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Faculty of Health Sciences

The Deteriorating Child

Continuing Professional Development Individual module

Level of study

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What you'll study

This module will provide you with the theoretical underpinning knowledge that is required to recognise the deteriorating child. The module is taught by academic staff and current practicing clinicians who are experts in their field. You will learn how to use a systematic approach of assessment to identify and treat the deteriorating child presenting with a variety of chronic and acute conditions.

This module is completely online using the latest digitally enhanced teaching techniques and delivered asynchronously (in your own time) and synchronously (through workshops, group activities and tutorial support).

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

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

Find out more

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

A degree at 2:2 or above, an undergraduate diploma or evidence of successful completion of level 7 study within the past 5 years, current registration with a UK health regulatory body and a minimum of six months clinical experience.

Fees and funding

Home: £695 (10 credit module)