Our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field.
Neurologic emergencies may be potentially life-threatening therefore the practitioner must be able to recognise such emergencies and take appropriate actions.
The aim of this module is to focus on enhancing specialist knowledge and skills to develop competency in caring for patients with neurologic emergencies.
Duration: January - May (9 module weeks)
Module code: NU3803
Start Date: January
All applicants must:
- Be registered health professionals
- Be currently working in an acute neuro-surgical ward, acute neuro-medical ward, neuro-rehabilitation setting or critical care with exposure to neuro patients
- Have studied to level 6 before
- Have six months of work experience in an acute neuro-surgical ward, acute neuro-medical ward, neuro-rehabilitation setting or critical care with exposure to neuro patients
- Be qualified for at least 2 years
- Have the support of their manager in practice
- Be able to demonstrate engagement throughout studies to the course leader
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 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…