Critical Care

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Chelmsford, Cambridge

10 months

Module code: MOD004251

Module level: 6

Module credits: 60 credits

Take this module at postgraduate level 7 to be awarded PG Cert Critical Care

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Please also complete a supplementary information form when applying for this course.


Provide the highest standards of safety and care for people who are critically ill. Learn to re-evaluate and enhance clinical practice for continually improved safety and quality. Learn to deal with continually emerging new technologies and therapies. Understand the importance of competence as one of the 6 Cs.

Full description

Who should attend?

To access this course, you must have 6 months experience in a critical care practice environment and professionally registered.



25 September 2018
2, 9, 16 and 30 October 2018
6, 13, 20 and 27 November 2018
4 December 2018
29 January 2019
5, 19 and 26 February 2019
5, 12, 19 and 26 March 2019
2 and 9 April 2019
Exam: Week commencing 13 May 2019


26 September 2018
3, 10, 17 and 31 October 2018
7, 14, 21 and 28 November 2018
5 December 2018
30 January 2019
6, 20 and 27 February 2019
6, 13, 20 and 27 March 2019
3 and 10 April 2019
Exam: Week commencing 13 May 2019

Take this module at postgraduate level 7 to be awarded a PG Cert Critical Care

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


Funding for CPD

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

Contact details

Sarah McGloin (Chelmsford)
01245 684163

Naim Abdulmohdi (Cambridge)
01223 695538
CPD Admissions team
01245 686868

Entry requirements

To access this course, you must have 6 months experience in a critical care practice environment and professionally registered.

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