Course Overview

The module aims to enhance your existing knowledge and professional capacity from an evidence-based perspective and to apply clinical reasoning skills to the nursing management of clients in Emergency Care setting.

This module is designed for qualified nurses who want to further develop their skills in the management of patients in an Emergency Care setting. It focuses on the wider context of acute care and prepares participants to expand their role from a novice to a competent practitioner. Participants will be encouraged to develop skills to appropriately respond to physiological, psychological and social underpinnings of care of patients requiring emergency intervention and those with less acute problems. The module will provide participants with a chance to develop essential theoretical knowledge, critique their development role, review current research to support them throughout their clinical practice.


The assessment for this module will be:

  •  Coursework 1 -  50%
  •  Coursework 2 – 50%
  •  Coursework (Pass/Fail) – competency document

The assignment enables you to demonstrate evidence-based clinical skills and knowledge underpinning care of patients in an Emergency Care setting.  For further assessment details please contact the Module Leader.