Develop your healthcare practitioner knowledge and expertise and become a competent and confident critical care nurse, equipped to work in a demanding environment.
Adult critical care nursing is a highly skilled role, requiring comprehensive knowledge and understanding.
If you’re a graduate healthcare practitioner aiming to progress in your career, our PG Cert Critical Care will prepare you both clinically and academically to provide the highest standards of safety and care for people who are acutely ill.
Our postgraduate course maps the recommendations of the National Standards for Critical Care Nurse Education and gives you a nationally recognised award accepted by healthcare provider trusts and organisations in the UK.
Our students know that the critical care environment is constantly changing, with new technologies and therapies emerging all the time. Healthcare professionals need to ensure they continue to develop and maintain their own competence in practice.
On our PG Cert Critical Care you’ll learn to re-evaluate and enhance clinical practice for continually improved safety and quality. Our well-qualified teachers will ensure you’re equipped to deal with ongoing change and advancement even as you help patients in hospital recover from serious and life-threatening illnesses.
Study part-time and gain a postgraduate certificate that will drive forward your career progression within critical care. As you develop your skill base and expertise you’ll be both enhancing your patient experience and ultimately improving your job satisfaction.
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Our PG Cert Critical Care will give you specialist knowledge and skills highly valued by healthcare managers and clinical leaders.
On graduation, you’ll have enhanced your knowledge of research and evidence-based care and be poised to take on a specialist practitioner role in the adult critical care environment.
While our course maps the recommendations of the National Standards for Critical Care Nurse Education, it’ll also give you graduate skills employers value such as; clinical decision making, critical evaluation of evidence, clinical management and service improvement.
Graduation doesn’t have to be the end of your time with us. You could choose to continue your academic career with an MSc in Clinical Nursing.
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