Principles of Orthopaedic Care

Continuing Professional Development (short course)


Module code: MOD001611

Module level: 6

Module credits: 45 credits

COMPULSORY induction morning:

24 January 2017
Number of places: 22-25


Expand your understanding of a wide range of orthopaedic disorders and injuries. Explore the many conventional and complementary therapies and interventions available, and learn to take a holistic view of patient care. Develop a greater appreciation of the role of research in orthopaedic practice.

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Full description

Who should attend?

You’ll be a registered healthcare practitioner, with at least six months’ current experience in a suitable orthopaedic care setting and will be working in an orthopaedic placement for the duration of the module.



COMPULSORY induction morning:

24 January 2017

31 January 2017
14 & 28 February 2017
14 &21 March 2017
4, 12, 19 & 25 April 2017
18 May 2017
Plus online study days (VLE):
7 & 21 February 2017
Assessment days:
18 & 19 April 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?

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

45 Credits (Level 6)


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

Contact details

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Grahame Douglas
Tel: 01223 695373

CPD Admissions Team
Tel: 01245 686868

Entry requirements

To join this course, you must:

  • have at least six months’ current, post-registration experience in a suitable orthopaedic-care setting
  • be working in an orthopaedic placement.
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