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Emergency Nursing Practice
Our Postgraduate Certificate in Emergency Nursing Practice enables UK registered healthcare professionals to achieve professional development and gain experience in this specialist area.
Our course covers the management of patients in an emergency department with differing care needs. You will have the opportunity to develop your:
- skills and understanding of assessment
- planning, delivery and evaluation of care.
You will undertake learning assessments based around practice and the workplace. There is an emphasis on practice focused learning. You will be able to develop as a practitioner, transferring course skills to direct service provision.
We place importance on your experience within the educational process, from both a personal and professional perspective.
Relevant national and international research and evidence based literature informs course content. This helps you expand the breadth of your studies and develop a depth of critical analysis and evaluation of practice.
How to apply
Apply through our Moodle Portal.
Applications are dealt with on a first come, first served basis, so please act early to avoid disappointment.
If you only wish to take one module as a stand alone module (rather than as part of the PGCert), then you can apply to be a postgraduate associate student.
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Questions about fees?
Fees quoted are for the first year only. If you are studying a course that lasts longer than one year your fees will increase each year.
Financial support and scholarships
Learning and assessment
You will study three single, 20 credit compulsory modules as part of our postgraduate certificate.
Successful completion of this course allows you to graduate with the Postgraduate Certificate in Emergency Nursing worth 60 CATS credits at Level 7.
After you graduate
Students who have completed similar vocational health and life sciences postgraduate certificate courses have been employed within their speciality both locally and nationally. This course enables you as a practitioner to work through the Agenda for Change grading bands to further your career progression.
Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.