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Acute Care (Top-up)

Anglia Ruskin University
Cambridge, Great Britain
Full-time
Duration
1 Year
Language
English
Start date
Sep 2022

Program Description

Learn more about caring for acutely ill adults, and top-up your existing nursing qualification to a BSc (Hons) in just one year. You’ll learn about current laws, procedures and best practice in this field while enhancing your leadership, decision-making and teamwork skills.

Caring for acutely ill adults is a demanding and important role, and we’ll help you develop the skills and expertise to practise effectively and compassionately. You’ll learn how to provide specialist clinical care while at the same time transforming your existing qualification/s into a BSc (Hons) degree.

Notes:
• Tuition fees for students who have citizens' rights after Brexit: £9,250/year

Entry Requirements

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Education
High School Diploma (or equivalent)
16
or
Foundation Year
55
or
IB Diploma
24
English Level
TOEFL (internet based)
80
or
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
A levels
C
or
IGCSE
C
or
IELTS
6
or
PTE
57
Notes:

Main qualifications:

  • Applicants are required to hold a relevant professional qualification, such as a Dip HE in Nursing, Paramedic or equivalent.

Other accepted qualifications:

  • International Advanced Levels (A Levels)

Alternative English language requirements:

  • Our preferred tests are IELTS, TOEFL iBT (80 overall and a minimum of 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking) and Pearson PTE ( 57 overall and a minimum of 51 in all components), so we recommend you take one of these if possible. We also recognise the following qualifications/tests:
  1. Trinity College: Integrated Skills in English (ISE)
  2. LanguageCert International ESOL SELT tests
  3. International English Language Competency Assessment (IELCA)

Important Information:

  • If you need a Tier 4 student visa you can only study at our Chelmsford campus.
  • If you don't meet our English language requirements, we offer a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry. We also provide our own English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT) in the UK and overseas.

Curriculum

Core Modules

Research Methodology

Undergraduate Major Project

Optional Modules

Adult Acute Care

Care of the Patient Undergoing Anaesthesia

Cardiac Care

Critical Care

Management of Acute Stroke and Rehabilitation

Management of the Person with Diabetes

Pain Management

Pain Management - Theory Only

Palliative and End of Life Care Management of Symptoms in Advanced Disease

Principles and Practices of Anaesthesia

Principles of Respiratory and Thoracic Care

Surgical First Assistant

Theoretical Perspectives in Adult Acute Care

Careers

Having developed your intellectual and practical skills on this course, you’ll be a real asset to any team. You might choose to remain in your current job, or you might pursue a more specialist role.

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