020

Term 2
JAN: Tuesday 12 January and Tuesday 26 January 2021
FEB: Tuesday 9 February  and Tuesday 23  February 2021
MAR: Tuesday 9 March, 23, 24 and Thursday 25 March 2021

Term 3

MAY: Tuesday 11 May and Tuesday 25 May 2021
JUN: Tuesday 8 June and Tuesday 22 June 2021
JUL: Tuesday 6 July, 19, 20 and Wednesday 21July 2021

VIVA dates: Monday 23, 24, 25 26 and 27 November 2020



Prerequisite knowledge

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

  • You must have at least 10 months experience of working within intensive care and be currently working in an intensive care unit.
  • Have a clinical mentor.

English requirements

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

  • IELTS: 7.0