Managing Heart Failure Academic Credits
|Location||Royal Shrewsbury Hospital|
This module will be delivered on a Tuesday for 12 weeks commencing on 15th January 2019, times to be confirmed
|Application||To apply for this module please click here|
|Faculty||Faculty of Health Sciences|
This module explores the management of people with heart failure and some of the issues around their care.
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.
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
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
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