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Adult Acute Care

CPD and short courses (short course)

Blended learning, Cambridge, Chelmsford

12 weeks

Module level: 6 and 7

Module credits: 30 credits

Overview

Make safety and quality of care an essential part of your clinical practice. Improve your ability to continually re-evaluate and enhance care and learning strategies, supporting improvements in acute care practice.

Full description

Who should attend?

This course is intended for registered clinical practitioners, such as a nurse, operating department practitioner, paramedic or a midwife, who participates in the care of critically and acutely ill patients.

Dates

Please note dates are currently provisional and may be subject to change.

Trimester 1 - Cambridge and Chelmsford (Blended delivery)

Online:
  • 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 October 2024
  • 12, 26, November
  • 3 December
Face to Face:
  • 24 September 2024
  • 19 November

Trimester 2 - Cambridge and Chelmsford (Blended delivery)

Online:
  • 28 January 2025
  • 4, 11, 25 February
  • 4, 11, 25 March
  • 1 April
Face to Face:
  • 21 January 2025
  • 18 March

Trimester 3 - Cambridge and Chelmsford (Blended delivery)

Online:
  • 20, 27 May 2025
  • 10, 17, 24 June
  • 1, 15, 22 July
Face to Face:
  • 13 May 2025
  • 8 July

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Medicine and Social Care at ARU is primed to meet the demand for healthcare professionals, doctors, scientists and social workers in the East of England.

We've been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.

We know that our students want the very best experiential learning, and we've invested heavily in purpose-built simulated wards, science labs and skills spaces, to support your learning every step of the way.

Where can I study?

Chelmsford
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Blended learning
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Study through a mix of face-to-face teaching and online sessions.

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Cambridge
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Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

30 Credits (Level 6) for courses starting in 2023/24

£2,312.50

30 credits (Level 7) for courses starting in 2023/24

£1,667

Funding for CPD

Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.

Contact details

Jacqui Lynch - Module Leader
[email protected]

CPD admissions team
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Entry requirements

To access this course at Level 6 you must:

  • be a registered nurse or other healthcare practitioner who participates in the care of critically and acutely ill patients
  • have six months' experience working in an acute or critical care setting, and will come to the programme with an appropriate understanding of this environment.

To access this course at Level 7 you must:

  • be a registered nurse or other healthcare practitioner who participates in the care of critically and acutely ill patients
  • have a BSc (Hons) in a related subject at 2:2 or above (or UK equivalent)
  • have six months' experience working in an acute or critical care setting, and will come to the programme with an appropriate understanding of this environment.

No degree? Non-graduates with extensive relevant, practical and continuing professional development experience will be considered for entry onto this module.

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