Continuing Professional Development (short course)
Module level: 6 and 7
Module credits: 30 credits
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.
As a registered clinical practitioner, such as a nurse, paramedic or a midwife, who participates in the care of critically and acutely ill patients, you will want to study this course in order to:
How you’ll learn
You’ll attend lectures and participate in skills workshops and scenario-based workshops. You’ll have opportunities to apply your new knowledge and skills within your specialty.
You'll write an analysis of care relating to a patient scenario, take an OSCE examination and submit a practice portfolio evidencing a series of related clinical competencies relevant to your level of study.
This course is intended for registered clinical practitioners, such as a nurse, operating department practitioner, paramedic or a midwife, who participates in the care of critically and acutely ill patients.
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.
Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.
To access this course at Level 6 you must:
To access this course at Level 7 you must:
No degree?Non-graduates with extensive relevant, practical and continuing professional development experience will be considered for entry onto this module.
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