Children’s cardiac nursing foundation and high dependency care (degree level)

Key features

This 20 credit degree-level module will further develop your knowledge and understanding of the altered anatomy and/or physiology relating to cardiac abnormalities in infants, children and young people as well as enhancing your assessment skills to be able to recognise changes and alert the appropriate people of any changes.

You will also build upon your practical skills, knowledge and understanding of cardiac high dependency care for younger patients and whilst always taking into consideration the rationale for care, giving you the ability to implement appropriate family centred, evidence-based holistic care.

This module can be studied as a standalone module or as an optional module towards some of our BSc (Hons) Professional Development pathways - please contact the Professional Development Unit for further information.

This module is delivered by Bristol Royal Hospital for Children in partnership with University of Plymouth.

Module code




FHEQ level

Level 6 - bachelors degree


Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Module dates

Please contact the Faculty of Children’s Nurse Education at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children (see 'How to apply' for contact details)

Health Education England Star Awards 2017

The Star Awards recognise the very best in education and training across the health and care sector in the South West. They celebrate individuals or teams providing healthcare or public health services for NHS patients and service users in NHS trusts, general practice, local authority, education and independent or private settings including those providing pharmacy, dental and optometry services.

The Faculty of Children’s Nurse Education at Bristol Royal Children’s Hospital won Chair’s Team Award for NHS Values. The award was presented by Jane Barrie OBE DL, Independent Chair, South of England Local Education and Training Board.