Safe and effective transfer of patients, NU3081 Short Course

Safe and effective transfer of patients, NU3081 Short Course

At UCLan, our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field. You have the opportunity to study individual modules in subject areas that interest you. You can select from a comprehensive and contemporary range of modules that fit your personal development and career plans; either on an individual basis or combined in a planned programme to eventually achieve a degree.

Entry and Admissions

AWARD TYPE: Short Course

STUDY MODE: Part time


COURSE LENGTH: 8 days in the classroom on alternate weeks (20 credits at level 6) Supported by E-Learn

SCHOOL: School of Sport and Health Sciences

PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College

CAMPUS: Preston

START DATE: Next cohort: September 2020

Entry Requirements:

Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content

Course Content

This course covers the principles of assessment and transfer. It contains specific information on patients with neurological problems, burns, children, neonates, pregnant women and those with mental health issues. The principles of rhythm recognition, invasive monitoring, respiratory support, and multiple infusions will be covered. The course includes sessions within the skills laboratories practicing inter and intra hospital transport.

The course is aimed at those involved in transporting patients and would be valuable for staff working in emergency departments, theatre, the wards and critical care departments.

Learning Environment & Assessment

One 30 minute OSCE, followed by a 15 minute oral viva

Learning outcome & aims

To enable the health care practitioner to assist in the safe preparation and transfer of patients within and between healthcare facilities, in order to optimize outcome.

Fees & Funding

For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.

£765 per 20 credits

How to Apply

Post-registration Recruitment
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel. 01772 893836 or 01772 893839

Contact Details:

Course information: Lisa Broadley, Lecturer, 01772 895190,

Module information: Simon Dykes, Senior Lecturer, 01772 895556,

About UCLan

Post-registration Recruitment

Faculty of Health & Wellbeing

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 89 3836 / 3839