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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.

Aimed at professionals new to the clinical area of paediatric intensive care, this module forms part of a staff induction, preceptorship or development package.

You will develop a sound foundation of knowledge, skills and expertise in paediatric intensive care in order to provide efficient and effective therapeutic care interventions. You will follow a competence-based education framework which will enable you to make independent decisions based on sound clinical skills and evidence.

Emphasis is placed on accurate holistic and family assessment together with the subsequent development and implementation of the appropriate management plans in order to provide efficient and effective therapeutic care interventions. Working with the multi professional team (MPT) to ensure high quality care is a core underpinning of this module.

Content Overview

The module provides a foundation in PICU care. Topics will include:

  • Ventilation
  • Organ donation
  • End of life care
  • Renal support
  • Cardiology
  • Family centre care

Teaching Dates:

Monday 21st September 2020 (one day)

Course Information

Award Type 20 Credit, Level 6

Delivery Method Blend of Lectures, Workshops and Guided Study

Mode of Study
Part-Time

Location
Coach Lane Campus

Start Monday 21st September 2020

Sector
Health, Sport and Social Care

The module provides a foundation in PICU care. Topics will include ventilation, organ donation, end of life care, renal support, cardiology and family centre care.

This module is only open to staff currently working in a PICU. You will need to demonstrate evidence of previous study at level 5.

Knowledge & Understanding:

Critically analyse aspects of normal and disordered physiology, demonstrate competence for accurate physiological and homeostatic measurements

Critically examine the contribution that recent developments and current research in the management of CYP Critical care can make to the delivery of high quality care.

Intellectual / Professional skills & abilities:

Justify the importance and contribution of the multi-disciplinary team to the management of the child and young person in PICU and communicate effectively within the multi-disciplinary team when caring for infants and their families.

Critically analyse physiological, pathological, psychological, cultural and sociological factors that can influence the holistic management of an individual undergoing PICU care and their families and demonstrate the ability to develop a critical approach to decision making within their role utilising appropriate evidence.

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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