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Professional Development
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Critical Care in Practice


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

UZWR1E-20-3

Level

3

Fees

19-20 Accredited 20 credits

£950.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts. Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding. Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning. Please ensure that you discuss your undertaking this module with your manager in ICU & ensure you will have support & allocation of a registered mentor to ensure you will be able to complete the national Step 2 & 3 critical care competencies. 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. Submission Date: To be confirmed by Module Leader

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 15 January 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 29 January 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 12 February 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 26 February 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 04 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00

Applications

University

Assessment

Formative Assessment

You will be expected to have a named designated mentor in your place of work before starting this module.  Formative assessment should be continuous with regular meetings to discuss progress in relation to learning outcomes within the competency document and adjust learning contracts accordingly

Summative Assessment

Completion and submission of the competency framework.

2,000 word assignment

Campus

Glenside

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) in line with the National Competency Framework for Adult Critical Care Nurses (2012) Steps 2 and 3.

  • Respiratory System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Renal system
  • Gastrointestinal System
  • Neurological System
  • End of Life Care
  • Inter & Intra Hospital Transfer
  • Rehabilitation
  • Professionalism
  • Leadership.

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

Entry Requirements

You must have at least 12 months of experience working in Intensive Care and be currently working in Intensive Care.

Introduction

The Critical Care in Practice module is built around the 'National Competency Framework for Adult Critical Care Nurses' (Steps 2 and 3) and is therefore designed to relate practically to a nurse's role in Intensive Care.

On successful completion of this Critical Care in Practice level 3 (UZWR1E-20-3) or Masters level (UZWR1F-20-M) module, you will be able to:

  • Exercise a competent level of clinical judgement when caring for patients requiring level 2 and 3 care.
  • Demonstrate competence in systematically assessing physiological systems.
  • Demonstrate competence in a range of clinical conditions and critical care interventions.
  • Demonstrate competence in identifying and addressing the psychosocial, cultural, ethical and spiritual needs of patients and their families in critical care areas.
  • Demonstrate ability to critically examine own and others practice to reflect latest developments within critical care.
  • Display knowledge and understanding of leadership, communication and wider organisational drivers relevant to a critical care setting.

Learning and Teaching

This module is a professional practice module with learning predominantly undertaken in your own work place, through clinical supervision, with a named mentor, and sign off of specific competencies. 

Additional seminars and skills sessions will be delivered using a variety of learning methods:

  • Technology enhanced learning
  • Workshops and Masterclasses
  • Lectures and Seminars
  • Enquiry based Learning
  • Case based learning.

Study facilities

There will be a total of four face to face days at the Glenside Campus simulation suite.

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

UZWR1F-20-M

Level

M

Fees

19-20 Accredited 20 credits

£950.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts. Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding. Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning. Please ensure that you discuss your undertaking this module with your manager in ICU & ensure you will have support & allocation of a registered mentor to ensure you will be able to complete the national Step 2 & 3 critical care competencies. 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. Please note that this course has 4 attendance days in total and the last attendance day will be either (TBC) or (TBC)19 (please reserve both days). You will be advised at the start of the course which of these 2 dates you will need to attend. Submission Date: To be confirmed by Module Leader

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 15 January 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 29 January 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 12 February 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 26 February 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 04 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00

Applications

University

Assessment

Formative Assessment

You will be expected to have a named designated mentor in your place of work before starting this module.  Formative assessment should be continuous with regular meetings to discuss progress in relation to learning outcomes within the competency document and adjust learning contracts accordingly

Summative Assessment

Completion and submission of the competency framework.

2,000 word assignment

Campus

Glenside

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) in line with the National Competency Framework for Adult Critical Care Nurses (2012) Steps 2 and 3.

  • Respiratory System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Renal system
  • Gastrointestinal System
  • Neurological System
  • End of Life Care
  • Inter & Intra Hospital Transfer
  • Rehabilitation
  • Professionalism
  • Leadership.

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

Entry Requirements

You must have at least 12 months of experience working in Intensive Care and be currently working in Intensive Care.

Introduction

The Critical Care in Practice module is built around the 'National Competency Framework for Adult Critical Care Nurses' (Steps 2 and 3) and is therefore designed to relate practically to a nurse's role in Intensive Care.

On successful completion of this Critical Care in Practice level 3 (UZWR1E-20-3) or Masters level (UZWR1F-20-M) module, you will be able to:

  • Exercise a competent level of clinical judgement when caring for patients requiring level 2 and 3 care.
  • Demonstrate competence in systematically assessing physiological systems.
  • Demonstrate competence in a range of clinical conditions and critical care interventions.
  • Demonstrate competence in identifying and addressing the psychosocial, cultural, ethical and spiritual needs of patients and their families in critical care areas.
  • Demonstrate ability to critically examine own and others practice to reflect latest developments within critical care.
  • Display knowledge and understanding of leadership, communication and wider organisational drivers relevant to a critical care setting.

Learning and Teaching

This module is a professional practice module with learning predominantly undertaken in your own work place, through clinical supervision, with a named mentor, and sign off of specific competencies. 

Additional seminars and skills sessions will be delivered using a variety of learning methods:

  • Technology enhanced learning
  • Workshops and Masterclasses
  • Lectures and Seminars
  • Enquiry based Learning
  • Case based learning.

Study facilities

There will be a total of four face to face days at the Glenside Campus simulation suite.

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