Acute Clinical Practice (Acute Care) GradCert

University of Brighton
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Postgraduate Certificate
Study mode
3 years
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Entry Requirements

  • First degree equivalent to 300 credits, 60 of which should have been studied at level 6.
  • Professional registration and a minimum of one year post-qualified experience.
  • Additional pathway pre-requisites may apply.


You can choose any module from any of the following areas of practice: acute care, burns and plastic reconstructive surgery, cancer care, cardiac care, child health, emergency care, intensive care, neonatal care, ophthalmic care or renal care.

To be awarded the Graduate Certificate, you will need to achieve 60 credits at level 6, with a choice of any module from any pathway, plus the following (Each is worth 20 credits and is at level 6 unless otherwise stated):

  • Care of the Acutely Ill Adult
  • Neurological Patient Care 
  • Acute Stroke 
  • Respiratory Care – Adult
  • Physical Assessment of Adults 
  • Operating Theatre Practice 
  • Advanced Physical Assessment – Adult (Level 7)
  • Advanced Respiratory Care (Level 7) 
  • Complex Wound Management 
  • Diabetes Delivering Innovative Care 
  • End of Life: Principles of Care 
  • Leg Ulcer Management 
  • Work-based Learning

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