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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Charterhouse Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 months

Course summary

The Critical Care course is intended to provide participants with a thorough grounding in the discipline, together with the tools to maintain their knowledge base, through a course of advanced, specialist instruction.

The programme is designed to ensure that course participants acquire the theoretical understanding and skills to advance and promote knowledge in the specialty and develop their leadership skills. Accordingly, students will be carefully selected to ensure that they are able to meet the high academic standards required to successfully complete the course.

This programme aims to:

- To provide advanced theoretical and practical teaching covering a broad range of key topics related to the management of the critically ill or injured patients.
- To develop the skills, knowledge and confidence required to provide leadership in the provision of the highest standards of critical care.
- Demonstrate their achievement of the specific learning outcomes detailed in each of the modules of the course.
- To develop and demonstrate competence in critical appraisal of research and the skills to conduct robust clinical audit.
- To develop the problem-solving skills which will enable independent practice as a specialist.
- To develop related skills such as correct use of statistics, use of databases, literature searches, reviewing evidence, critical appraisal of scientific literature, writing papers and articles.

What you'll study

The curriculum will be covered in a ‘taught course’ of 3 terms divided into modules. Three modules will be covered in each of the first and second term Each taught module accounts for 15 credits and each module takes 4 weeks to cover the taught materials including one or more module assignments.

On the residential course, teaching will mainly be in the form of lectures, with self-directed learning following these. Each module will be accompanied by a tutorial to consolidate the learning and answer any questions.

Structure

PGCert students will be required to complete 4 taught modules of their choice (2 in semester 1 and 2 in semester 2).

Tuition fees

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University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

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