Taught course

Adult Intensive Care Practice

Institution
Oxford Brookes University · Department of Applied Health and Professional Development
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

You should have a UK or overseas degree from a recognised institution or equivalent professional or other qualification. You must hold professional registration with the relevant Nursing or Allied Health Professional Body in the UK. You will normally have a minimum of 12 months post-registration experience in an adult intensive care environment. You should be working in a relevant clinical environment in which they can achieve the clinical skills required. You should have access to an appropriate practice supervisor within that area You will need to have secured the support of their line manager You should have British Council IELTS: overall score of level 7 or above, if English is not your first language.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The course enables UK registered healthcare professionals to achieve professional development and gain experience in this specialist area.

You will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of care, relevant to the management of critically ill patients with complex care needs being cared for in an intensive care environment.

This postgraduate certificate consists of two compulsory modules, one single (20 credits at Level 7) and one double (40 credits at Level 7). Both modules are delivered face to face.
P44008 Adult Cardiorespiratory Intensive Care Practice (20 credits)
This level 7 single practice module will provide you with the opportunity to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of care relevant to critically ill patients with haemodynamic and respiratory compromise.
P44010 Dimensions of Adult Intensive care practice (40 credits)
This level 7 double practice module provides you with the opportunity to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of care. This relates directly to the management of critically ill patients with neurological, renal or gastrointestinal compromise and those with multiple traumatic injuries.

Information for international students

This course is not available to students classed as international for fees purposes

Fees and funding

Please visit our website: www.brookes.ac.uk/studying/finance/pg-home/support/

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Programme Administrator
Email
cscshsc@brookes.ac.uk
Phone
01865 483017