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Learn more about caring for acutely ill adults, and top-up your existing nursing qualification to a BSc (Hons) in just one year. You’ll learn about current laws, procedures and best practice in this field while enhancing your leadership, decision-making and teamwork skills.
Learn more about caring for acutely ill adults, and top-up your existing nursing qualification to a BSc (Hons). You’ll learn about current laws, procedures and best practice in this field while enhancing your leadership, decision-making and teamwork skills.
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.
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.
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 the quality of diabetes care for your patients and implement the latest guidelines when working with adults or children with diabetes.
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.
Undertake an innovative exploration of leadership and management in healthcare, examining their impact on organisations and wider external considerations.
The FdSc Assistant Practitioner (Nursing) is designed to develop healthcare assistants to develop their roles and knowledge base. You will be working in your existing role while studying and applying learning to the work environment. Completion of the course can lead to a career in nursing.
Asthma is a very common respiratory condition. The key pathophysiological feature of Asthma is variable airflow obstruction. This commonly causes symptoms such as wheeze, breathlessness, chest tightness and/or cough.
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.
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.
Our workshop provides an overview of new developments in the NHS Cervical Screening Programme and an update on issues relevant to cervical sample taking.
Already a qualified nurse or midwife? Join our degree course in Year 3 to develop your understanding of child health, and how you can deliver high standards of care to infants, children, young people and their families.
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.
This practical, bespoke programme provides the perfect introduction to coaching and will develop your confidence to implement coaching in your professional role.
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.
District nurses care for people in their home and in the community. If you’re already a qualified nurse, this course will develop your community nursing skills. You’ll learn to lead teams in delivering excellent patient-centred care, improve your caseload management and independent working skills, and gain a prescribing qualification.
Our workshop is suitable for any health professional practicing in women's health, family planning, contraception or sexual health.
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.
Are you a qualified nurse who has been working in general practice for less than a year? This module will give you the fundamentals to provide safe, evidence-based and effective care for your patients.
Recognise when an infant, child or young person is acutely ill or potentially seriously unwell. Understand the physiology and pathophysiology of acute paediatric illness. Learn to care for those with high-dependency Level 1 & Level 2 care needs.
Comprehensive holistic assessment is key to the delivery of high quality and cost effective care to patients in the community. 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. Delivering compassionate care as outlined in Compassion in Practice (2012) will underpin this module.
This workshop will provide you with an overview of the aims of immunisation, maintenance of the cold chain, types of vaccines, promoting uptake, new developments, consent/legal issues and anaphylaxis management.
This workshop provides an overview of the aims of immunisation, maintenance of the cold chain, types of vaccines, promoting uptake, new developments, consent/legal issues and anaphylaxis management.
Develop the professional skills you need to care effectively and compassionately for people of any age with diabetes. Learn about the physiology, symptoms and impact of diabetes. Understand the various interventions available, and how to manage acute and long-term diabetic complications.
Midwifery is an exciting, rewarding career that’s always evolving and changing. On this highly practical course, you’ll develop the skills and confidence you need to make a significant contribution to the health of women, babies and families. Now full for September 2017