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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.
A two-day course covering the scoping, calculation and application of industrial related measurement uncertainty.
If you are involved in calibration, planning a new measuring process, buying new equipment, looking to move to a new site or considering introducing other change to the process, then measurement uncertainty will contribute greatly to improve that decision-making process prior to change and help mitigate the inevitable problems and workarounds that then occur. Examples will be given and interpretation and common practice covered both in applying uncertainty budgets and what next.
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.
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 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 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 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.
This module aims to provide students with the necessary knowledge, skills and techniques to conduct accurate health assessments. The module is specifically designed for students who work in a variety of pre-hospital practice environments and whose assessments may lead up to and include medical diagnosis.
This module aims to provide all working individuals, irrespective of their job title, with the necessary knowledge in order to promote and improve the health of people, communities and population, and reduce health inequalities as well.
This module aims to introduce students to the methods of researching within the context of Evidence Based Practice, which implies that practical decisions should be based on genuine research studies. Students will also be able to learn how to evaluate different research designs in relation to specific research questions.
This module aims to provide students with an understanding of the scope and nature of multidisciplinary public health in order to increase awareness towards the ways of enhancing the health of populations. The module covers a range of theories and their applications to contemporary public health practice.
The programme provides the opportunity for nurses or health visitors whose registration has lapsed after a break in practice of three years or more, to return to practice with proficiency and confidence.
This module aims to enable the practitioner, whose UKCC/NMC registration has lapsed due to a career break, to return to midwifery practice with confidence and competence.
This module is designed for students to enable them to examine the philosophical basis of research and evaluate different research methods used in health and social science.
This module aims to enable students to appropriately examine empirical research evidence and critically review selected literature within the field of health studies or professional practice.