Emergency Care Setting

Continuing Professional Development (short course)


12 weeks

Module code: MOD001592, MOD004244

Module level: 6 and 7

Module credits: 30 credits

Number of places: 22


Explore the common illnesses and injuries affecting clients attending A&E. Learn to critically evaluate the accepted initial and definitive management of these conditions, and link them to current policy. Increase your appreciation of effective teamwork and inter-disciplinary collaboration.

Full description

Who should attend?

You'll meet the following requirements to access the course:
Level 6: 6 months experience in Emergency Care and be on a professional register.
Level 7: Two years’ experience A&E care plus minimum 2:2 degree in nursing.

You must also be able to practice 300 hours in Emergency Care for the duration of the course.


Take this course at level 7 as one half of our PG Cert Emergency Care


30 January 2019
6, 13, 20 and 27 February 2019
6, 13 and 27 March 2019
3 and 10 April 2019
OSCE: Either 30 April or 1 May 2019

Please note that all dates are currently tentative and subject to change. Teaching dates and times will be confirmed in July.

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.

Explore our Chelmsford campus

Fees & funding

Course fees

30 Credits (Level 6)


30 Credits (Level 7)


Funding for CPD

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

Contact details

Ian Mann
01245 684169

Anne Kenny
01245 684149

CPD Admissions
01245 686868

Entry requirements

Level 6: six months' experience in emergency care and be on a professional register.
Level 7: two years’ experience A&E care plus minimum 2:2 degree in nursing.

Practice requirement

All applicants must be able to practice 300 hours in emergency care for the duration of the course.

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