This module is for healthcare practitioners wishing to expand their existing paediatric critical care knowledge and skills and to enable them to care holistically for these children within a critical care environment. Particular emphasis is placed upon developing clinical competencies and understanding the pathophysiology of single and multi-organ failure and organ support or its withdrawal. It will enable practitioners to provide evidence-based care for critically ill children and their families.
This module will enable students to:
Students should have completed the 'Applied Pathophysiology in Children' and 'Acutely Ill Child' modules and be working in an area where critically ill and intensive care children are cared for.
Reflective essay and competency assessment document (CAD)
Course length: 10 Teaching Days