Faculty of health, psychology and social care department of continuing professional development and postgraduate studies




НазваниеFaculty of health, psychology and social care department of continuing professional development and postgraduate studies
страница7/20
Дата13.10.2012
Размер1.16 Mb.
ТипДокументы
1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   ...   20



1
UNIT TITLE

Emergency Life Support
2
BRIEF SUMMARY

The overall aim of this clinical unit is to enable practitioners to develop their knowledge and skills in the management of resuscitation from acute life-threatening conditions.
3
UNIT CODE NUMBER



4
HOME PROGRAMME

MSc Emergency Medicine
5
HOME DEPARTMENT

Continuing Professional Development and Postgraduate Studies
6
SUBJECT AREA

Continuing professional development in the field of health and related areas of practice.
7
UNIT LEADER(S)

Author and Unit Leader: Kevin Mackway-Jones
8
CREDIT VALUE
40
CREDITS AT LEVEL:
7
9
TOTAL AMOUNT OF STUDENT LEARNING (NOTIONAL HOURS OF LEARNING)
400 hours with:

  • 12 hours taught

  • 60 hours directed study

  • 328 hours independent study
10
UNIT STATUS

Elective Unit
11
PRE-REQUISITES

Advanced Life Support provider status, Advanced Trauma Life Support provider status OR Trauma Nurse Core Course provider status, Advanced Paediatric Life Support provider status
12
CO-REQUISITES

None
13
UNIT LEARNING OUTCOMES

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to have attained or demonstrated:


  1. a systematic understanding and critical awareness of the evidence base for emergency department resuscitative practice;

  2. a systematic understanding and critical awareness of the practical skills required to resuscitate different patient groups;

  3. the ability to critically appraise resuscitation practice.
14
CURRICULUM OUTLINE

This unit covers both the practicalities and the evidence-base for emergency department resuscitative practice. Aspects of the resuscitation of patients (adult and paediatric) from cardiac arrest will be explored, as will the management of sick and inured children and the approach to adults who have suffered major trauma.
15
LEARNING & TEACHING ACTIVITIES

This is an online supported unit (blended learning). Core competencies will be taught in small groups in a face to face environment. Group learning and tutor support will add to the learning through the online discussion of in-course assignments. A combination of directed cases, reflective tasks and group exercises will be used.
16
ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES

Two reflective case studies of 2,250 words (25% each) from two of cardiac, paediatric and trauma resuscitation. One evidence-based case study of 4,500 words from the third area (50%).
17
ASSESSMENT CRITERIA FOR UNIT/ELEMENTS OF ASSESSMENT

In each assignment students must provide evidence of systematic understanding and critical awareness of the evidence base for emergency department resuscitative practice (LO 1). They must evidence the practical skills required to resuscitate different patient groups (LO 2) and must provide a critical appraisal of resuscitation practice (LO 3)


In addition, M level grading criteria apply.
18
INDICATIVE STUDENT LEARNING RESOURCES

Advanced Life Support (2007) RC(UK) London


Advanced Trauma Life Support (2006) ACS. Chicago


Advanced Paediatric Life Support (2006) The practical approach. BMJ Books. 2006


Trauma Nurse Core Course


Websites

eMedicine. The continually updated clinical reference. http://www.emedicine.com/
19
ANY ADDITIONAL NOTES AND COMMENTS

Key Words: Resuscitation, Cardiac Arrest, Major Trauma, Ill Child


This unit has been mapped against section A 1 of the College of Emergency Medicine Curriculum for Specialist Training in Emergency Medicine.


Minimum Numbers of students: 6
20
DATE OF APPROVAL
10 April 2008
21
DATE OF MOST RECENT CONSIDERATION:
1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   ...   20

Похожие:

Faculty of health, psychology and social care department of continuing professional development and postgraduate studies iconFaculty of health, psychology and social care

Faculty of health, psychology and social care department of continuing professional development and postgraduate studies iconCentury Department of Social Work, College of Professional Studies, University of West Florida

Faculty of health, psychology and social care department of continuing professional development and postgraduate studies iconFaculty of Health Sciences: Anaesthesia and Intensive care

Faculty of health, psychology and social care department of continuing professional development and postgraduate studies iconTopic 2: Confidentiality in health and social care

Faculty of health, psychology and social care department of continuing professional development and postgraduate studies iconFaculty of Health Sciences Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Journal Article

Faculty of health, psychology and social care department of continuing professional development and postgraduate studies iconUniversity of the West of England School of Health and Social Care

Faculty of health, psychology and social care department of continuing professional development and postgraduate studies iconDepartment Of Care, Social Sciences and Early Education

Faculty of health, psychology and social care department of continuing professional development and postgraduate studies iconThe Department of Social Studies

Faculty of health, psychology and social care department of continuing professional development and postgraduate studies iconFaculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Centre for Australian Indigenous Research and Studies

Faculty of health, psychology and social care department of continuing professional development and postgraduate studies iconPostgraduate Studies in Sociology Department of Sociology University College Cork

Разместите кнопку на своём сайте:
Библиотека


База данных защищена авторским правом ©lib.znate.ru 2014
обратиться к администрации
Библиотека
Главная страница