The course requires completion within 2 academic years from commencement.
School of Health Sciences
No Partner College
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Students must have a current professional registration with a relevant professional/statutory namely Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Prospective students must be working in a clinical practice area where the assessment and management of Level 3 critical care patients takes place.
They are required to be supported by their designated line manager. Be able to satisfy the Course Leader that they are competent to pursue the course programme.
To read about the course in more depth, please download the course handbook: 2017/18.
For information on possible changes to course information, see our Important Information.
Respiratory support & management
Management of patient care requiring respiratory support.
Invasive and non-invasive respiratory support.
Renal replacement therapies and support
Management of patient care requiring renal support.
Sepsis and cardiovascular support
Management of patient care requiring cardiovascular support.
Inotropic therapy, invasive and non-invasive cardiac output monitoring.
Management of patient care requiring nutritional support
Patient and family centred care
Critical care environmental issues.
Post critical care follow up and rehabilitation.
Organisational considerations in critical care
Intensive care national audit and research centre (ICNARC).
Critical Care Networks.
Multi professional team working and skills
Leadership and organisational management
Ethical and legal issues in critical care
Consent and Mental Capacity.
End of life care.
Withdrawal of treatment.
Organ and tissue donation.
Advanced directives; living wills, do not resuscitate (DNR) orders.
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£880 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)
For 2017/18 fees please refer to our fees page.