Assessment and monitoring of critical care patients, NU3172 Short Course

Assessment and monitoring of critical care patients, NU3172  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

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

CAMPUS: Preston

START DATE: October 2020

Entry Requirements:

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

Course 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.

Learning Environment & Assessment

Clinical competencies,
1,000 word assignment,
3x in-class examinations

Learning outcome & aims

KSF map:

Core dimensions 1-5

Health and wellbeing 2,6,7,8

Information and knowledge 1-3

General 1-2

Fees & Funding

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.

How to Apply

Post-registration Recruitment
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel. 01772 893836 or 01772 893839
Email: healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk

For further information

Module information: Alison Eddleston, Module Leader, 01772 893615 aeddleston1@uclan.ac.uk
Course information: Lisa Broadley, Lecturer, 01772 895190, lkbroadley@uclan.ac.uk

 

About UCLan

Post-registration Recruitment

Faculty of Health & Wellbeing

University of Central Lancashire,
Preston,
PR1 2HE
United Kingdom

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

Email: healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk