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: Part time
DELIVERY METHOD: Campus
COURSE LENGTH: 6 x 6 hour sessions. (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: March 2021
Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content
(20 credits at level 6)
This module has been developed for nurses who wish to explore the legal and ethical influences that have an impact on intensive care practice. The module covers a range of issues such as, the impact of government policy and organisational considerations, patient and family centred care, as well as end of life care issues such as breaking bad news and organ donation.
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.
Oral presentation; 1,500 word assignment
Core dimensions 1-6
Health and wellbeing 6-10
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.
£765 per 20 credits (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
Module information: Alison Eddleston, Module Leader 01772 893615 email@example.com
Course information: Lisa Broadley, Lecturer, 01772 895190, firstname.lastname@example.org