Recognition of Acute Physical Illness in Adults

Key facts

  • Module codeNURU218
  • Start date 1 Feb 2021
  • Application deadline23 Nov 2020
  • Duration15 weeks
  • Credit value SCQF SCQF 9 20
  • Fees Home: £545 Overseas: £1003
  • Study mode Part-time, Stand-alone modules, Mixture of online and classroom delivery

Overview

This module will prepare you to assess and implement an appropriate plan of care for the acutely ill patient utilising recognised assessment tools, clinical knowledge and skills.

 

This is a course for:

  • experienced healthcare practitioners wishing to enhance practice and patient safety within your clinical environment
  • healthcare practitioners working in general and acute settings, including those who have recently qualified

As a healthcare practitioner you will learn to:

  • enhance practice and patient safety within your clinical environment
  • develop knowledge and understanding leading to prompt recognition of acute physical illness in adults
  • develop your knowledge and understanding of signs of clinical deterioration in patients

This module combines online and classroom delivery

Gwen Drysdale

You can utilise the learning from the module as part of your current academic career pathway development and Personal Development Plan.