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Stroke Care Level 6 6KNIN336

Key information

Subject area:

Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care

Course type:

Assessed Module

Credit level:


Credit value:



2 months

Available course dates:

To be confirmed

Course overview

Please note that this course will not be running for the 2021/22 academic cycle.

You will learn to critically evaluate the evidence for nursing assessments, interventions and care and to plan the most effective care to meet the individual needs of patients following a stroke. The course components include: the scientific basis of stroke, the assessment and management of acute care and rehabilitation, ethical dilemmas in stroke care, end of life care in stroke, service development and national stroke policy, the individual roles of the MDT and the evolving role of nurses in stroke care. 

What will I achieve?

Learning Outcomes:

  • Critically evaluate relevant research to promote evidence-based practice
  • Debate the ethical and legal issues associated with stroke nursing practice
  • Debate nurses' contribution to interdisciplinary teamwork to provide evidence-based care
  • Develop proficiency in the assessment, planning, and evaluation of care
  • Discuss policies and national audits that influence the development of service and care provision for individuals following stroke

Who will I learn with?

Who is this for?

Nurses working in hyperacute, acute stroke and stroke rehabilitation

How will I be assessed?

2000 word essay

What is the teaching schedule?

03/10/2023, 24/10, 31/10, 14/11, 28/11

Course status:


Full fee £1600


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