• CPDNeonatal High Dependency and Intensive Care Practice
  • Neonatal High Dependency and Intensive Care Practice 

    This Level 7 double practice module provides students with the essential knowledge and skills of caring for premature and sick neonates nursed in high dependency and intensive care. Students will draw upon knowledge and skills gained in practice and explore the physiological principles underpinning practice and socio-cultural perspectives which influence the care of the neonate and the family. Consideration of the needs of the family will be integrated throughout the content of the module.

    Ethical issues surrounding the management of the critically ill neonate and the extremely preterm infant born at the edge of viability will be examined. Palliative care and support of the bereaved family will also be explored. Students will gain skills in caring for premature and sick neonates in high dependency and intensive care through achievement of practice competencies.

  • If you wish to take this as a standalone module then you can apply to be a postgraduate associate student using our online application portal. You will need to register for the portal prior to proceeding with an application.

    Students must be from a respective healthcare background and have support from the clinical manager to undertake this module of study.

    Applications are made online via the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences application portal.
    Tuition fees
    Home/EU - part time fee: 2019/20: £1,020 per single module - £2,040 per double module.

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    Teaching, learning and assessment strategies include development of core postgraduate attributes. This encourages development of critical self-awareness and personal literacy, digital and information literacy and active citizenship within the context of both academic and research literacy. 

    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.
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