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.
Short Course / CPD
The module runs on 9 days (45 hours) between October and March.
No Partner College
Not running in 2016/17
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 -
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.
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For further information:
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