15 Credits GRADUATE YEAR


Pre-requisites: Evidence of ability to study at post graduate level. Must be currently working in a clinical health care environment


Aims/Description: Advanced clinical skill development is a key feature of the advanced paediatric nurse practitioner role and the completion of this module will provide advanced paediatric nurse practitioner students with the relevant pathophysiology knowledge to gain mastery in their role. The knowledge and expertise gained on this module will facilitate mastery and autonomy in comprehensive history taking, assessment, diagnosis and therapeutic management of the sick child. The knowledge and skills related to client management and advanced clinical reasoning will be developed alongside justification for differential diagnoses, investigations and treatments.

Staff Contact: Lisa Bell
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Problem solving, Independent Study,
Assessment: Formal Exam

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Nursing and Midwifery):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK