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Rehabilitation of the critically ill

This online course is one of a series of four from the Critical Care team at the School of Medicine. This course is an introduction to caring for patients who have been critically ill.

This is a self-directed learning course, which comprises approximately 7-10 study hours. Content will be available all week for you to work through at your own pace. Monday will include a live element by the Critical Care team.

Monday will include a live introductory session by the Critical Care team, which is optional to attend.

Each session is being offered at the introductory rate of just £50 each (with a 10% discount available if you book two or more courses).

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Who it’s for

Suitable for registered healthcare professionals who work in acute and critical care.

The course may also help registered healthcare professionals who care for patients after their critical illness.

What you’ll learn

On completion you should be able to:

  • understand problems associated with rehabilitation of critically ill patients
  • consider novel approaches to rehabilitation of the critically ill
  • consider survivorship
  • understand factors that help to promote the rehabilitation of critically ill patients
  • consider when rehabilitation of critical care patients should begin
  • consider post intensive care problems, pain and welfare.


You will benefit from understanding evidence and theories about rehabilitation of patients who are, or have been, critically ill.

This course has been specifically designed to be delivered entirely virtually. You will benefit from both tutor-led sessions, pre-recorded sessions and interactive exercises.

We encourage active discussion, so you’ll have the opportunity to network and exchange ideas with your peers.

We have limited the number of places in order to ensure that you receive the best possible learning experience.

This is one of a suite of four online CPD courses in Critical Care.