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About

Learn how to handle complex issues faced in Critical Care Units when other options on the ward have been exhausted with Introduction to Critical Care Medicine at FutureLearn.

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Overview

Critical care is an emerging specialty in hospitals and, with an increasing population living with multiple co-morbidites, the burden on Critical Care Units is rising. 

Key facts:

In Introduction to Critical Care Medicine at FutureLearn , find out about the common presentations seen in a Critical Care Unit and how to manage them effectively.

Learn how to handle pneumonia, how to manage multi-organ failure in trauma, how to recognise and manage sepsis early and how to prioritise the management of a trauma patient who needs resuscitation.

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?
  • The Concept of Critical Care, Respiratory Failure and its Management
  • Trauma, Major Haemorrhage and Acute Kidney Injury
  • Sepsis, its Initial Management and the Role of Critical Care

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 days
    • 4 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The course is aimed at medical students, medical trainees, consultants and other health professionals with an interest in critical care. Learners need no prior experience or qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
  • Basic access: free
  • Unlimited: $15.83/month

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Introduction to Critical Care Medicine
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