Short courses
Nursing, Midwifery & Health Professions

Shock and Focused Echo Ultrasound

University Certificate in Postgraduate Continuing Education

  • Limited HEENE-funded places are available for eligible applicants.
  • Standard University fee applies once all funded places have been allocated.

Course information

Part-time

  • One academic year, part-time

More part-time details

  • 20 Credits, Masters Level
  • Enrolment date: September
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 384176
  • Fee for UK/EU applicants: £655
  • Limited funded places available

Contact details

Further information

This award provides you with the skills and knowledge to perform ultrasound examinations in the assessment of shock. It is a clinical option module of the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Ultrasound (Point of Care route).

Where you study

Teesside University Middlesbrough Campus and self directed study.

The award’s content fully complies with the Royal College of Emergency Medicine’s level two shock competency.

How you learn

Teaching takes place over a two-day study block in November, including a mix of keynote lectures, practical workshops and case study discussions. You complete a course of structured, resource based e-learning on e-learning@tees. There is a finishing school in July. Your first day of finishing school consists of individual and small group practical workshops and seminars, where you consolidate all your practical skills and theoretical knowledge. During the second day you perform your final triggered assessment.

The award is summatively assessed in two parts:

  • a written case study
  • a final triggered assessment.

Entry requirements

You must already have a PgC in Medical Ultrasound and a clinical placement to engage with this module.

Health conditions requiring adjustments

For this particular course, you may need to undertake an occupational health or work-based risk assessment check. If you have a disability, specific learning difficulty, mental health condition, autism spectrum condition, sensory impairment or medical condition that may require reasonable adjustments during an external placement, in the university or in a clinical practice area, this must be declared as part of the enrolment process. If you are unsure you can contact the relevant admissions or course tutor for guidance.

Course information

Part-time

  • One academic year, part-time

More part-time details

  • 20 Credits, Masters Level
  • Enrolment date: September
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 384176
  • Fee for UK/EU applicants: £655
  • Limited funded places available

Contact details

Further information