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

Choosing your 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.

Your allocated study dates will be confirmed to you by Admissions (standalone module applicants) or your Course Administrator (MSc/BSc students) and these cannot be changed.
We strongly recommend that you do not book your off-duty until these dates have been formally confirmed to you.

January 2019

Cambridge - cohort 1 - Tuesdays
Advanced Level 7 only
Start: 29 January 2019
5, 12, 19 and 26 February 2019
5, 19 and 26 March 2019
2 and 30 April 2019

Cambridge - cohort 2 - Wednesdays
Advanced Level 7 only
Start: 30 January 2019
6, 13, 20 and 27 February 2019
6, 20 and 27 March 2019
3 April 2019
8 May 2019

Chelmsford - cohort 1 - Wednesdays
Start: 30 January 2019
6, 13, 20 and 27 February 2019
6, 20 and 27 March 2019
3 April 2019
1 May 2019

Chelmsford - cohort 2 - Thursdays
Start: 31 January 2019
7, 14, 21 and 28 February 2019
7, 21 and 28 March 2019
4 April 2019
9 May 2019

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

May/June 2019

Cambridge - Wednesdays
Advanced Level 7 only
Start: 5 June 2019
12, 19 and 26 June 2019
3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 July 2019
7, 13 and 14 August 2019

Chelmsford - Wednesdays
Start: 24 May 2019
31 May 2019
7, 14, 21 and 28 June 2019
5, 12 and 19 July 2019
2, 8 and 9 August 2019

Peterborough - Mondays
Level 6 only
Start: 20 May 2019
3, 10, 17 and 24 June 2019
1, 8, 15 and 22 July 2019
5 August 2019

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care is the largest in ARU, with over 7,000 students. Our Faculty is teeming with expertise and primed to meet the demand for creating health professionals, teachers, doctors, scientists and educators for the three districts we serve: Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough.

We have been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.

We know that to give our students the very best experiential learning, prior to getting into the workplace, simulation is second to none, for safe, realistic, learning environments. We have invested heavily in purpose built simulated wards, science labs and skills space, to support or students through their learning.

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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