Taught course

Emergency and Resuscitation Medicine Online PGDip

Institution
Queen Mary, University of London · Blizard Institute of Cell and Molecular Science
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

For doctors:

  • A medical degree
  • Two or more years’ basic training in emergency medicine/anaesthesia/general medicine/cardiology/acute surgery/intensive care medicine/pre-hospital care. Intern/house officer/FY1 pre-registration experience is not counted as basic training.
  • Current employment in emergency medicine, critical care, acute medicine, observation medicine or pre-hospital care. Part time work of at least two days per week is accepted.

For nurses:

  • An undergraduate degree at 2:2 or above. Applicants with academic study slightly below this level will be considered on an individual basis if there is very strong evidence of suitable clinical experience in a relevant medical field. For example, nursing professionals with non-honours degrees or diploma/foundation degrees but who come with extensive clinical experience.
  • 5 years’ experience in emergency and critical care nursing
  • A letter of support from the departmental lead or educational lead that the applicant has the skill set to complete the course.

For paramedics:

  • A degree in paramedic science at 2:2 or above. Applicants with academic study slightly below this level will be considered on an individual basis if there is very strong evidence of suitable clinical experience in a relevant medical field. For example, Paramedics with non-honours degrees or diploma/foundation degrees but who come with extensive clinical experience.
  • 5 years’ experience working as a paramedic OR 3 years’ experience plus at least 12 months experience working as a critical care paramedic or in a dedicated HEMS system.

For Physician's Assistants/Associates:

  • A degree in this area at 2:2 or above. Applicants with academic study slightly below this level will be considered on an individual basis if there is very strong evidence of suitable clinical experience in a relevant medical field.
  • 4 years' experience with at least 2 years in emergency medicine/anaesthesia/general medicine/cardiology/acute surgery/intensive care medicine/pre-hospital care. Up to 2 years from previous paramedic/nursing experience could be included.

Find out more about how to apply for our postgraduate taught courses.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Resuscitation is a rapidly evolving area that crosses the boundaries of emergency medicine, intensive care medicine, anaesthesia and acute medicine. Early recognition of critical illness and resuscitation saves lives and reduces suffering for our patients. Develop your skills under the guidance of a renowned international faculty.

  • An excellent reputation in emergency medicine, trauma surgery and critical care
  • Worldwide reputation for delivering successful online courses
  • Delivered by a leading UK Medical School — in the top seven multi-faculty research institutions (REF 2014)
  • Acquire an understanding of specialised techniques applicable to your own research or advanced scholarship

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    part time
    21 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Blizard Institute
Email
pgtadmissions@qmul.ac.uk