Advanced care of the critically ill child/young person (L3)

This module will build on skills and knowledge already attained to provide specialist critical care knowledge and skills and allow achievement of competencies at Step Three of the National Competency Framework (CC3N, 2015) adapted towards a paediatric intensive care setting. Students will be supported to develop their expertise and leadership in the care and management of the complex critically ill patient using up to date evidence based practice. By developing their enhanced problem solving and enhanced communication skills students will demonstrate their ability to work in very complex and challenging paediatric intensive care environments. This module is designed for those who want to develop into nursing leadership roles, supervising and supporting others working within an advanced critical care environment.

Entry Criteria

  • Effective registration with the NMC / HPC or other relevant professional body. ESSENTIAL
  • Undertaken successful level 4/5 academic study. ESSENTIAL
  • Currently be employed in practice and have the support of their manager in undertaking the module. ESSENTIAL

How to apply

Online Application Forms and Guidance Information

Key information

Module Category: PCPH
Module Code: 3016
Module Credits: 30
Module Level: 6

Module leader

Cathy Arden

T: 0116 225 06195


Semester 2


Every Wednesday from 01/02/23 to 5/4/23

29/03/23 14:00-17:00