This Advanced Clinical Practice Masters provides an academic underpinning that meets the contemporary challenges of advanced clinical practice.
Within this the Critical Care Masters pathway is designed for you if you are a UK, EU or international registered healthcare practitioner with experience working within the field of critical care.
The pathway is developed in response to ongoing national and international debate on the modernisation of critical care services and roles.
Introducing your course
The MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Critical Care) is designed for experienced critical care practitioners who are seeking to deepen their underpinning knowledge and understanding in the field of critical care. The course will prepare you to become a more senior practitioner within your chosen field. The programme covers core learning in relation to research and evidence based practice, and a specialist module in advanced critical care practice. There are also opportunities to undertake modules in assessment, diagnosis and non medical prescribing. In addition, those working at or towards advanced practitioner roles within the UK can elect to study a programme alligned to the newly agreed standards set out by the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine.
In this MSc Advanced Clinical Practice - (Critical Care) you will:
Examine role development in relation to advanced practice, and specifically in relation to advanced practice in critical care
Examine the nature and use of advanced practice, communication and decision-making skills
Explore how to meaningfully apply evidence to your field of practice
Undertake learning which enables you to develop new and/or enhanced clinical skills in relation to your professional role within critical care.
Enable you to build on your knowledge, skills and competence to become a clinical expert and/or leader in your chosen field of critical care practice