This module aims to explore in detail the principles and practice of adult polytrauma patient care following their primary survey and admission to intensive care.
The course is also offered as a postgraduate (level 7) award.
Who is this module for?
This module is suitable for experienced intensive care nurses and other acute healthcare practitioners involved in the care of polytrauma patients within an adult intensive care unit in a trauma hospital or tertiary trauma centre. You should have already completed relevant specialist practice modules e.g.an intensive care course or equivalent.
Applicants are expected to hold a recognised healthcare related qualification with current professional registration (where appropriate to the qualification) and normally a minimum of 6 months post-qualifying experience in order to consolidate training.
Equivalences of overseas qualifications are assessed using a specialist resource (NARIC) to which SGUL subscribes.
Healthcare practitioners who do not hold a Dip H.E. (or equivalent) will normally be considered for standalone level 6 module enrolments if they can demonstrate one of the following:
Applicants who do not meet the standard criteria for entry to the diploma programme, will be assessed on an individual basis and will normally be considered for access to standalone level 5 modules where demonstration of the ability to study at level 5 has been achieved through successful completion of an entrance test.
Course length: 5 Teaching Days