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Paediatric Critical Care



Course Overview

This is a 3 module course designed to take a PIC nurse from new to specialty through to expert practitioner.

The Intermediate module is available for adult practitioners working in the general intensive care environment.

Paediatric Critical Care Foundation

Module 1 is for internal students only.  This module focuses on the knowledge and skills required for nurses new to speciality and is accessed as a stand-alone module.

Paediatric Critical Care Intermediate

Focusing on the care of children with Level 2 (PIC standards 2010) critical care needs, practitioners will consolidate their knowledge and skills in the core elements of Paediatric Critical Care.  Alongside developing their ability to utlisise the evidence base to inform practice.

Paediatric Critical Care Advanced

This module builds on clinical experience taking practitioners through to the knowledge, skills and competency required to care for complex Paediatric Critical Care patients.

Is this course for you?

This course is designed for nurses working in Paediatric Critical Care and for those in General Intensive Care who care for children on an ad hoc basis.

University Accreditation

The module is designed to meet the equivalent standards of a 20 credit Degree level module. For advice regarding APEL and work based learning modules please contact the Faculty.


£600 per module.


Paediatric Critical Care Foundation - Internal Only

Paediatric Critical Care Intermediate - January 2020 Cohort

Paediatric Critical Care Advanced - May 2020 Cohort

How to Book

Email us through or call 0117 342 8685.