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Practice Development: Emergency Care PGCert

Practice Development: Emergency Care PGCert

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Nursing Emergency Clinical Care Caring Skills

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is designed for those working with clients in an emergency care setting who wish to enhance and develop their clinical and academic skills at level 7. If you are a registered nurse/practitioner or paramedic working in an emergency/urgent care setting and want to enhance your knowledge and skills base to improve your career prospects, this course can do that. Nurses and paramedics are now expected to take on more in-depth roles and responsibilities in emergency/urgent care and on this course you gain the competences needed to achieve this. The modules on this course give you the necessary skills to deal with the continual changes to practice in the evolving field of emergency and pre-hospital care. You will follow an emergency care pathway and complete a period of assessed practice in your workplace, which comprises of a learning practice profile of competencies developed by the Faculty of Emergency Nursing. After completion of this course students can progress to further study, including for an MSc.

Different course options

Part time | University of Cumbria | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Part time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Students will study either Consultation or Physical Examination: Health Assessment Skills or Advanced Pathophysiology and Disease in Practice.
Emergency Care: Management of Acute Illness and Major Trauma - Core
Emergency Care: Care of Minor Illness and Trauma - Core
Qualificatory Practice Unit for the Practice Development: Emergency Care Pathway - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Full time fee is £6,300. Part-time fees are pro-rata of full-time fees. The fee for subsequent years will be the pro rata equivalent of the fee that is set for that year.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Full time fee is £10,500. Part-time fees are pro-rata of full-time fees. The fee for subsequent years will be the pro rata equivalent of the fee that is set for that year.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students will need to be a qualified nurse or health care professional, with active registration with the NMC Nursing Register or equivalent, and at least 6 months post registration experience. You will also need a mentor who is suitably qualified to assess your development of competence within the field of emergency care. A minimum of 135 hours direct contact time (typically 3 hours per week) with your mentor is required to fulfil the learning outcomes of the Qualificatory Practice Unit (QPU) for this award.