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.
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.
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.
Develop a security infrastructure, recognise threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigate security threats. If you’ve already done your CCNA Routing and Switching qualification, take the next step in your Cisco CCENT® certification-level skill set and put yourself forward to meet the growing demand for network security professionals.
Find out what makes an effective picture book for children and make your own on our six-day summer school at Cambridge School of Art.
Develop your skills as a nurse/AHP so you can deliver same-day consultation services for patients. Learn to do physical exams for all body systems, and to assess common conditions and minor injuries. Learn to use and interpret diagnostic equipment. Build your clinical decision-making within the legal and professional framework of advanced practice.
Senior clinicians are in a unique position to lead and develop care. Clinical governance is key here. It’s the framework through which healthcare organisations are accountable for continuously improving service quality.
Our workshop is aimed at staff in clinical supervisory roles or those receiving supervision. We'll refresh your existing knowledge and help you to further develop the skills and confidence needed to effectively implement clinical supervision in practice.
This practical, bespoke programme provides the perfect introduction to coaching and will develop your confidence to implement coaching in your professional role.
Focus on collaborative working within mental health care, drawing on examples of good practice from a global perspective.
If you’re a registered nurse and don’t hold a specialist practitioner qualification, this course will prepare you to prescribe safely, appropriately and cost-effectively from the Nurse Prescribers' Formulary (NPF) for Community Practitioners.
This course is for Specialist Community Practitioner Nurses (who have previously undertaken a Community Specialist Practice Course). On successful completion you will be able to prescribe from the Nurse Prescribers' Formulary for Community Practitioners.
Explore current issues in mental health from both a national and global perspective.
Our 12-week module will introduce you to the core concepts of learning, teaching and assessment in a health professional/higher education context.
Provide the highest standards of safety and care for people who are critically ill. Learn to re-evaluate and enhance clinical practice for continually improved safety and quality. Learn to deal with continually emerging new technologies and therapies. Understand the importance of competence as one of the 6 Cs.
This module covers the curricular, organisational and structural concepts of learning and teaching. Specifically, we'll explore curriculum development theory, assessment theory, and professional accreditation processes. It builds on the content of our Core Concepts in Learning and Teaching module.
Expand and enhance your science knowledge in all aspects of decontamination of flexible endoscopes, such as the preparation of the environment and the decontamination processes, packing, storage and traceability.