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This module is commissioned by Health Education England as part of its continuing workforce development (CWD) portfolio.

To apply please make a note of the module start month, click on book now and choose the application for the correct starting month. Once your application is complete we will contact you in order to confirm whether or not you have been allocated a place.

In order to assist you in completing your application we have attached guidance notes. Please refer to these while completing your application. The deadline for you to submit an application for this module is 10 working days prior to the start date shown below.

**PLEASE NOTE – the Continuous Workforce Development (CWD) policy we have with Health Education England and the NHS Trusts states that you must have authorisation from your CWD Lead before applying for the module. A list of CWD Leads can be found here.  

BEFORE YOU CLICK “Book Now” to apply - please ensure you have confirmed your authorisation to attend the module with your CWD Lead as you will be asked to enter their name and email address as a reference on your application.

If you do not provide details of your CWD Lead with your application this will delay the progress of your application and your place on the module may be at risk. Instructions on how to add the details of your CWD as a reference are found within the guidance notes below **

GUIDANCE NOTES

 

 

If you have any questions or queries about this module please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

This module will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills required to recognise and manage deteriorating critically ill children and young people.

You will gain a sound knowledge and understanding of specific physiological problems encountered in children and be able to recognise, respond to and manage emergency situations and care. The module utilises High Fidelity Simulation with Sim Baby and junior as a key component.

The student will critically explore specific physiological problems encountered by acutely/seriously ill children and the knowledge and skills necessary for assessment and safe management. and will be able to critically reflect upon the nature of care given to seriously ill children or young people and analyse relevant theories that underpin the emergency care.

Teaching Dates:

September Cohort;

Monday September 28th 2020 - Start Date and Intro 

Monday October 5th 2020 - Taught Session 

Monday October 12th 2020 - Taught Session 

Monday October 19th 2020 - Taught Session 

Monday October 26th 2020 - Taught Session 

Monday November 2nd 2020 - Self Directed Study

Monday November 9th  2020 - Self Directed/SIM

Monday November 16th 2020 - Self Directed/SIM

Monday November 23rd 2020 - Self Directed/SIM

Monday 30th November 2020 or Tuesday December 1st 2020 (students will attend one of these days) - Taught Session 

 

 

Course Information

Award Type Level 6

Delivery Method Blend of Short lectures, Workshops, Directed and Self-Directed Study

Mode of Study
Part Time

Location
Coach Lane Campus

Start 28th September 2020

Sector
Health, Sport and Social Care

The course aims to develop requisite skills in recognising, assessing and caring for children or young people who have the potential to, or have become ill.    

Previous evidence of level 5 study.

Knowledge & Understanding:

Apply knowledge of child specific and developmental pathophysiology in relation to critically ill children and young people.

Intellectual / Professional Skills & Abilities:

Demonstrate ability to rationalise clinical decisions in recognition and assessment of the critically ill child and young person in the emergency care.

Demonstrate ability to provide safe and effective emergency care to children/YP including BLS and ALS

Critical evaluation of national/local and professional guidelines and practice accordingly

Personal Values Attributes (Global / Cultural awareness, Ethics, Curiosity) (PVA):

Demonstrate an understanding of the value base required for effective delivery of care; including themes such as safety, personal dignity, compassion, person centred care, evidence based practice, promotion of individuality, independence, rights and choice.

If you have any questions or queries about this module please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

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