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In this COVID-19 Critical Care - Understanding and Application program from COVID-19 Critical Care - Understanding and Application from The University of Edinburgh by FutureLearn you will learn to manage critical care patients whilst protecting yourself and your peers.

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Overview

This COVID-19 Critical Care - Understanding and Application course from The University of Edinburgh by FutureLearn  will teach you how to effectively care for critically ill patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

You will learn the daily practice for frontline clinical staff supporting critical care patients with and without COVID-19, and how to apply ventilation and organ support principles to the care of a critically ill coronavirus patient.Staff and patient safety are paramount. 

This course will help you to facilitate your own emotional and physical self-care and well-being in this high-stress, high-risk environment.

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Apply the current and evolving principles of Personal Protective Practices in the care of COVID-19 patients
  • Apply evidence-based principles of advanced organ support and monitoring to the COVID-19 critically ill patient
  • Apply evidence-based daily practices to care of the critically ill patient
  • Develop a range of specialised self-caring practices, including being present, self-kindness, compassionate listening, soles of the feet, walk a mile in their moccasins
  • Reflect critically on the complex elements required to achieve both self-awareness and self compassion in a high tension environment

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?
  • Deteriorating Patient
  • Daily Practice of Critical Care
  • COVID-19 Specifics
  • Ventilation and Organ Support
  • Self-care and Staff Well-being

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 42 days

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

  • This course has been designed for frontline clinical staff who are caring for critically ill patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • This includes a wide range of healthcare professionals in acute care, from many different clinical speciality backgrounds.
  • You may have some previous critical care experience or none.
  • The information will support those refreshing critical care knowledge and skills, newly qualified doctors, those who are upskilling, and those returning to acute clinical services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 42 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 42 days.
  • Extra Benefits if you upgrade: From $49

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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