Current contexts of critical care practice, NU3174 Short Course

Current contexts of critical care practice, NU3174 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: 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

CAMPUS: Preston

START DATE: Next cohort: March 2020

Entry Requirements:

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

Course 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.

Learning Environment & Assessment

Oral presentation; 1,500 word assignment

Learning outcome & aims

KSF map:

Core dimensions 1-6

Health and wellbeing 6-10

Information and knowledge 1-3

General 1,6

Fees & Funding

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

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