Clinical Assessment Skills / Advanced Skills in Clinical Assessment

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Chelmsford, Peterborough (Guild House), Cambridge

12 weeks

Module code: MOD001952, MOD001998

Module level: 6 and 7

Module credits: 30 credits

Please make sure you are applying for the correct level of study

Before you apply, carefully read the module information and entry requirements, as it will not be possible to change assessment level at a later date.

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Please also complete a supplementary information form when applying for this course.


Overview

Develop your nursing or AHP skills to deliver same-day consultation services for patients, or enhance your existing assessment skills by improving your decision-making and becoming more confident as you offer treatment and referrals. We'll cover physical exams for all body systems, and assessment of common conditions and minor injuries, learning to use and interpret diagnostic equipment.

Full description

Who should attend?

This course is for nurses and Allied Health Professionals who want to advance their practice. By integrating theory with practice, you'll build the competencies you need to provide same-day consultation services for clients.

Dates

Please make sure you are applying for the correct level of study
Before you apply, carefully read the module information and entry requirements, as it will not be possible to change assessment level at a later date.

September 2018

Cambridge - Level 7 only - FULL
24, 25, 26, 27 and 28 September 2018
9 October 2018
6, 7 and 20 November 2018
Assessed presentation: 11 December 2018
OSCE: 27 November 2018 or 12 December 2018

Cambridge - Level 7 only - FULL
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 17 October 2018
13, 14 and 28 November 2018
Assessed presentation: 19 December 2018
OSCE: 5 or 18 December 2018

Chelmsford - FULL
24, 25, 26, 27 and 28 September 2018
12 October 2018
8, 9 and 23 November 2018
Assessed presentation: 14 December 2018
Level 7 only OSCE: 30 November 2018 or 13 December 2018

Chelmsford - FULL
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 17 October 2018
13, 14 and 28 November 2018
Assessed presentation: 18 December 2018
Level 7 only OSCE: 5 or 19 December 2018

Peterborough - Level 6 only
17, 18, 19, 20 and 21 September 2018
1, 29 and 30 October 2018
13 November 2018
Assessed presentation: 3 December 2018

January 2019

Cambridge - Level 7 only
29 January 2019
5, 12, 19 and 26 February 2019
5, 19 and 26 March 2019
2 and 30 April 2019
Assessed presentation: 30 April 2019
OSCE: 2 April 2019 or 1 May 2019

Cambridge - Level 7 only
30 January 2019
6, 13, 20 and 27 February 2019
6, 20 and 27 March 2019
3 April 2019
8 May 2019
Assessed presentation: 8 May 2019
OSCE: 10 April 2019 or 7 May 2019

Chelmsford - Levels 6 and 7 - FULL
30 January 2019
6, 13, 20 and 27 February 2019
6, 20 and 27 March 2019
3 April 2019
1 May 2019
Assessed presentation: 30 April 2019
Level 7 only OSCE: 2 April 2019 or 1 May 2019

Chelmsford - Levels 6 and 7
31 January 2019
7, 14, 21 and 28 February 2019
7, 21 and 28 March 2019
4 April 2019
9 May 2019
Assessed presentation: 8 May 2019
Level 7 only OSCE: 1 or 14 May 2019

Peterborough - Level 6 only
28, 29, 30 and 31 January 2019
1 and 11 February 2019
11, 12 and 25 March 2019
Assessed presentation: 29 April 2019

May/June 2019

Cambridge - Level 7 only
3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 19 June 2019
9, 10 and 24 July 2019
Assessed presentation: 14 August 2019
OSCE: 31 July 2019 or 13 August 2019

Chelmsford - Levels 6 and 7
20, 21, 22, 23, 24 and 31 May 2019
27 and 28 June 2019
12 July 2019
Assessed presentation: 2 August 2019
Level 7 only OSCE: 19 July 2019 or 1 August 2019

Peterborough - Level 6 only
20, 21, 22, 23 and 24 May 2019
3 June 2019
1, 2 and 15 July 2019
Assessed presentation: 5 August 2019

Where you'll study

Your faculty

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.

Where can I study?

Chelmsford
Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Peterborough (Guild House)
Guild House

Guild House is our dedicated healthcare campus in the historic city of Peterborough.

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Cambridge
Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

30 Credits (Level 6)

£2,312

30 Credits (Level 7)

£1,350

Funding for CPD

Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.

Contact details

David Solomon
01245 68 4774
david.solomon@anglia.ac.uk

CPD admissions team
01245 686868
admissionscpd@anglia.ac.uk

Entry requirements

To access this course at Level 6 you must:

  • be a registered nurse or allied health professional
  • be working in a clinical role, in which you can undertake clinical assessments
  • be recommended for the course by your manager
  • have identified an appropriate mentor

To access this course at Level 7 you must:

  • have a first degree or equivalent (Non-graduates with extensive, relevant, practical and continuing professional development experience will be considered)
  • be a registered nurse or allied health professional, ideally qualified for at least two years
  • be working in a clinical role, in which you can undertake clinical assessments
  • be recommended for the course by your manager
  • have an approved medical supervisor to support your clinical practice placement
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