Module Acute Care: Initial Management of the Acutely Ill Adult

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Duration Part-time, 12 weeks, Part-time, Single Module
Start date January
Entry Requirements Programme specification (PDF)
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This level 7 module aims to enhance the knowledge and understanding of registered healthcare professional to recognise and manage the initial needs of adults who present with acute illness. The module is designed to enhance your knowledge and understanding of acute presentation in adults including red flag diagnoses and symptoms. On successful completion of the module, you will be able to demonstrate a critical understanding of the skills required to perform a primary and secondary health assessment on the acutely ill adult and also to evaluate appropriate early warning tools and investigations which assist the diagnostic process.

Graduate destinations

Having completed this module, you may wish to bring these 20 credits into the MSc Practice Development or MSc Paramedic: Practice Development programme.

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