Critical Care

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Cambridge, Chelmsford

6 months

Module code: MOD004251

Module level: 6

Module credits: 60 credits

Take this module at postgraduate level 7 to be awarded PG Cert Critical Care.


Provide the highest standards of safety and care for people who are critically ill. Learn to re-evaluate and enhance clinical practice for continually improved safety and quality and how to deal with continually emerging new technologies and therapies. Understand the importance of competence as one of the 6 Cs.

Full description

Who should attend?

To access this course you must be professionally registered with at least six months' experience in a critical care practice environment.


Please note that dates and delivery method(s) may be subject to change, in line with the latest Covid-19 guidelines, as necessary to ensure the safety of all.

Blended delivery
29 September 2021
13, 20 October 2021
3, 10, 17, 24 November 2021
1, 8 December 2021
19, 26 January 2022
2, 23 February 2022
2, 9, 23, 30 March 2022
Face to face, Cambridge:
6 October 2022
9 February 2022
16 March 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?

Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

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


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


Funding for CPD

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

Contact details

Naim Abdulmohdi (Cambridge)

Anne Kenny (Chelmsford)

CPD Admissions team

Entry requirements

To access this course you must be professionally registered with at least 6 months experience in a critical care practice environment.

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