This new module - part of a named two module award specifically for neurosciences - will prepare you for dealing with potential life-threatening neurologic emergencies. You'll be taught by experienced staff with a clinical knowledge base focused on neurologic emergencies, enhancing your specialist knowledge and skills to develop competency in caring for these patients.
This 20 credit level 6 module is part of the Advanced Certificate Acute and Ongoing Care (Neurosciences) or can be used as part of the BSc (Hons) Professional Practice. It may also be used for CPD purposes.
AWARD TYPE: Short Course
LEVEL:Short Course / CPD
STUDY MODE: Part time
DELIVERY METHOD: Campus
COURSE LENGTH: The module runs on 9 days (45 hours) between October and March.
SCHOOL: School of Nursing
PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College
START DATE: Next cohort: October 2020
Qualified at least 18 months and students must be working in a clinical environment relevant to the module content.
Neurologic emergencies may be potentially life threatening therefore the practitioner must be able to recognise such emergencies and take appropriate actions.
The aim of this module is to focus on enhancing specialist knowledge and skills to develop competency in caring for patients with neurologic emergencies.
Who is this module for:
You may encounter a patient with a neurologic emergency in almost any setting -
- acute environment
- neurosurgical or neuromedical or neurorehabilitation ward, or in a critical care setting
- acute stroke unit or a medical ward
- the emergency department or as a paramedic - this module is flexible enough for you to meet you needs to care for and manage patients with neurologic emergencies
Blended learning with key lectures; some e-learn activity; directed study, workbooks and student led-seminars; the teaching and learning strategy will also include in-class/ online quizzes, learning packages and reflections in and on practice. The student will maintain a portfolio of learning and development demonstrating evidence of learning, reflection and personal development.
The module will be supported by a virtual learning environment – students will engage with this to access learning materials, supporting directed reading and study, perhaps access to blogs and chat rooms. The students will be encouraged to explore the web to identify appropriate learning materials/sites in order to assist learners to access pertinent information for their practice.This module is assessed by a 4000 word portfolio - patchwork text assessment.
For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.
£880 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)
NHS Contracts Unit
Faculty of Health & Wellbeing
University of Central Lancashire
For further information:
Module information: Sarla Gandhi, Senior Lecturer, 01772 893623 email@example.com
Course information: Lisa Broadley, Lecturer, 01772 895190, firstname.lastname@example.org