This 20 credit masters-level module will provide you with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of maternal critical care in the Obstetric Unit setting, as well as building on your existing assessment skills.
The module encompasses a comprehensive examination of all aspects of maternal critical care and the decision-making process leading to the care given.
You will also examine the key components of safe care provision around multi-professional team working and evidence-based practice.
Level 7 – masters degree
Face-to-face delivery in Plymouth
- possess an in-depth knowledge of the pathophysiology and clinical presentation of the critically ill patient
- demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in the detection of clinical deterioration and care escalation, critically analysing the reasons for failure to rescue
- demonstrate a systematic, evidence-based approach to the clinical assessment and management required by the critically ill woman and, act with initiative in decision making
- incorporate a critical ethical, legal and professional dimension to your clinical practice.
- Application forms.
- Change of name forms.
- Pre-course information.
- Downloadable guides.
- Student card.
- A registered health practitioner working in an area of clinical practice that will allow you to meet the module learning outcomes, for example midwives and nurses working in obstetric units.
- Ideally in possession of previous study at degree level.
Fees and funding
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Funding for this module may be available through your employing trust. Please contact your trust’s Educational Co-ordinator in the first instance. If you work in the private, independent or voluntary sector, please contact your employer who will advise you accordingly.