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Cardiac care: patient assessment and management | HP7082X | Level 7 (Postgraduate) | Credits 15 | 2020/21
Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
Application Portal
Cardiac care: patient assessment and management | HP7082X | Level 7 (Postgraduate) | Credits 15 | 2020/21
Availability
02/11/2020 | Available
02/11/2020, 09/11/2020, 16/11/2020, 23/11/2020, 30/11/2020, 07/12/2020, 14/12/2020 (OSCE)
13/05/2021 | Available
13/05/2021, 20/05/2021, 27/05/2021, 03/06/2021, 10/06/2021, 17/06/2021, 18/06/2021 (OSCE)
** Applications will ordinarily close 28 days before start date of a course.

Description

This module will equip the practitioner with the essential skills to rapidly assess acutely unwell cardiac patients and the knowledge to inform individualised, evidence-based care.

 

Who is this module for?

This module is suitable for healthcare practitioners working with adult patients in a range of acute clinical settings including cardiology, cardiac surgery, acute medicine, pre-hospital and emergency care.

 

PreRequisites

Programme entry requirements

 

Co-Requisites

Students should be healthcare practitioners who regularly work with acutely unwell cardiac patients.

Assessment

Assessment: Written Assignment

Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate detailed knowledge and systematic understanding of applied cardiac anatomy and pathophysiology related to patient care with cardiac conditions, including pharmacological and therapeutic principles as applied to cardiac care.
  2. Critically analyse the evidence and apply knowledge underpinning the delivery of care to those patients with cardiovascular disorders.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge in recognising deteriorating patients with acute cardiac conditions and formulating a plan to prioritise care based on current published guidelines.
  4. Critically appraise the role of the multidisciplinary team in the provision of evidence-based care for complex cardiovascular disorders.
  5. Critically reflect upon, anticipate and respond to the psychosocial issues and ethico-legal considerations for patients living with cardiac conditions and provision of health promotion/education for patients and their carers/family living with cardiovascular disorders.

 

Course length: 5 Teaching Days

 

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Course Leader
Name: Raj Mungur
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Price

Self Funding: £850.00

*Trust Commissioning and Trust Non-contract funding same price as above

Mode of Delivery
Online learning and work-based learning - NOTE: In the autumn term, due to Covid-19 social distancing requirements, face-to-face teaching will be limited to clinically focused modules incorporating practical skills teaching. This will remain the case throughout the 2020/21 academic year, until social distancing requirements can be sufficiently relaxed to allow a greater proportion of on-site teaching. At the time of writing, it is not known when this will be.
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