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.
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.
Learn to perform advanced life support to further assist patients in emergency situations.
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.
Enhance the quality of diabetes care for your patients and implement the latest guidelines when working with adults or children with diabetes.
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 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.
Undertake an innovative exploration of leadership and management in healthcare, examining their impact on organisations and wider external considerations.
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.
You’ll be taught the importance of performing a clinical assessment that is symptom-based and patient safety-focused, in recognition of the fact that in the minor illness and injuries setting patients present with symptoms not diagnoses and that many of these symptoms are common to both serious and minor illnesses and injuries.
Are you a newly qualified social worker about to start or in your first year of practice? Our module is designed to support you in your transition from qualification and registration to capable practitioner. You'll build on existing knowledge and skills to 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.
Develop your 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 and critically discuss and debate the different issues which affect the delivery of care to cardiac patients.
Join our inspiring module offering specialist, professional learning opportunities and we'll develop your in-depth knowledge and skills as well as improving patient safety, when caring for critically unwell pregnant women.
This is our second anaesthesia module following on from Principles and Practices of Anaesthesia. You’ll develop your practical skills and learn about the theory behind anaesthesia and how to be a reflective practitioner. This module is run alongside our BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice, so there are opportunities for multidisciplinary learning and networking. Small class sizes allow for excellent rapport with tutors and fellow students.
Develop your skills in caring for people with chronic kidney disease and renal failure, and those receiving treatment. You’ll acknowledge the importance of dignity and respect for the individual, and of evidence-based care and teamwork in your practice.
Explore needs-led dementia assessment and diagnosis while developing person-centred approaches to care which respect individuality and personal choice. Understand neuropathology in dementia, how it affects a person’s mental, physical and emotional capacity. And learn about the broader ethical and legal issues relating to dementia.