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Foundation in Caring for Acutely Ill Children  (NR3179)

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The aim of this module is to provide suitably qualified health care professionals with an opportunity to undertake a foundation programme that will enhance their current knowledge and practical skills, enabling them to provide evidence-based care for the child who is acutely ill in a variety of clinical settings.  The module will prepare the student to anticipate and respond to changes in the health status of sick children, through the provision of holistic and family orientated care.


The module will be delivered par time over twelve weeks at the School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies.  There will be specified contact study days which will be facilitated by the module team and selected guided study days.

Module Dates 2014-2015:

19 26 January 2015; 2 9 16 23 February; 2 9 16 23 30 March; 13 April


4000 word reflective assignment plus a clinical portfolio


Eastgate House, 35 - 43 Newport Rd, Cardiff CF24 0AB

Module leader 

Dr Dave Clarke

Position:Lecturer/Associate Director Undergraduate Studies - Nursing and Midwifery/Professional Head: Children and Young People
Mr Dave Clarke
Telephone: +44 (0)29 2091 7777Extension: 7777