Pre-requisites: NUR61011, NUR61012

Co-requisites: NUR61013

Aims/Description: This unit enables students to critically analyse the evidence based principles which underpin short term acute and critical care nursing interventions in acute and short term care. Academic assessment within this unit includes a practical assessment of the recognition and escalation of care of the deteriorating patient. Developing Nursing Practice: caring for people with acute and short term care needs (Unit 2) and Critical Analysis of Professional Practice Part 2B constitute the first half of Part 2 of the Programme.

Restrictions on availability: This module is only available to students enrolled on NURT112 MMedSci Nursing Studies (Adult) This unit is part of a professional programme for students seeking registration with the NMC. All assessments must be passed to achieve a pass overall....

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Problem solving, Clinical work, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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

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