Adult Acute Care Level 6

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Chelmsford, Cambridge

12 weeks

Module code: MOD001588

Module level: 6

Module credits: 30 credits

Take this module as part of our BSc (Hons) Acute Care Top-up course
Number of places: 25


Make safety and quality of care an intrinsic part of your clinical practice by improving your ability to continually revaluate and enhance care and learning strategies to support improvements in acute care practice.

Full description

Who should attend?

This course is intended for registered clinical practitioners, such as a nurse, operating department practitioner, paramedic or a midwife, who participates in the care of critically and acutely ill patients.


Chelmsford: April 2018

12, 19 and 26 April 2018
31 May 2018
7, 14, 21 and 28 June 2018
5 and 12 July 2018

Chelmsford: January 2018 - Closed

29 January 2018
5, 19 and 26 February 2018
5, 12 and 19 March 2018
9, 16 and 23 April 2018

Cambridge: January 2018 - Closed

2, 9 and 23 February 2018
2, 9, 16 and 23 March 2018
13, 20 and 27 April 2018

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.

With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.

At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.

Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.

You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.

Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.

Where can I study?

Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

30 Credits (Level 6)


Fee information

For more information about tuition fees, including the UK Government's commitment to EU students, please see our UK/EU funding pages

Funding for CPD

Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.

Contact details

Anne Kenny - Chelmsford

01245 684149

Jacqui Lynch - Cambridge & Peterborough

01223 695337

CPD admissions team

01245 686868

Entry requirements

To access this course, you must:

  • be a registered nurse or other healthcare practitioner who participates in the care of critically and acutely ill patients
  • have six months' experience working in an acute or critical care setting, and will come to the programme with an appropriate understanding of this environment.
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