First Sub Session
This course is designed for healthcare professionals with enhanced skills in an advanced practice role to safely assess and implement initial management of an adult patient with an episode of acute illness.
The skills and knowledge gained on this course could be required and pplied in most Primary and secondary Healthcare settings for adults. The knowledge, understanding and skills developed during this course will enable the pracittioner to accurately assess the patient with the acute and / or acute on chronic episode of illness, communicate their findings and then formulate a safe and appropriate plan of care for the patient including escalation of levels of care are required.
This course offers students the opportunity to lead a substantial piece of data-driven, empirical work within their field of study, under the supervision of an experienced researcher. Topics available will be varied but within the domain of their field of study. Alongside supervisors, students will identify a suitable topic area, develop a research protocol, design and implement an empirical study. Students will be involved alongside the supervisors in the process of defining the research question, and developing the research protocol, and where appropriate obtaining all regulatory approvals.