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Start dates: September and January (2 x 20 credit 13 week modules)
The Practice Certificate in Independent and Supplementary Prescribing course prepares eligible experienced registered healthcare practitioners to become independent and/or supplementary prescribers in order to deliver high quality, innovative and cost-effective care to patients in a wide range of healthcare settings.
This one-day course covers relevant pharmacological issues for physiotherapists working in or wanting to work in advanced practice roles.
This is an interactive two-day course aimed at Health Care Practitioners with limited or no radiology background who want to learn about requesting, and the basics of interpreting, musculoskeletal imaging
This is an interactive one day course delivered by the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, aimed at Health Care Practitioners wanting to learn about requesting and interpreting blood tests.
We are facing major changes and pressures from rising populations, health, climate change and economic markets. Therefore, the strategies we adopt for designing our cities over the next 13 years to 2030 are crucial in improving health and well-being, but also in ensuring the safety and future of our mega cities by 2050.
This module is designed to provide students with the opportunity to conduct a study in an area of specific interest to them. The aim of the dissertation is to give students the chance to undertake an independent research at an advanced level. Students will be expected to demonstrate a complete understanding of the research process.
This module is specifically designed to meet the needs of international nurses undertaking the BSc (Hons) Nursing coming mainly from outside the EU. It therefore recognises the particular needs regarding cultural, educational and professional acclimatisation. It will sensitively address students’ individual needs in relation to their previous professional and educational experience; build on and value these.
This module aims to give students the opportunity to conduct their own research project in a chosen area of professional health-care practice. Students will have the chance to gain some experience within the field of health and social care research by designing and executing their own project.
This module aims to provide students with the opportunity to explore ‘best practice’ in managing stroke and transient ischaemic attack (T.I.A). Students will be able to learn about risk prevention, acute rehabilitation, pathophysiology and urgent treatment.
Trafficking in Human Beings (THB) is a form of ‘modern day slavery’ whose distinguishing characteristic is exploitation. It takes many forms including sexual exploitation; forced labour; domestic servitude; benefit fraud; and begging. We all have a responsibility, morally and legally, to take all practical measures to combat trafficking and reduce the demand for those who are trafficked.
This module is designed to develop students' theoretical and clinical knowledge within the practice of contemporary neurological physiotherapy. Students will have the chance to evaluate the evidence base associated with current neurophysiotherapy practice and will examine its practical applications.
Starts September 2019 and January 2020
This single, stand-alone (20 credit) module aims to prepare Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribers to prescribe from the Community Practitioner Formulary. The module comprises integrated theory and practice elements and adheres to the NMC Standards of Proficiency for Nurse and Midwife prescribers (2018).
The course is open to community specialist practitioners such as district nurses, school nurses and health visitors. On qualification, you will be able to prescribe from the ‘Nursing Formulary for Community Practitioners’ (NMC course code: V150).
This module aims to provide an enhanced understanding of the important role of the nurse within socio-cultural, economic and political contexts.
The CIPD Intermediate Certificate in Human Resources (HR) Management could help you by giving you a broader perspective of the organisational issues facing HR professionals and enable you to develop effective analytical and problem solving skills in the field.
This module aims to give registered nurses, midwives and operating department practitioners the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and skills to work within the field of anaesthetic care in collaboration with the anaesthetist.
This module is designed to meet the requirements of physiotherapists looking to become extended scope practitioners or for existing ESPs who wish to further develop their expertise within their advanced practice role.
This module is designed for students from a variety of practice settings to develop health assessment knowledge and skills in order to support their advancing practice role. This module comprises of theory directly related to clinical practice.
This module aims to help Registered Nurses/ Midwives/ Operating Department Practitioners to gain fundamental knowledge and skills in order to be able to engage in anaesthetic care and management in collaboration with the anaesthetist. Students will be able to benefit from a supervised clinical practice.
This module is designed for anyone working within the field of healthcare with individuals who have long-term conditions. It can can provide students with the opportunity to gain skills in supporting service users to adapt to their condition and promote a life-style that will encourage independence and reduce the risk of further complications for clients.
Starts September 2019 and January 2020
This course is designed to meet the needs of Physiotherapists, Podiatrists and Therapeutic Radiographers wishing to convert from supplementary prescribers to independent prescribers.