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Intensive care of the polytrauma patient | AP7021X | Level 7 (Postgraduate) | Credits 15 | 2021/22
Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
Application Portal
Intensive care of the polytrauma patient | AP7021X | Level 7 (Postgraduate) | Credits 15 | 2021/22
Availability
13/06/2022 | Available
13/06/2022 (On Campus), 20/06/2022 (Online), 27/06/2022 (On Campus), 04/07/2022 (Online), 11/07/2022 (On Campus)

Description

For more information regarding the Covid pandemic and how it might affect you please visit this page - https://www.healthcare.ac.uk/courses/covid-update/

 

This module aims to explore, in detail, the principles and practice of polytrauma patient care following their primary survey and admission to the critical care area. It is suitable for experienced intensive care nurses and other acute healthcare practitioners involved in the care of polytrauma patients during their intensive care phase. 

Who is this module for?

Applicants should be experienced practitioners who are working within an adult Intensive Care Unit in a trauma hospital or tertiary trauma centre. A relevant specialist practice module, such as an intensive care course or equivalent must have been completed.

 

 

PreRequisites

Programme entry requirements

Assessment

Essay

Learning Outcomes
  1. Justify the context, epidemiology and service provision for the adult polytrauma patient in intensive care.
  2. Evaluate the impact of mechanisms of injury on the adult polytrauma patient during critical illness.
  3. Appraise the assessment strategies required by the adult polytrauma patient when in intensive care.
  4. Prioritise and justify the interventions used with the adult polytrauma patient within intensive care areas.
  5. Evaluate the evidence-base for the interventions and management of the polytrauma patient.

 

Course length: 5 Teaching Days

 

 

Course Notes

As a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic, your course may now have to be initially delivered partly online. Please use this link to see what the technology requirements are.

https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/offer-holders/technology-requirements

 

 

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Course Leader
Name: Johannes Mellinghoff
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Price

£935.00

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

Mode of Delivery
Blended Learning. On-Campus sessions subject to change. If government advice changes, we may need to update our plans. If we do so, we will update this information, and will keep current students and offer holders informed by email.
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