Adult Acute Care

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Cambridge, Chelmsford

12 weeks

Module code: MOD001588, MOD001623

Module level: 6 and 7

Module credits: 30 credits

Take this module at level 6 as part of our BSc (Hons) Acute Care Top-up, or at level 7 as part of our MSc Advanced Practice (Clinical)

Overview

Make safety and quality of care an essential part of your clinical practice. Improve your ability to continually re-evaluate and enhance care and learning strategies, supporting improvements in acute care practice.

Full description

Who should attend?

This course is intended for registered clinical practitioners, such as a nurse, operating department practitioner, paramedic or a midwife, who participates in the care of critically and acutely ill patients.

Dates

Please note: Teaching is blended, so there will be a single application link available - for any face-to-face study days, you will be able to choose which campus is most convenient for you to attend

Cambridge and Chelmsford - full and closed
Online:
21, 28 September 2021
5, 12, 19 October 2021
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November 2021
OSCE: 7 December 2021

Cambridge and Chelmsford - full and closed
Online:
18, 25 January 2022
1, 8, 22 February 2022
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 March 2022
OSCE date tbc

Cambridge and Chelmsford
Online: 10, 17, 24 May 2022
7, 14, 21, 28 June 2022
5, 12, 19 July 2022
OSCE: 26 July 2022

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care is the largest in ARU, with over 7,000 students. Our Faculty is teeming with expertise and primed to meet the demand for creating health professionals, teachers, doctors, scientists and educators for the three districts we serve: Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough.

We have been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.

We know that to give our students the very best experiential learning, prior to getting into the workplace, simulation is second to none, for safe, realistic, learning environments. We have invested heavily in purpose built simulated wards, science labs and skills space, to support our students through their learning.

Where can I study?

Chelmsford
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Cambridge
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Fees & funding

Course fees

30 Credits (Level 6) for courses starting in 2021/22

£2,312

30 credits (Level 7) for courses starting in 2021/22

£1,533

30 Credits (Level 6) for courses starting in 2022/23

£2,312

30 credits (Level 7) for courses starting in 2022/23

£1,583

Funding for CPD

Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.

Contact details

Anne Kenny - Chelmsford
anne.kenny@aru.ac.uk

Jacqui Lynch - Cambridge
jacqueline.lynch@aru.ac.uk

CPD admissions team
admissionscpd@aru.ac.uk

Entry requirements

To access this course at Level 6 you must:

  • be a registered nurse or other healthcare practitioner who participates in the care of critically and acutely ill patients
  • have six months' experience working in an acute or critical care setting, and will come to the programme with an appropriate understanding of this environment.

To access this course at Level 7 you must:

  • be a registered nurse or other healthcare practitioner who participates in the care of critically and acutely ill patients
  • have a BSc (Hons) in a related subject at 2:2 or above (or UK equivalent)
  • have six months' experience working in an acute or critical care setting, and will come to the programme with an appropriate understanding of this environment.

No degree?Non-graduates with extensive relevant, practical and continuing professional development experience will be considered for entry onto this module.

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