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Advanced Emergency Practice

This module addresses the needs of both air and land paramedics and doctors and allied health care professionals wishing to undertake a primary HEMS role or work in an environment providing advanced medical interventions to a similar level (oil rigs, expeditions etc.). You will need to be currently employed or have access to clinical placements that will support development of clinical skills during the course of the module. You will need to
have access to clinical and educational mentorship support.
  • Gain a clear understanding of the concepts and theories surrounding the issues of emergency practice
  • The teaching and learning style is interactive, drawing on both the expert teachers and the experience of the students

Aims and learning outcomes:
Gain a theoretical framework for the acquisition of a range of clinical skills relevant to the primary HEMS clinical setting.

These skills will support you in the safe identification and management of a range of clinical conditions where specific interventions are required in order to maximise the clinical outcome.

The skills will be supported by the relevant theoretical concepts and knowledge.

Study options

Available as an optional module on the following courses:

Induction module

Before completing the course, you will undertake our Induction and Professional Development module, introducing you to all the underpinning regulations, guidance and support available to you during your postgraduate study.

Key Facts

Contact:

Cheryl Grantham/ Eva Mussio/ Claire Runaghan

Tel: 024 76573958/024 76574263

Leaders:

Jim Hancox

Duration: 6 weeks (including 45 hours teaching time over 6 days and 144 hours of self-directed study)

Assessment:

  • 4 x 15-minute Case Based Examination
  • 2 x 1,000-word written assignment

CATS: 20

Code: MD938


Next Course Start Date:

Critical Care: Advanced Emergency Practice

Application Deadline - 12/01/2021

Course Dates:

Thursday 25/02/2021
Thursday 18/03/2021
Thursday 20/05/2021
Friday 28/05/2021
Monday 07/06/2021
Friday 02/07/2021

Teaching scheduled in Terms 2 and 3 is provisional and may change. It is therefore advised that you check individual module pages in advance of teaching.


Fees

Funding Opportunities


How to apply