Pre-requisites: It is expected that participants have 120 credits at level 6 (degree) or demonstrate the ability to study at this level.

Aims/Description: This postgraduate unit will enable health care professionals to explore the components of heart failure care and management. Content will include pathophysiology, assessment, investigations, therapeutics, and the organisation and delivery of services. The unit is suitable for qualified nurse and allied health professionals who encounter patients with, or at risk of developing, heart failure. Through a combination of lectures, student seminars and guided study the unit will guide the student through an educational experience designed to be immediately applicable to their own practice and which will both challenge and utilise prior knowledge and experience.

Staff Contact: Lisa Bell
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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