Critical Care Nursing

1 Year
September 2023
Campus Taught

Our Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing provides flexibility for the future provision of critical care nurse education. The course integrates the National Standards for Critical Care Nurse Education and the National Competency Framework for Critical Care Nurses.


Course aims

  • To enable critical care nurses from clinical environments relevant to the outcome award to explore and extend their understanding and application of the knowledge that informs competent clinical practice.
  • To facilitate critical care nurses to reflect on their own experiences, challenge assumptions and consider alternative courses of action to support the development of high-quality critical care services.
  • To support the exploration of the drivers that influence and shape contemporary professional practice in health and social care organisations.

Module overview

Academic expertise


This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

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