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Professional Development
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Principles of Critical Care


Courses

Please select the level of study you wish to apply for. Level M indicates that you wish to study at Masters level, and Levels 1-3 indicate that you wish to study at Degree (Undergraduate) level.

Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZWR1B-20-3

Level

3

Fees

22-23 Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Assessed

22-23 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Unassessed

Course Dates

Select course date below to see all attendance days and to apply.
If no course dates are shown below this could be due to high demand or no availability. If your course is being funded by your employer and they have bought places in advance you will need to contact them to be given the links to apply.

Course Dates

Course Information : CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 30/08/22. If the closing date has passed please contact us for availability. PLEASE NOTE: once your application status is showing as registered, it will take up to 5 working days for your login details for MyUWE to be issued by email. Please only contact us if you have not received after this time. Submission Date: Assessment TBC by module leader Please ensure that you discuss your undertaking this module with your manager to ensure you have support whilst undertaking this module. The following link will take you to the UWE study skills page which has a wealth of information to help you with your studying - http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/students/studysupport/studyskills/preparingforstudy.aspx This course will be taught ONLINE.

Venue

CPD DISTANCE LEARNING (HAS)

Attendance days for the course

Tuesday - 13 September 2022ONLINE09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday - 27 September 2022ONLINE09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday - 01 November 2022ONLINE09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday - 08 November 2022ONLINE09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday - 22 November 2022ONLINE09:00 - 16:30
Course Dates

Course Information : CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 6TH DECEMBER 2021 If the closing date has passed please contact us for availability. PLEASE NOTE: once your application status is showing as registered, it will take up to 5 working days for your login details for MyUWE to be issued by email. Please only contact us if you have not received after this time. Submission Date: Assessment Submission Date 03/05/2022. Please ensure that you discuss your undertaking this module with your manager to ensure you have support whilst undertaking this module. The following link will take you to the UWE study skills page which has a wealth of information to help you with your studying - http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/students/studysupport/studyskills/preparingforstudy.aspx Due to the pandemic this course will be taught ONLINE and all dates will stay as contact days until the Course Lead advises otherwise.

Venue

CPD DISTANCE LEARNING (HAS)

Attendance days for the course

Tuesday - 17 January 2023ONLINE09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday - 31 January 2023ONLINE09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday - 14 February 2023ONLINE09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday - 14 March 2023ONLINE09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday - 21 March 2023ONLINE09:00 - 16:30

Applications

University

Assessment

Level 3

Formative asessment

You will be given opportunities to test their knowledge and understanding in several interactive quizzes and activities, with feedback throughout the module.

Summative assessment

A 3,000 word patchwork case study essay.

Masters level

Formative assessment

You will be given opportunities to test your knowledge and understanding in several interactive quizzes and activities, with feedback throughout the module.

Summative assessment

A 3,000 word patchwork case study essay.

Careers/further study

The Level 3 module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

Content

Assessment, management and delivery of care for the following critical care patients (dependency level 2 or 3)

  • Patients with respiratory dysfunction
  • Patients with cardiovascular dysfunction
  • Patients with gastrointestinal dysfunction
  • Patients at risk of or in systemic inflammatory response syndrome/Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome
  • Patients with neurological dysfunction
  • Patients with renal/fluid balance dysfunction
  • Patients with endocrine dysfunction

Evidence based practice

  • Tools for searching and selecting evidence from a range of sources

Organisational/political influences on care

  • Current initiatives which impact on practice
  • Ethical frameworks within critical care
  • Organisational changes and new ways of working

Course Director

Nicholas Smith

Introduction

This module is aimed at the healthcare worker working in critical care wishing to gain theoretical knowledge to bridge the theory/practice gap.

On successful completion of the level 3 module (UZWR1B-20-3), you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of physiological and pathological processes within critical illness.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Pharmacological management of critical illness.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the therapeutic principles of critical illness, and apply to the needs of level 2 or 3 critical care patients.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of psychosocial, cultural, ethical and spiritual needs of patients and their families in critical care areas.
  • Analyse the impact of evidence, beliefs and values that contribute to clinical ethical and organisational decision making processes in critical care practice.
  • Evaluate and apply current research findings, and challenge established critical care practice in order to promote care that is evidence based.
  • Analyse and evaluate the effects of local and national, political, legal and economic decisions on critical care practice.

On successful completion of the Masters level module (UZWR1C-20-M), you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and understanding of physiological and pathological processes within critical illness.
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and comprehension of the Pharmacological management of critical illness.
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the therapeutic principles of critical illness, and apply to the needs of level 2 or 3 critically ill patients.
  • Critically evaluate and analyse complex and conflicting evidence, beliefs and values that contribute to clinical, ethical and organisational decision making processes in critical care practice.
  • Synthesise current research information relevant to practice, demonstrating creativity and innovation, utilising knowledge or processes from the forefront of the relevant discipline/practice.
  • Critically analyse the psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and ethical issues associated in caring for the critically ill and their carers.
  • Critically review the wider policy implications and impact on practice arising from NHS reforms and professional bodies.

Learning and Teaching

A variety of approaches will be used which will include:

  • technology enhanced learning
  • workshops and masterclasses
  • lectures and seminars
  • enquiry based learning
  • case based learning.

This module is delivered completely online using a variety of learning methods, combining online face-to-face days and self-directed learning based on supplied online material.

Study facilities

Explore the fantastic facilities at UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus on this short YouTube clip.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 3 or Masters level module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


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Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZWR1C-20-M

Level

M

Fees

22-23 Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Assessed

22-23 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Unassessed

Course Dates

Select course date below to see all attendance days and to apply.
If no course dates are shown below this could be due to high demand or no availability. If your course is being funded by your employer and they have bought places in advance you will need to contact them to be given the links to apply.

Course Dates

Course Information : CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 30/08/22. If the closing date has passed please contact us for availability. PLEASE NOTE: once your application status is showing as registered, it will take up to 5 working days for your login details for MyUWE to be issued by email. Please only contact us if you have not received after this time. Submission Date: Assessment TBC by module leader Please ensure that you discuss your undertaking this module with your manager to ensure you have support whilst undertaking this module. The following link will take you to the UWE study skills page which has a wealth of information to help you with your studying - http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/students/studysupport/studyskills/preparingforstudy.aspx This course will be taught ONLINE.

Venue

CPD DISTANCE LEARNING (HAS)

Attendance days for the course

Tuesday - 13 September 2022ONLINE09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday - 27 September 2022ONLINE09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday - 01 November 2022ONLINE09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday - 08 November 2022ONLINE09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday - 22 November 2022ONLINE09:00 - 16:30
Course Dates

Course Information : CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 6TH DECEMBER 2022 If the closing date has passed please contact us for availability. PLEASE NOTE: once your application status is showing as registered, it will take up to 5 working days for your login details for MyUWE to be issued by email. Please only contact us if you have not received after this time. Submission Date: Assessment TBC by module leader Please ensure that you discuss your undertaking this module with your manager to ensure you have support whilst undertaking this module. The following link will take you to the UWE study skills page which has a wealth of information to help you with your studying - http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/students/studysupport/studyskills/preparingforstudy.aspx This course will be taught ONLINE.

Venue

CPD DISTANCE LEARNING (HAS)

Attendance days for the course

Tuesday - 17 January 2023ONLINE09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday - 31 January 2023ONLINE09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday - 14 February 2023ONLINE09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday - 14 March 2023ONLINE09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday - 21 March 2023ONLINE09:00 - 16:30

Applications

University

Assessment

Level 3

Formative asessment

You will be given opportunities to test their knowledge and understanding in several interactive quizzes and activities, with feedback throughout the module.

Summative assessment

A 3,000 word patchwork case study essay.

Masters level

Formative assessment

You will be given opportunities to test your knowledge and understanding in several interactive quizzes and activities, with feedback throughout the module.

Summative assessment

A 3,000 word patchwork case study essay.

Careers/further study

The Level 3 module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

Content

Assessment, management and delivery of care for the following critical care patients (dependency level 2 or 3)

  • Patients with respiratory dysfunction
  • Patients with cardiovascular dysfunction
  • Patients with gastrointestinal dysfunction
  • Patients at risk of or in systemic inflammatory response syndrome/Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome
  • Patients with neurological dysfunction
  • Patients with renal/fluid balance dysfunction
  • Patients with endocrine dysfunction

Evidence based practice

  • Tools for searching and selecting evidence from a range of sources

Organisational/political influences on care

  • Current initiatives which impact on practice
  • Ethical frameworks within critical care
  • Organisational changes and new ways of working

Course Director

Nicholas Smith

Introduction

This module is aimed at the healthcare worker working in critical care wishing to gain theoretical knowledge to bridge the theory/practice gap.

On successful completion of the level 3 module (UZWR1B-20-3), you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of physiological and pathological processes within critical illness.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Pharmacological management of critical illness.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the therapeutic principles of critical illness, and apply to the needs of level 2 or 3 critical care patients.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of psychosocial, cultural, ethical and spiritual needs of patients and their families in critical care areas.
  • Analyse the impact of evidence, beliefs and values that contribute to clinical ethical and organisational decision making processes in critical care practice.
  • Evaluate and apply current research findings, and challenge established critical care practice in order to promote care that is evidence based.
  • Analyse and evaluate the effects of local and national, political, legal and economic decisions on critical care practice.

On successful completion of the Masters level module (UZWR1C-20-M), you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and understanding of physiological and pathological processes within critical illness.
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and comprehension of the Pharmacological management of critical illness.
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the therapeutic principles of critical illness, and apply to the needs of level 2 or 3 critically ill patients.
  • Critically evaluate and analyse complex and conflicting evidence, beliefs and values that contribute to clinical, ethical and organisational decision making processes in critical care practice.
  • Synthesise current research information relevant to practice, demonstrating creativity and innovation, utilising knowledge or processes from the forefront of the relevant discipline/practice.
  • Critically analyse the psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and ethical issues associated in caring for the critically ill and their carers.
  • Critically review the wider policy implications and impact on practice arising from NHS reforms and professional bodies.

Learning and Teaching

A variety of approaches will be used which will include:

  • technology enhanced learning
  • workshops and masterclasses
  • lectures and seminars
  • enquiry based learning
  • case based learning.

This module is delivered completely online using a variety of learning methods, combining online face-to-face days and self-directed learning based on supplied online material.

Study facilities

Explore the fantastic facilities at UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus on this short YouTube clip.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 3 or Masters level module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


Enquire

To view all CPD courses offered by UWE Bristol, please select (click on) the box below

View courses