Advanced concepts in critical care (degree level)

Key features

This 20 credit degree-level module has been designed for healthcare professionals currently working in a critical care environment wishing to critically examine advanced concepts of critical care practice.

This module facilitates exploration and appraisal of the contemporary evidence base and it will provide the opportunity to innovate with a service improvement project and develop advanced clinical competence.

The module aims to facilitate you to develop and demonstrate advanced specialist knowledge, skills and attitudes that underpin expert clinical practice in critical care settings and advancing evidence based best practice.

This module can be studied as a standalone module, as a core module towards the BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Critical Care or as an optional module towards some other BSc (Hons) Professional Development pathways - please contact the Professional Development Unit for further information. 

This module is delivered by University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust in partnership with University of Plymouth.

Our students say...

  • A “Module links to practice, overall I enjoyed the course. I have learnt a lot.”
  • A “Fabulous teaching and mainly good guest lecturers from a general ICU point of view.”
  • A “I enjoyed the variety and depth of learning that this course offered.”

Module code




FHEQ level

Level 6 – bachelors degree


University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

Module dates

Please contact the Education Co-ordinator for the trust offering the module (see 'How to apply' for contact details)