Managing Heart Failure Academic Credits

Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
Duration

12 weeks

Course Start

Term 2

This module will be delivered on a Tuesday for 12 weeks commencing on 15th January 2019, times to be confirmed

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Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences

Course outline

This module explores the management of people with heart failure and some of the issues around their care.

Course Content

The content of this 15 credit Level 7 module includes:

  • Pathophysiology of heart failure

  • Pharmaceutical management of heart failure

  • Lifestyle changes to improve the management of heart failure

  • Recognition and care of people with acute exacerbations of heart failure

  • Palliative care and support of people with heart failure

This module has no formal practice requirement but the assessment requires the exploration of an aspect of a specific patient’s care in relation to the current evidence.

Key Features

This module is designed for nurses from a broad range of hospital or community settings who work with people suffering from heart failure. This module explores the management of people with heart failure and some of the issues around their care.

However, this module has previously been completed, successfully, by students who are not a nurse. If you are interested in undertaking this module but are not a nurse contact the module leader Chris Keighley for advice on: 01743 261136 or C.J.Keighley@staffs.ac.uk

Programme specification

This module will equip you to critically evaluate the care of patients in acute exacerbations and in the terminal phase of heart failure supported by the current research base.

The module will encompass the following assessment: 

  • 3500 word critically evaluated case study

Contact

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