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MSc Advanced Critical Care Practitioner

MSc Advanced Critical Care Practitioner

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Nursing Paramedical Services / Supplementary Medicine

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

About the course

Continue your studies and gain your MSc Advanced Critical Care Practitioner qualification with our new top-up programme, designed to follow on from the PgDip Advanced Critical Care Practitioner programme. This final year will equip you with advanced research skills and deeper understanding of how to improve patient care.

You must have completed the PgDip Advanced Critical Care Practitioner programme to enrol for this award.

Key features

  • Increase your understanding and use of complex data to evaluate the effectiveness of critical care delivery. This will enable you to be innovative and utilise both knowledge and skills to continue to improve patient care.
  • Demonstrate your ability to work in complex and unpredictable environments, developing your problem solving skills and the ability to take the initiative in your workplace.
  • Develop a clinically focused project to enhance and benefit your practice.
  • Join a programme developed through a dynamic collaborative working relationship between the University, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust and other local NHS trusts, providing opportunities for networking and career development.
  • Shape your studies around your existing expertise with our student-centred approach.
  • Equip yourself with the skills to be responsive to the ever-changing nature of the healthcare environment. This contemporary and dynamic programme means you can position yourself at the leading edge of critical care practice.
  • Benefit from the extensive professional experience of our team, hailing from a diverse range of health and social care environments.

Modules

The substantive project will enable the student to undertake practice development under supervision. The project provides an opportunity for the student to apply knowledge and understanding of methodology and methods to develop an area of practice, and evaluate the impact upon the practice area.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

3,000

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course will need: to have completed the PgDip Advanced Critical Care Practitioner programme; evidence of employment from their home trust; a named consultant intensivist who will be the clinical supervisor; a current live registration with either the Nursing and Midwifery Council (Part 1 or 2) or The Health and Care Professions Council; three years post-qualifying experience in intensive care; a satisfactory enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check; a satisfactory Occupational Health Clearance.

University information

The University of Plymouth’s campus is centrally located within Britain’s Ocean City, perched on the South Westerly coast of Devon in between scenic Cornwall and the historic Dartmoor National Park. The University is renowned for its world leading research; postgraduate students are supported by accomplished and experienced staff who undertake research that is innovative, operates across disciplinary boundaries, and provides outstanding...more