AdvCert

Acute & Ongoing Care (Cardiac, Neuroscience or Renal)

Duration
1 Year
Start
September 2024
Delivery
Campus Taught

Some clients require more complex care because, in addition to sudden emergencies or worsened conditions, they also have an underlying health issue causing the acute problem. This could be kidney, heart, lung, brain, or chest-related conditions.

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Modules

Course delivery

Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus aside from a small amount of online teaching where we have learnt it works best.

80%Face-to-face
20%Online

Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

Course overview

The aim of this course is to critically explore and analyse the acute and specialist on-going care provided for patients being cared for in either Cardiac, Renal or Neuroscience care environments.

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Academic expertise

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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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.

Fees and funding

2024/25
UK
Part-time£975 per 20 credits

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

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