University of Warwick
Critical Care (Advanced Emergency Practice)
This course is taught in 6 days over a 6-week period; 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); students on this course gain an 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 student's; 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 primary HEMS clinical setting; these skills support the student 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 are supported by the relevant theoretical concepts and knowledge.
Lower 2nd Class Honours in a 1st degree of an approved university in a relevant discipline or disciplines; students with a 1st language that is not English are expected to obtain 1 of the following recognised English language qualifications: IELTS of at least 6.5 with 6.5 in reading and writing; TOEFL of at least 92 (internet-based iBT) or PTE 62.
Students undertake an assignment to demonstrate more in-depth study, review of the literature and/or critical application of the knowledge and skills gained in the taught part of the module; a 2,000-word assignment, a 1 hour examination and a 20 minute presentation during the course of the module are required to gain 20 CATS credits from the module.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PGA||Part-time day||£ 3,370 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|PGA||Part-time day||£ 7,595 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Warwick||Coventry||CV4 7AL||West Midlands|