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Adult Intensive Care Practice PGCert

Oxford Brookes University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21, 24-JAN-22

  • Duration

    9 months

Course summary

Overview

Our Postgraduate Certificate in Adult Intensive Care Practice enables UK registered healthcare professionals to achieve professional development and gain experience in this specialist area.

Our course covers the management of critically ill patients with complex care needs being cared for in an intensive care environment.

You will develop your critical understanding of adult intensive care practice. By applying evidence based practice, you will deliver the best outcome of care for the patient and their family. You will have the opportunity to develop your:

  • knowledge
  • skills and understanding of assessment
  • planning, delivery and evaluation of care

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.

Learning and teaching

You will learn through a variety of teaching and learning strategies. Our teaching, learning and assessment strategy is student centred, patient-centred and practice-focused in its approach.

There will be a combination of structured learning activities and private study as part of each module you complete.

Assessment

We will assess you with a variety of methods. Assessments give you an opportunity to demonstrate knowledge as well as the critical and reflective analysis required for professional practice.

Career prospects

Students who have completed similar postgraduate certificate courses have been employed within their speciality both locally and nationally. This course enables you to work through the Agenda for Change grading bands to gain career progression within your adult intensive care practitioner field.

Application deadline

30 June 2021

Tuition fees

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University information

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Oxford Brookes University

  • University League Table

    48th

  • Campus address

    Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0BP, England

Oxford is world-famous for its rich history of education and groundbreaking research. It’s also only an hour from London by train.
Oxford Brookes courses give students the fundamental skills and experience needed to succeed in their chosen career and become internationally employable.
A dedicated International Student Advice team can help with everything from visas to work options. Trips are offered, so students can explore the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    38th out of 83 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    129 74%

    25th

    21
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    31st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.51 90%

    1st

    10

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