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
LEVEL:Short Course / CPD
STUDY MODE: None
DELIVERY METHOD: Campus
COURSE LENGTH: Eight x Five hour sessions. Supported by E-Learn.
SCHOOL: School of Nursing
PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College
START DATE: October 2020
Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content.
This is a module which has been developed for nurses who wish to enhance their acute patient assessment and monitoring skills in the intensive care setting. The module is patient focussed and explores the underpinning evidence base for assessment and monitoring techniques utilised to prioritise patient care delivery, whilst supporting normal and abnormal physiology; treatment and nursing interventions.
Students may study this module on its own for continuing professional development purposes, or for the award of either the Advanced Certificate Critical Care, Graduate Certificate Critical Care Nursing or BSc (Hons) Professional Practice.
All students are encouraged to develop and maintain a portfolio of learning and achievement.
The portfolio is not assessed but supports personal development planning, development of reflective practice and career enhancement activity.
1,000 word assignment,
3x in-class examinations
Core dimensions 1-5
Health and wellbeing 2,6,7,8
Information and knowledge 1-3
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)
For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel. 01772 893836 or 01772 893839