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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.
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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.
This module is designed to provide students with the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of the nature of expertise in therapy practice.
The aim of this module is to provide registered paramedics and other emergency care providers with the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge within the field of pre-hospital traumatic pathophysiology. It will also encourage students to evaluate the evidence-base underpinning contemporary approaches to assessment and emergency treatment.
This module is designed for students to be able to examine the philosophical basis of research and evaluate the different research methods used in social work, health and social science.
This module aims to introduce students to the theory and practice of injection therapy as well as to develop their ability to clinically reason and to integrate the use of injection therapy as part of their management of patients with neurological dysfunction.
This clinically focused module aims to develop students’ knowledge and skills in the holistic management of patients with upper quadrant musculoskeletal disorders. The module emphasizes the development of expertise within the musculoskeletal field and as such adopts a clinical reasoning approach to patient management.
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.
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 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.
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