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Special Incident Management


Gain a theoretical framework for the acquisition of a range of clinical skills relevant to the primary emergency clinical setting.

The aim of this module is to provide you with a theoretical framework for the acquisition of knowledge in the provision of healthcare in a range of challenging and unusual situations. These skills will support you in the safe identification and management of a range of clinical and non-clinical situations where specific interventions are required in order to maximise the clinical outcome. The skills will be supported by the relevant theoretical concepts and knowledge.

Please note: Teaching may be facilitated off-site on one of the study days, if required.

Key Facts


Eva Mussio / Claire Runaghan / Evon Conway

Tel: 024 765 74263

Module Lead: Mike Smyth, Tim Atherton

Duration: Blended learning - Part-time over a 5 week period plus 155 hours of self-directed study

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Funding Opportunities

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CATS: 20

Code: MD940

  • 2,000-word case study
  • 1 x poster/ infographic
Module dates 2024/25
June 2025
02, 09, 16, 23, 30

Application Deadline: 22 April 2025.

Study options

MSc route: available as part of the MSc in Advanced Critical Care Practice and MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice. Not sure an MSc is for you? Take this module as a Postgraduate Award. Contact us for more information