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MD939 - Critical Care Transfer

  • Module code: MD939
  • Module name: Critical Care Transfer
  • Department: WMS, Postgraduate Taught & CPD
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The aim of this module is to provide the student with a theoretical framework for the acquisition of a range of clinical skills relevant to the transfer of critically ill/injured patient leading towards competence in managing critical care transfers. These skills will support the student in the preparation and management of patients requiring level two and level three critical care transfers. The background and context in which these patients are assessed, monitored and packaged will form the core content of this module. The skills will be supported by the relevant theoretical concepts and knowledge.

Principal learning outcomes

Gain: CoBaTrICE Competencies Competency- Based Training in Intensive Care Medicine in Europe (2006) Domain 10: Transport

Timetabled teaching activities

6 days over 2 months.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: MD939-20)
C1 (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 50%
locally Adminstered Exam 50%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Pre-Hospital Critical Care (B91N) - Year 1
Optional Core