This module is for nurses working in adult intensive care units and will equip students with the necessary skills to undertake and interpret a comprehensive assessment of an adult intensive care patient.
When taken in conjunction with the Intensive Care Patient Management module, this module meets the requirements for the Step two and Step three competencies which are incorporated in the National Standards for Adult Critical Care Nurse Education (2016).
Who is this module for?
Nurses working in adult intensive care areas with opportunity to assess adult intensive care patients.
Usual assessment: Unseen exam and Competency Assessment Document
NOTE - TEMPORARY ASSESSMENT CHANGE: Due to Covid-19 social distancing requirements, this module has a modified assessment in place (subject to validation): Online Essay Questions and Competency Assessment Document. The modified assessment will apply to module runs starting from September 2020 and will remain in place until social distancing requirements can be sufficiently relaxed to allow on-site, face-to-face assessment. At the time of writing, it is not known when this will be.
Course length: 10 Teaching Days