Aims and Objectives
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- Identify and critically consider influences on clinical decision making in relation to the deteriorating adult patient.
- Identify and discuss a range of factors which place the acutely unwell adult at risk of deterioration / critical illness.
- Utilise knowledge gained in the module to make recommendations which may improve the care delivered to patients at risk of deterioration / critical illness in your own clinical area.
- Critically evaluate the evidence which underpins the planning, delivery and evaluation of care to the deteriorating adult patient.
Based on NICE CG50
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
Lectures, seminars and workshops.
Self directed and directed study and homework.
|Total study time||250|
Resources & Reading list
Woodrow, P. (2016). Nursing Acutely Ill adults. London: Routledge.
Clarke, D. Malecki-Ketchell, A. (2016). Nursing the Acutely Ill Adult. London: Palgrave-MacMillan.
This is how we’ll give you feedback as you are learning. It is not a formal test or exam.Essay plan and seminar presentation
This is how we’ll formally assess what you have learned in this module.
Repeat type: External