University of Huddersfield: Critical Care

InstitutionUniversity of Huddersfield View institution profile
Department Health Sciences (HDHS)
Telephone +44 (0)1484 472699
Study type Taught


**This course is designed to enhance the skills of health and social care professionals currently working within an acute or critical care setting. It will provide you with the opportunity to enhance your knowledge and understanding of the pathophysiological effects of critical illness, as well as examining the current evidence and developments in this field of care. Emphasis is placed on the holistic assessment of the individual with the development of subsequent management plans from which to provide optimum care.**

* Structured around the Critical Care National Network (CC3N) Step 2 and Step 3 competencies, your studies will focus on advancing your knowledge and applying skills in critical care practice.

* This course was designed and validated in conjunction with local employers and aims to develop you academically as well as clinically. You will be taught by experienced acute and critical care practitioners, some of whom have current and on-going clinical practice.Guest speakers with current clinical expertise will also contribute to the teaching. This will develop/enhance your life-long learning and prospects of career progression.

To support the taught elements of the course, your competency/practical skills will be assessed whilst working under the supervision of an experienced critical care practitioner/mentor in a relevant clinical setting in order to demonstrate your achievement of Critical Care Networks-National Nurse Leads (CC3N) (2015) Step 2 and Step 3 competencies.

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