Advanced Skills in Clinical Assessment

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Chelmsford, Peterborough (Guild House), Cambridge

12 days

Module code: MOD001998

Module level: 7

Module credits: 30 credits


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Please also complete a supplementary information form when applying for this course.

Number of places: 25


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.

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Full description

Who should attend?

This course is for nurses and AHPs who want to advance their practice with a view to working autonomously. By integrating theory with practice, you will build the competencies you need to provide same-day consultation services for patients.


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Peterborough - FULL applications closed

26 & 27 Sep; 4, 11 & 18 Oct; 1, 8, 15 & 22 Nov

Chelmsford - FULL applications closed

27 & 28 Sep; 5, 12 & 19 Oct; 2, 9, 16 & 23 Nov

Cambridge - FULL applications closed

30 & 31 Jan; 7, 21 & 28 Feb; 7, 14, 21 & 28 Mar


31 Jan; 1, 8 & 22 Feb; 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 Mar

New dates coming soon for March 2017 in Cambridge

Add yourself to the waiting list now by emailing CPD Admissions

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.

With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.

At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff.With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.

Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.

You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.

Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.

Where can I study?

Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Peterborough (Guild House)
Guild House

Guild House is our dedicated healthcare campus in the historic city of Peterborough.

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Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

30 Credits (Level 7)


If you require NHS contract funding, please speak to your manager before applying.

Contact details

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Rebecca Daniels, Cambridge & Peterborough
01223 69 5568
David Solomon, Chelmsford
01245 68 4774
CPD admissions team
01245 686868

Entry requirements

To access this course, you will:

  • have a first degree or equivalent
  • ideally have been qualified for at least 2 years
  • have at least 6 months’ experience in a first-contact, emergency or urgent-care environment
  • be recommended by your manager
  • have an approved medical supervisor to support your clinical practice placement.
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