Short Course

Acute Cardiac Care

Level 6

Our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field.


Course overview

This module aims to enhance the practitioner’s knowledge and understanding of the care and management of patients at risk from or presenting with manifestations of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) and abnormalities of cardiac conduction. It will review the normal functioning of the cardiovascular system which will inform the exploration of abnormal pathophysiology and electrophysiology. This will support the practitioner in critically analysing the assessment and management of patients presenting with symptoms of CHD in order to enhance and develop their own practice.

Attendance: Part-time
Delivery: Campus/Blended
Campus: Preston
Duration: January - May (9 module weeks)
Module code: NU3804
Start date: January

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Academic Expertise

Headshot of Jill Dobson.
Jill Dobson
Senior Lecturer
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Jill is our course leader for the Critical Care Nursing course. Her responsibilities are predominantly in the postgraduate critical care portfolio. Research interests include end-of-life and bereavement within the acute and critical care environment.

Anne Jarvis
Senior Lecturer
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Anne is a senior lecturer teaching across a wide range of modules within the acute and critical care portfolio. She delivers neuro-anatomy, neuro-physiology and other key concepts related to the neuroscience nursing care perspective to enhance the effectiveness of care given to t…


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