At the end of the module you will be able to:
- demonstrate the practical skills needed for advanced neurological and environmental emergencies as well as in special patient group assessment and interventions to promote effective critical care management, incorporating legal and ethical considerations
- critically discuss and apply the underpinning knowledge required to manage advanced neurological and environmental emergencies as well as special patient group critical care scenarios
- critically review the aetiology, physiology and pathophysiology of key body systems relevant to the module
- analyse the pharmacology of the key drugs/agents used in the critical care management of neurological and environmental emergency, and special patient groups, and evaluate their effectiveness.
8 February, 5, 10, 12 March 2021.
The university is following government guidelines on COVID
19 and there is a possibility that some modules may require online delivery. We
will keep you informed of any decisions regarding this.
(Occasionally delivery dates might be subject to change – always check with the module lead or Professional Development Unit).
Please be aware that all modules run to minimum numbers. In the event that there are low numbers, this module may be rescheduled to an alternative date. Some modules are also subject to maximum numbers.
This module can be studied as a standalone professional development module or as a core module towards the MSc Pre-Hospital Critical Care/Retrieval and Transfer pathway of the MSc Advanced Professional Practice programme.