Unplanned Care of Acutely Ill/Injured Children and Young People Level 9 15 credits Level 11 15 credits

1. Overview

To provide a stimulating learning opportunity for individuals in the field of the unplanned care for acutely ill/injured child or young person who wish to advance their knowledge and skills and enhance the effectiveness of their work.

The module will facilitate students from different backgrounds to attain core competence in the care required by children, young people and their family when acute illness/injury presents.

Within their own context students will be challenged to demonstrate approaches to the care, assessment, interventions and/or support of children, young people and their families when acutely unwell.

2. What you will study

  • Study the evidence-based and application of a structured approach in the assessment of the acutely ill/injured child or young person.
  • Study effective communication with children, young people, families and relevant professionals.
  • Analyse and discuss the ethical, legal and professional issues that may be encountered when caring for acutely/ill injured children or young people and their family.
  • Source, discuss and use current evidence based practice in the unplanned care of acutely ill/injured children and young people.
  • Demonstrate competency at core level for the care of the acutely ill/injured child or young person.

3. How you will learn

The module is delivered using a blend of face to face (3 single study days) and online methods. Students will engage with directed and self-directed learning activities supported by the module team.

4. Entry Requirements

This module is suitable for registered healthcare practitioners who work within communities that care for the unplanned acutely ill/injured child or young person.

Normally, applicants are expected to be able to demonstrate degree level study; however, if this is not the case, interested individuals are encouraged to make contact and discuss their circumstances.

All applicants should be able to provide evidence of current Basic Life Support (adult and child).

5. Course Fees

For Academic Year 2017/2018

UK/EU Students

  • £600 .

International Students

  • £960 .

For Academic Year 2016/2017

UK/EU Students

  • £570 .

International Students

  • £930 .

For Academic Year 2015/2016

UK/EU Students

  • £570 .

International Students

  • £930 .

For Academic Year 2014/2015

UK/EU Students

  • £555 .

International Students

  • £900 .

For Academic Year 2013/2014

UK/EU Students

  • £540 .

International Students

  • £875 .

For Academic Year 2012/2013

UK/EU Students

  • £520 course

International Students

  • £845 course

For Academic Year 2011/2012

UK/EU Students

  • £505 course

International Students

  • £825 course

Disclaimer

Course fees are reviewed periodically and so are subject to change for new applicants. All tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in your offer letter. You will also be liable to pay a graduation fee of £40 before receiving a University award.

For further information see Student Finance pages

 

6. How to apply

For an application pack, please contact the administration team:

nursingcpd@rgu.ac.uk

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Level 9 15 credits Level 11 15 credits

Start Date

March

Course Length

26 Weeks

Mode of Attendance

Blended Learning / 2 Study Days

Academic School
School of Nursing and Midwifery
More Information:
Leanna Will Lecturer (CYP Nursing)
Tel: + 44 (0)1224 262681