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Intensive Care Nursing Level 7 7KNIM769

Key information

Subject area:

Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care

Course type:

Assessed Module

Credit level:


Credit value:



Available course dates:

From: 29 September 2022 To: 08 December 2022
Application deadline: 11 September 2022

Course overview

Specific dimensions are highlighted against each learning outcome:

  • Critically evaluate relevant critical care research to promote evidence based practice (KSF-HWB1-10/IK1-3/G2)
  • Critically appraise policy, protocols, organisation and management of care for intensive care patients and their relatives (KSF-HWB1-10/IK1-2/G2)
  • Critically review how the intensive care nurse effectively interacts within the inter-professional team to provide collaborative care within the ICU, hospital, and community setting (KSF-HWB1,8/IK1-3/G2)
  • Debate the ethical and legal issues associated with intensive care nursing practice (KSF-HWB1-10/IK1-3)

Achieve relevant Step 2 and 3 core clinical competencies set out in the National Competency Framework for Adult Critical Care Nurses (CC3N 2015). Copies of this document are available online at:

Who will I learn with?

Who is this for?

Qualified nurses working in intensive care who have completed the step one national critical care competency framework or equivalent.

ALL SELF-FUNDING APPLICANTS must have a letter from the unit manager agreeing to provide clinical support and a mentor to undertake competency assessments.

How will I be assessed?

Online open book exam and practice assessment document  

What is the teaching schedule?

Term 1 - 29/09/22, 06/10/22, 13/10/22, 27/10/22, 03/11/22, 17/11/22, 01/12/22, 08/12/22

Term 3 - 04/05/23, 11/05/23, 18/05/23, 01/06/23, 08/06/23, 15/06/23, 29/06/23, 06/07/23

Course status:

Places available

Full fee £3150


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