The Advanced Critical Care Practice course is aimed at experienced nurses with at least five years post-registration critical care experience, who are currently working in a critical care area, and are interested in advanced critical care practice.
The MSc Advanced Critical Care Practice will prepare experienced nurses and other appropriate health care professionals in collaboration with the local health service to become a highly skilled and knowledgeable practitioner. The Advanced Critical Care Practice course will draw on the skills and knowledge of those who contribute to the established MSc Advanced Practice in Health Care and will also share the core clinical modules of that programme. A further three new modules have been developed in order to meet the particular needs of the clinician in the critical care environment.
This part-time Advanced Critical Care Practice programme will enable the development of experienced critical care nurses to:
become advanced practitioners in line with current health policy. provide practitioners with the clinical skills and knowledge to provide safe, ethical, competent, evidence based care and treatment at an advanced level in the critical care environment. develop the practitioners’ knowledge and skills with regard to their roles as managers and leaders in the context of advanced practice. develop the practitioners’ knowledge and skills with regard to their role as educators. develop practitioners’ skills and knowledge in relation to working in partnership with patients, families and other professionals in the provision of the highest standard of health care.
Modules on the Advanced Critical Care Practice programme
Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Skills 1 Resuscitation and Management of the Critically Ill Patient 2 Professional Issues in Advanced Critical Care Practice Non-Medical Prescribing
Students are required to select one dissertation option from the following two
Dissertation Portfolio Dissertation
Once selected the dissertation module becomes core for the student and must be passed.
100 Swansea University Master's Scholarships
Swansea University is offering 100 Master’s Scholarships, each worth £3000 towards tuition fees for UK/EU students starting eligible master’s courses in September 2017.Eligible courses include:All LLM programmes (including LLM by Research)All MA programmes (including MA by Research)All MRes programmesAll MSc programmes (including MSc by Research)Please note that MPhil, GDL/CPE and LPC programmes are not eligible for the Swansea University Master’s Scholarship scheme.
Value of Scholarship(s)
You must have, or expect to achieve, a minimum 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent).You must hold an offer to study on an eligible master’s course at Swansea University from September 2017. Programmes commencing in January, April and July 2017 are not eligible.
Please visit our website for more details on how to apply.
Applicants for the Advanced Critical Care Practice programme will: normally be working in ICU or in a critical care area; have least five years post-registration critical care experience; have the full support of their line manager and consultant(s) who will be their mentor(s); preferably have a first degree.
Recipient: Swansea University
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