Nurses and allied healthcare professionals working in acute care and primary care who regularly assess patients with primary respiratory disorders.
NA6149 (level 6) and NAM55 (level 7)
The module covers respiratory anatomy and physiology, respiratory assessment and history taking, ABGs, pulmonary rehabilitation, spirometry theory, NIV simulation, and respiratory pharmacology. Conditions covered are asthma, COPD, lung cancer, infective lung disease, bronchiectasis and ILD.
Applicants should be working in the UK as a healthcare professional for a minimum of 2 days per week, working in a clinical area with support available from a designated mentor. Applicants at level 7 would normally possess a bachelor degree or equivalent or have evidence of the ability to study at postgraduate level
3,000-word case study (100%), and completion of six skills in practice (pass/refer).
2023-24 Semester 1 Falmer Campus, Brighton (dates subject to change)
- October 2,9,16,30
- November 6,13,20,27
Assessments submission date: 25th January 2024
If you are choosing this module as part of a postgraduate or community course, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for specific information on the fee for this module
If you are taking this as a single module or part of the BSc / Grad Cert/ PG Cert Clinical Practice or BSc (Hons) Professional Practice course, the module fee is:
Please contact SHS-CPE-Admissions@brighton.ac.uk for further information about the module
This module can be taken as part of a course, including:
BSc (Hons) Clinical Practice (Acute Care)
BSc (Hons) Professional Practice
Graduate Certificate Clinical Practice (Acute Care)
Postgraduate Certificate Clinical Practice (Acute Care)
MSc Health / MSc Health and Education / MSc Health and Management