Health & Social Care
Accident and Emergency Care
- University Certificate in Continuing Education:
- 20 Credits, Degree Level
- 11 weeks
- Enrolment date: October
- Admission enquiries: 01642 384176
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
This award runs annually and is designed to meet the needs of a range of healthcare professionals working within an emergency care setting. You gain a comprehensive underpinning knowledge and skills associated with the complexities of contemporary practice, and an understanding of contemporary issues relating to the provision of emergency care.
This award provides evidence of continuing professional development in line with the NMC stipulations.
What you study
Award content includes:
- haemodynamic monitoring
- shock management and sepsis
- sudden death and care of the bereaved/organ donation
- legal and ethical principles
- airway management
- management of self harm and poisoning
- trauma management, transfer and discharge
- muscular skeletal injuries
- clinical governance
- national service frameworks
- emergency planning
- safeguarding adults and children
- recognition of the deteriorating patient and early intervention
- end of life care
- multidisciplinary team working.
Where you study
Teesside University campus.
How you learn and are assessed
You are encouraged to engage in academic discussion on your learning experiences and use these as a basis for individual and shared inter-professional learning. Knowledge development is supported by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, seminars, e-resources and simulation.
The assessment is in two parts:
- Part 1 is a formative assessment in which you provide a ten minute presentation on a topical subject of your choice.
- Part 2 is a 4,000 word summative case study relating to an episode of care in the emergency care setting.
The award contributes to your lifelong learning and is designed to enhance and build upon existing knowledge in the emergency care setting. The ability to study at degree level evidences commitment to continuing professional development, a requirement that is deemed essential for senior nursing posts and career progression.
You should be working in an emergency care setting and be able to evidence experience of studying at diploma level. This is an opportunity for both registered nurses and paramedics.
For additional information please see the undergraduate and postgraduate entry requirements in our admissions section
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