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Nursing the High Acuity Medical Patient

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their clinical and theoretical knowledge, and skills required for acute medical high dependency nursing practice.

Course Code GCHM701
Level 7
Credits 5


Apply knowledge of assessment practices and critically analyse assessment findings to prioritise nursing interventions and timely referrals to other health professionals.

Apply knowledge of the effects common pharmacological intervention and respiratory/cardiac support may have on an individual.

Critically reflect on the professional role of the nurse when working with patients with/or at risk of critical illness.

Delivered as part of the following programmes