Taught course

Acute and Critical Care

Institution
University of the West of Scotland · School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery
Qualifications
GradCert

Entry requirements

Candidates must be appropriately registered practitioners for example, registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or the Health Professions Council (HPC) and employed in an acute care area. All prospective students must have line management support and a clinical supervisor from their area of practice to supervise and assess clinical competency where required. Students are required to submit a statement of support signed by their line manager and the prospective clinical supervisor to the programme leader prior to the commencement on the programme. A clinical supervisor is only required for the Clinical Assessment Module

Months of entry

September

Course content

Study your Graduate Certificate in Acute and Critical Care at University of the West of Scotland (UWS) Ayr or Paisley Campus.

The Graduate Certificate in Acute and Critical Care is an innovative programme of part-time study designed for practitioners registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council NMC] or the Health Professions Council [HPC] respectively.
Students on this programme should be employed within the areas of acute or critical care. The programme is vocationally-relevant and complements the Comprehensive Critical Care Strategy. It is designed to ensure professionals are equipped with the skills of personnel development planning and reflective practice.
This course consists of three core modules:
  • Clinical Assessment
  • Foundations of Acute and Critical Care
  • Advanced Interventions for Acute and Critical Care

Information for international students

For more information please visit - www.uws.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

For more information please visit - www.uws.ac.uk/fundingadvice

Qualification and course duration

GradCert

part time
12-18 months

Course contact details

Name
Student Enquiries Team
Email
uni-direct@uws.ac.uk
Phone
0800 027 1000 (+44 141 849 4101 out with UK)