Faculty of Health Sciences

Theoretical Principles of Conscious Sedation

Continuing Professional Development Individual module

Level of study

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What you'll study

This module has been developed to meet the increasing demands of education within the Advanced Practitioner roles in the healthcare environment. The module aims to provide the student with extended knowledge and understanding of the theoretical underpinning of Conscious Sedation. The module is suitable for practice within all areas of healthcare for which conscious sedation has an application. This module is designed to develop critical, professional knowledge regarding the application and administration of conscious sedation and to provide opportunities to examine the legal, ethical and moral issues of prescribing and administrating medicines.

The module is delivered online only and will be facilitated by a variety of clinicians, highly experienced nurses and other allied health professionals with extended experience within this area as part of the continued commitment to the inter-professional learning agenda within the university. It is recognised that there is considerable benefit from shared learning alongside other disciplines within the healthcare arena.

Starts in: Duration:
May 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.

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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

Evidence of prior study at level 5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Home: £1,540 (per 20 credit module)

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Funding may be available from your employer please check with your Line Manager or Training and Development Department.