Enhance your skills and knowledge with our short courses, workshops and standalone modules. Offered on campus or by distance learning, we tailor our courses to your needs.
With a wide range of subjects from healthcare and computing, to art and design, you're sure to find the course for you.
ACI is mandatory for Anaesthetic CT2s in the Health Education East of England Essex Rotation (Basildon, Broomfield, Colchester and Southend). Delegate registration for Essex rotation Anaesthetic CT2 and ACCS (Anaesth) trainees is subsidised by Health Education East of England. You will be allocated your place in advance.
Join us for an outstanding educational course delivered by Professor Iris Grunwald, author of How to set up an acute stroke service.
Join us for an outstanding educational course delivered by Professor Iris Grunwald.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The assessment and management of patients with acute and acute-on-chronic illness in the primary care setting requires a symptom-based, patient safety-focused approach in order to determine the correct clinical decisions, management plans and referral pathways for patients.
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.
Comprehensive assessment is key to the delivery of high quality and cost effective care to patients. Assessing patients in the community requires the skills to examine, not just the patient, but the environment in which they live and in which care will be delivered.
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.
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.
Do you want a job in ICT or need to gain more specialised ICT skills? Our Cisco Networking academy course will give you hands-on practical experience and develop your skills in networking topics, from the foundations to advanced applications and services. It's also a stepping stone onto the higher-level Cisco certifications.