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.
AWARD TYPE: Short Course
STUDY MODE: Part time
DELIVERY METHOD: Campus
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
START DATE: Next cohort: September 2020
Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module 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.
One 30 minute OSCE, followed by a 15 minute oral viva
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.
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)
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel. 01772 893836 or 01772 893839
Course information: Lisa Broadley, Lecturer, 01772 895190, firstname.lastname@example.org
Module information: Simon Dykes, Senior Lecturer, 01772 895556, email@example.com