Enhance your skills and knowledge with our short courses. Offered both on campus and by distance learning, we tailor our courses to your needs.
With a wide range of courses across our faculties, you're sure to find the course for you.
Gain the support and skills you need to carry out your leadership roles and responsibilities as a practice nurse.
Make safety and quality of care an essential part of your clinical practice: improve your ability to continually re-evaluate and enhance care and learning strategies, supporting improvements in acute care practice.
Make safety and quality of care an intrinsic part of your clinical practice by improving your ability to continually revaluate and enhance care and learning strategies to support improvements in acute care practice.
Enhance your management of patients with swallowing issues, prevent problems such as aspiration pneumonia and learn to provide the right nutrition for recovery.
Become an effective communicator in your field. Enhance your patients’ care and wellbeing, and eliminate the serious consequences of poor communication.
The 12 Lead ECG has evolved into one of the most important diagnostic tools available to Paramedic and critical care staff. This module will enable you to develop a systematic and robust approach to the application, reading and analysis of the 12 Lead ECG findings. This knowledge will enhance your ability to engage with the process of clinical decision making including differential diagnosis to inform appropriate patient management.
Focus on the pathophysiological and psychological perspectives of managing patients with long-term cardiac and/or respiratory conditions, and develop the knowledge you need to meet their diverse, chronic needs in primary and secondary care settings.
If you're a nurse or other healthcare professional, working in a first contact or emergency care setting, this module will provide you with advanced decision-making skills, theoretical knowledge and advanced practical skills to work autonomously when caring for patients with a minor injury.
Non-Medical Prescribing prepares you to prescribe medicines from the BNF, within your area of competence, and to assist you in extending your practice. You’ll learn to prescribe safely, appropriately and cost-effectively, as both an independent and supplementary prescriber.
Enhance the quality of diabetes care for your patients and implement the latest guidelines when working with adults or children with diabetes.
Enhance your understanding and knowledge of how to care for a patient spanning both the acute and chronic respiratory spectrum. Our course is the only one of its kind in the country.
Enhance your nursing or AHP skills by improving your decision-making. Gain the know-how you need to provide same-day consultations for patients. Become more confident as you offer treatment and referrals.
This Level 7 module with an emphasis on healthcare management is designed to provide you with concepts, models and techniques which will help you to improve the provision of health and social care. It's delivered face to face and via distance learning.
Learn the systemic approach to relationships and how they relate to people’s actions and communications. Develop different perspectives and new approaches to your work as a professional working with families, couples and individuals. Gain a level of professional accreditation, and potentially start on the road to becoming a qualified family therapist.
Managing risk is an important part of being a social worker. On this course, you’ll deepen your understanding of the complexity of risk. We'll explore the contested nature of risk, to help you better understand your personal and professional attitudes to it. We'll also discuss and apply, critically, models of and approaches to risk assessment.
Asthma is a very common respiratory condition. The key pathophysiological feature of Asthma is variable airflow obstruction. This commonly causes symptoms such as wheeze, breathlessness, chest tightness and/or cough.
Are you a newly qualified Social Worker about to start or in your first year of practice? Our module is designed to support newly qualified social workers in their transition from qualification and registration to capable practitioner. You will build on existing knowledge and skills to critically reflect on your experiences so far.
Develop a greater understanding of branding and marketing on the internet. Learn basic methods that will help you manage and maintain digital engagement with your customers.
Recognise cardiac arrhythmias and what they mean, and why immediate and effective treatment is essential. Learn how to prevent harm to the patient. Explore different cardiac arrhythmias, and how to perform and interpret them using electrocardiograms. Understand the investigations and strategies used to diagnose and manage cardiac arrhythmias.
Develop your specialist skills in caring effectively for patients with chronic and acute cardiac disorders. Learn to analyse and interpret arrhythmias and understand the rationale for the management and holistic care needs of patients. Critically discuss different issues which affect the delivery of care to cardiac patients.