- Study Mode: Part Time
- Location: Uxbridge
- Duration: 15 Weeks
- Start Date: March 2022
BNU has a long history of training nurses and giving them the skills and practice-based experience they need to provide excellent patient care. This course will develop your knowledge and understanding of caring for individuals with acute medical issues requiring inpatient support.
Want to enhance your skills with one of our short courses? To apply for one of our Continuing Professional Development courses, please use our application portal. If you are being funded as part of an NHS contract, please apply through our dedicated NHS application portal.
Fees and Funding
Covering the costs of your professional development may now be easier than you think. There are many ways you can fund your course, such as employer/NHS sponsorship. There is also the option to pay in instalments to help spread the cost.
Credits: 30 credits at Level 6
Why study this subject?
This course is designed for nursing staff regularly caring for individuals with a wide variety of acute medical issues in a variety of acute inpatient environments and the Emergency Department.
Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?
Led by our experienced and supportive staff, this course will help you enhance your skills and understanding of caring for individuals with acute medical issues requiring inpatient support.
The course draws on a range of sources, identifying appropriate nursing and therapeutic interventions and best practice.
Decision making will be critically analysed in relation to the management of the patient's care including evidence-based practice and protocols
We'll cover areas such as:
- the holistic care and management of medical patients within the Emergency Department and Acute Medical environment who are suffering from a range of biochemical and physiological disorders.
- critical analysis of the medical emergency pathway for the patient, family and carers.
- multi-disciplinary team working and its effects upon patient experiences.
- the role of the medical nurse in ethical decision making.
- analysis and exploration of technical skills within medical emergency pathway.
- exploration of the differing roles related to rehabilitative activities within the multidisciplinary team.
- exploration of political influences impacting upon patient care.
This module has three teaching days provided by expert clinicians from London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust; these days are usually taught at the Trust's clinical sites.
When will this course run?
This course runs on Tuesdays from 10am - 5pm.
What are the tuition fees
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