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Critical Care

CPD and short courses (short course)


6 months

Module level: 6

Module credits: 60 credits


Provide the highest standards of safety and care for people who are critically ill. Learn to re-evaluate and enhance clinical practice for continually improved safety and quality and how to deal with continually emerging new technologies and therapies. Understand the importance of competence as one of the 6 Cs.

Full description

Who should attend?

To access this course you must be professionally registered with at least six months' experience in a critical care practice environment.


This is a blended delivery course.

Trimester 1

Face to face dates:
  • 23 October 2024
  • 20 November
Online dates:
  • 25 September 2024
  • 2, 9, 16 October
  • 6, 13, 27 November
  • 4 December

Trimester 2

Face to face dates:
  • 12 February 2025
  • 19 March
Online dates:
  • 22 January 2025
  • 5, 26 February
  • 5, 12, 26 March
  • 2 April

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?

Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

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

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Fees & funding

Course fees

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


Funding for CPD

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

Contact details

Module Leaders:
Naim Abdulmohdi (Cambridge)
[email protected]
Kathleen Karauda
[email protected]

CPD Admissions:
[email protected]

Entry requirements

To access this course you must be professionally registered with at least six months' experience in a critical care practice environment.

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