Acute and High Dependency Care Specialist Role Development

City University London
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Acute and High Dependency Care Specialist Role Development

Acute and High Dependency Care Specialist Role Development - CPD accredited course at City University London

The module addresses core competence base of specialist practitioners and allied healthcare professionals who need to take care of acute and high dependency patients who tend to develop organ failure and other critical care needs beyond ward care.

In order to detect subtle changes and respond rapidly to patient care needs within acute and high dependency care, the specialist practitioners need to be able to clinically assess the critically ill patient. A systems approach will be undertaken to evaluate the needs and the practitioners will have a clear understanding of advanced contemporary treatment protocols within acute and high dependency care.

The modules emphasizes on role development of acute and high dependency practitioners and form key components in multi-system assessment. Advanced treatment strategies will be explored including non-invasive ventilation and vasoactive support.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The training course is applicable for applicants who have completed:

Pre-requisite Modules:NM3224 - Acute and High Dependency Care Core Skills

Overseas students can only apply as part of a programme and not as a stand-alone module.
You must be a qualified nurse or midwife either in the UK or overseas.

Applicants whose first language is not English need to demonstrate their English language proficiency. The minimum requirements are:
· IELTS: 7 overall with a minimum of 7.0 in each component.

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs, City University London no longer accepts TOEFL as evidence of English language proficiency for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.


The cost of this CPD course for UK/EU applicants is £1125 per delegate (no VAT will be charged) which covers course materials, lunch and refreshments.

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City University London

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