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Intensive Care Core Skills CPPD

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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 2

JAN: Tuesday 7 and 21 January 2020
FEB: Tuesday 4 and 18 February 2020
MAR: Tuesday 3, 16, 17 and 18 March 2020

Module Submission Date: 20 April 2020

Term 3

MAY: Tuesday 5 and 19 May 2020
JUN: Tuesday 2, 16 and 30 June 2020
JUL: Monday 13, 14 and 15 July 2020

Module Submission Date: 7 September 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

Module leaders

  • Anne Mcleod

    Anne is a Senior Lecturer in Critical Care specialising in critical care nursing, in particular neurosciences and intensive care nursing. She joined City University in 2003 having previously worked in a variety of specialist neuroscience and ITU clinical settings.

    Anne undertook her training at St Bartholomew's School of Nursing and ...