Professional Development

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We offer a range of fresh and exciting continuing professional development (CPD) modules, short courses and workshops to benefit your professional development and help achieve your career goals. Our entire CPD portfolio is in line with current practice and delivered by a team of experts.

Our Faculty is home to the Postgraduate Medical Institute (PMI). The PMI brings together leading expertise, research and facilities to deliver workshops, short courses and conferences across health care. The PMI and its 24 health and social care partners also work closely with our Faculty to provide a range of full and part-time postgraduate courses at Masters level which support professional development, from minimally invasive and robotic surgery to orthopaedics, plastic and aesthetic surgery and pre-hospital care.

All of our health and social care courses embrace the NHS values. Developed by patients, public and NHS staff, the NHS values (working together for patients, respect and dignity, commitment to quality of care, compassion, improving lives and everyone counts) underpin our teaching and aspiration to share knowledge and understanding.

We're currently running some 25 programmes and can offer development opportunities in many areas from basic surgical skills to 'Training The Trainer'. We also create bespoke training programmes. This includes our Professional Development Series of workshops and short courses for those working in the NHS or other healthcare providers.

The PMI has particular expertise in devising and delivering inter-professional learning for healthcare teams facing complex clinical scenarios. Courses are delivered both in the Institute's high-fidelity simulation laboratories, which replicate real-case scenarios, or out in clinical practice. Teams are challenged with acutely deteriorating simulated patients. The human factors that emerge from participants' behaviours form a key part of the shared learning.

Bespoke training

We can tailor many of our modules and workshops to meet specific needs, providing completely bespoke training solutions for organisations either on site or at a venue of your choice.