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CRIT5006: Retrieval Med - Operational Environment

Retrieval medicine is an emerging specialty area within the broader field of critical care medicine. This unit of study has four modules: Scene Management and Safety; Aeromedical Environment; Retrieval Transportation; and Special Rescue Settings. On successful completion of this unit students will have gained: an understanding of the theory that underpins the operational environment of retrieval medicine including safety systems, clinical governance and human factors. Through case study presentations and discussion, students will analyse the conditions that impact on patient and retrieval crew outcomes and critique the application of best practice in different retrieval situations.

Code CRIT5006
Academic unit Critical Care
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Gain an understanding of the theory that underpins the operational environment of retrieval medicine including safety systems, clinical governance and human factors
  • LO2. Analyse the conditions that impact on patient and retrieval crew outcomes and critique the application of best practice in different retrieval situations.