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Managing Heart Failure Academic Credits

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Credits

  • Location

    Staffordshire University (Shrewsbury campus)

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    12 weeks

Course summary

Course outline

This module explores the management of people with heart failure and some of the issues around their care.

Course Content

The content of this 15 credit Level 7 module includes:

  • Pathophysiology of heart failure
  • Pharmaceutical management of heart failure
  • Lifestyle changes to improve the management of heart failure
  • Recognition and care of people with acute exacerbations of heart failure
  • Palliative care and support of people with heart failure

This module has no formal practice requirement but the assessment requires the exploration of an aspect of a specific patient’s care in relation to the current evidence.

Key Features

This module is designed for nurses from a broad range of hospital or community settings who work with people suffering from heart failure. This module explores the management of people with heart failure and some of the issues around their care.

However, this module has previously been completed, successfully, by students who are not a nurse.

Programme specification

This module will equip you to critically evaluate the care of patients in acute exacerbations and in the terminal phase of heart failure supported by the current research base.

The module will encompass the following assessment:

3500 word critically evaluated case study

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