Acute Care

BSc (Hons) Clinical Practice (Acute Care)


120 credits total at Level 6, including:


Click on the module name below for each module’s content, entry requirements, dates and fees.

Module Name Credits
Acute Care Pathway:
Care of the Acutely Ill Adult 20
Child Physical Assessment 20
Physical Assessment of Adults 20
Renal: Dialysis and Enhanced Renal Care 20
Renal: Acute Kidney Injury 20
Respiratory Care 20
Work Based Learning 20


The following modules can be taken as part of the Acute Care pathway but are homed in other courses in the School:

Module Name Credits
  Child Protection   20


The following modules can be taken as part of the Acute Care Pathway from any of the other Clinical Pathways:

Module Name Credits
Cardiac Care Pathway:
12-lead ECG Interpretation 20
Coronary Heart Disease 20
Cardiac Arrhythmias 20
Heart Failure 20
Physical Assessment of Cardiac and Respiratory Conditions 20
Emergency Care Pathway:
Emergency Care 20
Minor Injuries and Illnesses 20
Intensive Care Pathway:
Intensive Care: Foundations of Practice 30
Intensive Care: Enhancing Practice 30
Neonatal Care Pathway:
Neonatal Intensive Care and QIS 30
Neonatal Work Based Learning 30

Acute Care Pathway leader

Lesley White

Further BSc (Hons) Clinical Practice course information and how to apply


**The non-honours BSc Clinical Practice (Acute Care) degree award is an early exit option after completing the 60-credit Acute Care Pathway

**Students should register for the BSc (Hons) Professional Practice course if they want to combine clinical modules with other non-clinical modules within a top-up BSc degree.

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