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Medical and Surgical Emergency Nursing

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their knowledge and skills to care for patients presenting with a range of medical and surgical conditions.

Course Code GCEN705
Level 7
Credits 5


Apply knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology to patients presenting with medical or surgical emergencies to ensure best practice and enhance patient outcomes.

Utilise a systematic approach to assess and analyse findings and interpret diagnostic results, to prioritise nursing interventions.

Critically analyse 'best practice' principles in planning and managing nursing care for patients with medical and surgical conditions/emergencies.

Critically analyse nursing responsibilities in relation to the care of patients at risk of medical or surgical emergency conditions.

Delivered as part of the following programmes