Foundations in Burns and Plastic Surgery Care

Continuing Professional Development (short course)


Module code: MOD001612

Module level: 6

Module credits: 45 credits

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This module will run in January 2017 and dates will be available very soon

Register your interest using the button above - our Admissions Team will be in touch as soon as applications open.

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Course duration: 1 induction day and 12 taught days, delivered over two trimesters.


Develop your specialist skills in caring for patients following burn injuries or plastic surgery. Learn about trauma and plastic, burns cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, as well as bariatric surgery. Enhance your ability to assess wounds, manage complications and support patient rehabilitation - at the same time expanding your career prospects.

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Full description

Who should attend?

Professionals with at least six months' post-registration experience and current experience in burns or plastic surgery.



COMPULSORY induction morning:

23 January 2017

Study days:
31 January 2017
7, 14, 21 & 28 February 2017
7, 14, 21 & 28 March 2017
4 & 25 April 2017
Assessment (presentation):
2 May 2017

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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Fees & funding

Course fees

45 Credits (Level 6)


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

Contact details

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Karen Pym, Course Leader and Module Tutor
01245 68 4170

CPD Admissions Team
01245 68 6868

Entry requirements

To join this course, you must:

  • have at least six months' post-registration and current experience in burns/plastic surgery
  • have arranged a placement in a suitable critical-care area
  • have access to clinical supervision.

If you don’t meet these entry requirements, you can take this module on a non-credited basis and will receive attendance certificates.

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