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Summary

This level 6 module provides students with the necessary cognitive knowledge, skills and analytic techniques to provide safe and effective care to undifferentiated and undiagnosed patients with minor injuries.

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About

Major changes to emergency care provision and the development of the autonomous emergency nurse has provided a demand for education that provide the underpinning scientific knowledge and clinical skills to facilitate autonomous decision-making related to assessment, treatment and referral of patients presenting with minor injuries. This module will provide the emergency nurse with the necessary knowledge, skills and analytical techniques to provide safe and effective care to patients presenting with undifferentiated and undiagnosed minor injuries or illness.

This module is available as a standalone module / credit bearing module.

Assessment

50% Coursework

50% Examination

Attendance

Module runs over a 12 week period in total. All students are expected to attend all classes associated with the programme and be punctual and regular in attendance (where applicable). Attendance will be monitored at the University and Employers are informed of all absences.

Entry requirements

  • Satisfy the University’s general entry requirements as set out in the prospectus or demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL). https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/entrance-requirements
  • Normally required to hold a level 5 Diploma in Nursing (or equivalent) but the initial offer standard may vary from year to year.
  • Hold current registration with the NMC and have completed a period of experience as a registered nurse to have consolidated pre-registration outcomes.
  • English language requirements for international applicants. Please contact the module co-ordinator

Start dates

  • 25 September 2017
How to apply

Apply

How to apply

SELF FUNDED PLACES
Interested self-funded candidates should make a direct application using the University's online application system which can be accessed via the University homepage or by using the following link: http://www.ulster.ac.uk/applyonline.

COMMISSIONED PLACES
Anyone who will be receiving a Commissioned place from the Department of Health (DoH) in Northern Ireland) via their HSC Trust should contact the Practice Education Team in their Health and Social Care Trust in order to obtain a Commissioned Application Form. The HSCT will manage your application. Please DO NOT apply directly via the University online application system.

Start dates

  • 25 September 2017

Fees and funding

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Prices

Northern Ireland & EU:
£294.00

Fees information

Fees are correct at the time of publishing: www.ulster.ac.uk/finance/fees/2017-18/

Contact

CONTACT MODULE CO-ORDINATOR:

Dr Vidar Melby

E: v.melby@ulster.ac.uk

T: +44 (0)28 7167 5227

CONTACT FACULTY OFFICE:

E: facljn@ulster.ac.uk

T: +44 (0)28 9036 6098