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Emergency Nursing Practice PGCert

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Practice Nursing

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Our Postgraduate Certificate in Emergency Nursing Practice enables UK registered healthcare professionals to achieve professional development and gain experience in this specialist area.

Our course covers the management of patients in an emergency department with differing care needs. You will have the opportunity to develop your:

knowledge
skills and understanding of assessment
planning, delivery and evaluation of care.

You will undertake learning assessments based around practice and the workplace. There is an emphasis on practice focused learning. You will be able to develop as a practitioner, transferring course skills to direct service provision.

We place importance on your experience within the educational process, from both a personal and professional perspective.

Relevant national and international research and evidence based literature informs course content. This helps you expand the breadth of your studies and develop a depth of critical analysis and evaluation of practice.

After you graduate

Career prospects

Students who have completed similar vocational health and life sciences postgraduate certificate courses have been employed within their speciality both locally and nationally. This course enables you as a practitioner to work through the Agenda for Change grading bands to further your career progression.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

12 months

Start date

14-SEP-20

Modules

This level 7 practice related module will allow in-depth exploration of current developments in the health service that guide and shape the provision of emergency care provided in England. This module covers current innovations and trends that guide our practice.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

£1,040 per single module

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

This course is not open to international students

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Specific entry requirements You should have a UK or overseas degree from a recognised institution or equivalent professional or other qualification. You must hold professional registration with the relevant Nursing and Allied Health Professional Body in the UK. You should have a minimum of 12 months post-registration experience in an emergency care environment. You should be working in a relevant clinical environment in which you can achieve the clinical skills required, including access to a children's emergency department setting. You should have access to an appropriate practice supervisor within that area. You will need to have secured the support of your line manager. You will need British Council IELTS: overall score of level 7 or above if English is not your first language.

University information

Oxford Brookes University has grown to become one of the UK's top modern universities, and is highly regarded both nationally and internationally for its excellence in teaching, research and innovation. Oxford Brookes University brings together high-quality teaching with courses designed for the real world, great employer links and a first-class careers service. The University has four main faculties: Oxford Brookes Business...more

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