Faculty of Health Sciences

Resuscitation: Theory and Practice

Continuing Professional Development Individual module

Level of study

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What you'll study

Around 80% of cardiac arrests in hospital are predictable, with the patient showing clinical signs in the hours before the event. Therefore a sound knowledge of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is required, as it is appropriate for many acute medical events where death is likely if no intervention takes place.

This module aims to provide health care practitioners with the knowledge and skills to recognise and deal with those patients at risk of a cardiac arrest and those having a cardiac arrest.

Starts in: Duration:
January 12 weeks (1 semester)

This module is delivered on alternate Fridays on campus.

Benefit from the amazing facilities of our new £28-million Health Campus with its mock operating theatre, hospital ward and intensive care unit.

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Developed with our NHS partners, our programmes are constantly updated to reflect the very latest in health care thinking. 

Clinical placements give our students the skills, experience and support to become confident and compassionate health practitioners.

Expert staff work with NHS clinicians to deliver programmes from ‘bite-size’ taster sessions to PhDs in some of the UK’s finest facilities.

Entry requirements

Fees and funding

Home/EU: £1,540 (per 20 credit module)

International: Please contact 

Funding may be available through your employer.