MSc/PGDip in Emergency and Resuscitation Medicine (including Paediatric Emergency Medicine)

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MSc/PGDip in Emergency and Resuscitation Medicine:

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Resuscitation is a rapidly evolving area of medicine that crosses the boundaries of emergency medicine, intensive care medicine, anaesthesia, acute/trauma surgery and acute medicine. Early recognition of critical illness and appropriate resuscitation saves lives and reduces suffering for our patients. We offer an MSc, Postgraduate Diploma and (free) taster Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for you to develop your skills in this area under the guidance of an international faculty.

The faculty includes specialists in emergency medicine, pre-hospital care, anaesthesia, intensive care, diagnostic imaging, acute medicine, cardiology, infectious disease, haematology, toxicology and trauma/acute surgery. Our aim is to assist you in developing the skills to offer the highest standard of care to your patients and obtain a knowledge level to enable you to develop teaching and/or leadership roles in resuscitation medicine. This course incorporates teaching on diagnosis, resuscitation, pathophysiology, imaging, toxicology, CRM and pre-hospital care/mass casualty medicine under a single umbrella. The level of study and knowledge will go beyond most specialist exit exams.

Resuscitation medicine is arguably evolving into a subspecialty of medical care. With this course we provide the skills for you to develop expertise in this field.

The course is online, allowing you to study at your own pace and in your own time, enabling you to continue with your work commitments. We provide an excellent structured learning platform for trainees and specialists to develop skills in this area. Years 1 and 2 consist of 8 modules, each of 8 weeks. Each week 2-5 lectures are released, supplemented by weekly tutorials. Year 3 consists of a Masters dissertation with a dedicated lecture training package.

We welcome students from both overseas and the UK. The course is designed for trainees and consultants in emergency, pre-hospital and acute medicine, advanced nurse practitioners and critical care paramedics who wish to advance their knowledge in resuscitation medicine.

MSc/PGDip/PGCert in Paediatric Emergency Medicine:

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Paediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) is a rapidly evolving area crossing the boundaries of paediatrics, emergency medicine, paediatric intensive care medicine, and anaesthesia. This innovative, part-time, online programme provides you with an opportunity to develop your skills under the guidance of a renowned, international faculty in collaboration with global paediatric educational organisation Don't Forget The Bubbles (DFTB). The Queen Mary faculty and DFTB team bring their unique expertise, insight, and experience to deliver a high quality interactive online learning experience.

This course will provide practising doctors, nurses, paramedics and physician associates the opportunity to gain a thorough expertise in the field of PEM. It will be delivered online allowing access from anywhere in the world.

The PEM MSc at Queen Mary covers the breadth of PEM presentations, and you’ll be taught by world-leading experts recognised for their cutting-edge research and teaching. Together we will explore and deepen your understanding of a diverse range of topics such as congenital heart disease, seizures, bilious vomiting, trauma, and resuscitation, while fine-tuning your existing knowledge on research methodology, safeguarding, debriefs, and presentation skills. The MSc format will allow for online discussion around the clinical questions we face in our practice each day. You will fine-tune your skills of reading the evidence-base, assessing and summarising it, and conveying that to your peers through knowledge translation.

We welcome students from both overseas and the UK. The course is designed for doctors, nurses, paramedics and physicians assistants/associates who wish to advance their knowledge and skill in paediatric emergency care.

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