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112134| ctchealthcare Ltd.| Knee surgery and physiotherapy - a symbiotic relationship!|

Mr Bilal Barkatali, 

Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon

112132| Central CPD| Practical Echocardiography – Two Day Course|

Lecturer: Joao Loureiro

Monday 6th & Tuesday 7th March 2017

This highly practical course aims to give delegates the confidence to perform diagnostic echocardiography in practice. Delegates will learn how to achieve the standard echocardiographic views in dogs as well as giving an overview of the echocardiographic changes seen in common acquired and congenital cardiac diseases in the dog and cat.
The first day will focus on machine set up, common artefact, 2D and M-mode studies. The second day will cover more advanced features of echocardiography such as Doppler studies and evaluation of myocardial function.

The course will have a large practical component and at the end of the two days candidates should feel confident to achieve the standard echocardiographic views on the right and left side, perform M-mode and Doppler studies in a variety of dogs. Numerous examples of common diseases such as valvular endocardiosis, dilated cardiomyopathy and feline cardiomyopathies will be reviewed and examples of congenital diseases such as pulmonic stenosis, patent ductus arteriosus, and ventricular septal defects will also be discussed.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED INCLUDE:

  • How to set up your ultrasound machine to get the best image
  • Standard echocardiographic views and useful measurements to make a diagnosis
  • Learn how to use Doppler echocardiography
  • Identify the typical echocardiographic changes seen in common acquired and congenital cardiac disease
  • The high practical component of the course will ensure that candidates will leave feeling confident about achieving the same views in their own practice

 

**Due to the highly practical nature of this course, you are required to bring a dog along with you on this course**

112122| Multiple Locations| MSc Nursing (Adult) with registration|

Who is the programme for?

The MSc Nursing with Registration (Adult) is for graduates from every academic discipline, from Accounting to Zoology, who want to become a qualified adult nurse and gain a master-level qualification.

What qualifications are gained?

Students who successfully complete this programme will be able to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

Entry Requirements

Applicants must: have a bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) + GCSE maths and English grade C or above.

Language requirements

  • IELTS 7.0 overall, with no less than 7.0 in any component
  • This course has a study abroad option
  • This course is available to UK/EU residents only

Fees

An NHS Bursary is avaialable for this course - contact us for details.

112063| University of Nottingham| Otitis Externa and Media: Diagnosis and Treatment in Consulting Room, Practical Laboratory and Theatre|

This one-day course will teach a state-of-the-art approach to both acute and chronic otitis. Diagnosis and treatment using otoscopy, in-house laboratory equipment and STORZ video otoscopy will be demonstrated in practicals following initial seminars. The course is supported by STORZ who will be supplying video otoscopy equipment.

This course will be run by Dr Stephen Shaw BVetMed CertSAD DVD PhD MRCVS, Kate Griffiths BVSc CertVD PGDip (Med Ed) MRCVS and Professor Rob White BSc (Hons) BVetMed CertVA DSAS (Soft Tissue) DiplECVS FRCVS 

Your booking will include free Twycross Zoo entry

Further information can be found on our website. A discount of 10% is available to those who book online. A 20% discount is available to our Alumni and their practices.

Course Code: VCPDOEAM

 

 Topics covered

  • Approach to the ear case
  • Diagnostic techniques including cytology, bacteriology, imaging and diagnostic lavage
  • Treatment including choice of agents, removal of ceruminoliths and waxy obstructions, myringotomy and when to opt for surgical intervention, for example total ear canal ablation & bulla osteotomy

Learning objectives

  • Predisposing, primary, secondary and perpetuating causes of ear disease
  • Interpreting cytology and bacterial culture results
  • Benefits and limitations of otic video endoscopes
  • The benefits and limitations of radiographic, CT and MRI imaging
  • The principles of treatment

Required delegate attributes

This course is designed for veterinary surgeons with all levels of experience. It will provide invaluable experience for those who are new to video otoscopy and to all small animal clinicians for whom ear disease is a daily problem. The course would also be of value to those veterinary surgeons undertaking further professional qualifications in small animal dermatology.

112061| University of Nottingham| Ruminant Mineral Nutrition Investigation Incorporating Copper: Deficiency and Two Toxicities|

The course will give the veterinarian the tools to evaluate the mineral status of farm livestock enterprises and how to manage identified issues. The course will be spread over two days with day one focussing on the on farm inputs which will include an on-farm practical element. A session on copper in ruminants entitled “Deficiency and two toxities” will take place during the evening. Day two will focus on animal sampling and the options available to address issues.

  • Day one will commence at 11.00am and finish at 5.00pm.  An evening session will be available between 7.00pm and 10.00pm
  • Day two will commence at 8.30am and conclude at 3.30pm

This course will be delivered by Peter Bone MRCVS and Dr Nigel Kendall

We offer a 10% discount for booking online and a 20% discount for our Alumni and their practices. More information can be found on our website.

Course code: VCPDRMNI

 

Topics covered

  • The practical process of on-farm mineral auditing
  • Diets formulated, offered and consumed
  • Nutritional sampling
  • Interpretation of nutritional analysis
  • Copper mechanisms and analysis
  • The supplement toolbox

Learning objectives

  • How to carry out a simple farm mineral nutrition audit
  • The numbers and types of samples that can be taken
  • Interpretation of laboratory analysis
  • Copper metabolism and related analysis
  • Determining and evaluating mineral supplement options

Required delegate attributes

This course is designed for veterinary surgeons who regularly go onto farm. It is primarily aimed at extending the skills of the established farm vet. However, it does not exclude the younger skilled specialist. This course should enable the participant to lead future mineral investigations with many skills learnt also transferable to general nutrition.

112059| University of Nottingham| Masterclass in Canine Internal Fixation|

This highly practical two day hands-on cadaveric course will focus on internal fixation, for example locking and non-locking plates, intramedullary pins, K-wires and orthopaedic wire. The course will review the principles and practice of each of these techniques. The days will comprise of multiple surgical exercises and you will be able to choose fracture types and surgical techniques that you wish to perfect. Uniquely, delegates will have access to post-operative radiographic facilities allowing your surgical repairs to be assessed by the course tutor. This represents an exceptional learning experience.

This course will be limited to a maximum of ten delegates.

This course will be delivered by Gareth Arthurs PGCertMedEd MA VetMB CertVR CertSAS DSAS (Orth) FHEA MRCVS, who is a RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics) 

We offer a 10% discount for booking online. More information can be found on our website.

 

Topics covered

  • Fractures of the radius, ulna, carpus and metacarpal bones
  • Fractures of the humerus including condylar fractures
  • Fractures of the pelvis including sacroiliac luxation, ilial fracture, acetabular fracture
  • Fractures of the femur
  • Fractures of the tibia, tarsus and metatarsal bones

Learning objectives

To develop skill and experience of fracture configurations with which the delegate has previously been either unfamiliar or not confident.

Required delegate attributes

This course is designed for veterinary surgeons with a good general experience of orthopaedic surgery. Delegates should understand internal fixation techniques including compression, neutral and bridging plates, lag and position screw, locking and non-locking plates. Delegates should also be familiar with orthopaedic anatomy and standard surgical approaches to the bones and joints.

112054| University of Nottingham| Vaccinating Cattle on Beef and Dairy Farms: Implementing Vaccination Protocols on the Farm|

This course will provide an overview of all available vaccines in the UK and critically appraise the role of vaccines in the cattle industry. In addition, it will present results from recent research carried out by Nottingham University and other research groups in the area of vaccination of cattle relevant to practitioners. Research has shown that veterinary surgeons struggle with decision-making regarding vaccination protocols and this course aims to clarify aspects to facilitate their decision-making. The role of immunity in relation to the efficacy of cattle vaccines will be covered. The knowledge gained on the course is applied on the day in interactive case studies to consolidate your learning.

 

This course is run by Wendela Wapenaar, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ABVP (Dairy Practice), SFHEA, NVS, MRCVSTittle, who is a Clinical lecturer Farm Animal Medicine and EpidemiologyIntro

 

Further information can be found on our website.

The course has a 10% discount for booking online. Our Alumni and their practices may claim a 20% discount.

Course Code: VCPDVCBDF

 

Topics covered

  • Available bovine vaccines and their current use
  • Motivators and barriers of farmers and veterinary surgeons to cattle vaccination
  • How to decide on the best vaccination protocol for a client
  • Effective implementation of vaccination protocols in practice

Learning objectives

  • Be able to understand the role of immunity in relation to the efficacy of cattle vaccines
  • Be aware of factors influencing you and your clients’ decision-making around vaccination
  • Be able to pro-actively implement practical vaccination protocols on beef and dairy farms

Required delegate attributes

This course is designed for veterinary surgeons with all levels of experience. It will provide invaluable practical information for those who have limited experience with implementation of vaccination advice on dairy and beef farms. In addition, it will provide information for experienced practitioners around the area of decision-making and risk perception of veterinary surgeons and farmers. The course would also be of value to those veterinary surgeons undertaking further professional qualifications in preventive herd health medicine.

112053| University of Nottingham| Acute and Chronic Kidney Disease - What Every Veterinary Nurse Needs to Know|

This course is part of a new series of Nurse CPD courses aimed at providing a comprehensive overview of both the background to and management of frequently encountered small animal medical conditions. This course will begin with a review of the common underlying causes of acute and chronic kidney disease in both dogs and cats. You will use interactive case studies to demonstrate the clinical approach required to achieve a definitive diagnosis. The priorities in managing these conditions will also be discussed in the context of improving patient outcomes. In particular we will discuss the appropriate use of fluid therapy, including the types of fluid, routes of administration and the benefits of dialysis. The role of diets and neutraceuticals will also be discussed. The value of follow-up assessments in improving the long-term outcome in these chronic kidney disease cases will also be discussed.

This course is run by Dr Mark Dunning MA VetMB PhD CertSAM DipECVIM-CA MRCVS

 

Your booking will include free Twycross Zoo entry

Further information can be found on our website.

Course Code: VCPDVNACKD

 

Learning objectives

  • Understand what is meant by acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease
  • Be able to formulate a plan to investigate and reach a diagnosis of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease
  • Understand the importance of fluid planning for managing acute and chronic kidney diseases
  • To understand the importance of developing renal nurse clinics to improve the long-term management of dogs and cats with chronic kidney disease
112046| Multiple Locations| Contemporary Approaches within Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - CPD|

The Contemporary Approaches within Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

This module will be studied by practitioners who are specialising in integrating insights and skills from CBT within their current practice.
In this specialist module you will choose one of the contemporary approaches within CBT to focus upon, such as: Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) or Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). You will study the approach in some depth and consider the contribution that it has made to our understanding of human problems and distress.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – January, May and September 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112047| Multiple Locations| Contemporary Approaches within Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - CPD|

The Contemporary Approaches within Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

This module will be studied by practitioners who are specialising in integrating insights and skills from CBT within their current practice.
In this specialist module you will choose one of the contemporary approaches within CBT to focus upon, such as: Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) or Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). You will study the approach in some depth and consider the contribution that it has made to our understanding of human problems and distress.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – January, May and September 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112048| Multiple Locations| Contemporary Approaches within Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - CPD|

The Contemporary Approaches within Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

This module will be studied by practitioners who are specialising in integrating insights and skills from CBT within their current practice.
In this specialist module you will choose one of the contemporary approaches within CBT to focus upon, such as: Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) or Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). You will study the approach in some depth and consider the contribution that it has made to our understanding of human problems and distress.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – January, May and September 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112045| University of Derby| Diabetes: A Contemporary Approach - CPD|

The Diabetes: A Contemporary Approach is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

This course will cover the primary, secondary and tertiary prevention and management of diabetes. Included in this will be the basics of anatomy and the physiological changes associated with diabetes. Students will be encouraged to source, appraise, analyse and evaluate public health data and the role of public health in the prevention and management of diabetes on a local, national and international level. It will also consider the social determinants of health and well-being in implementing evidenced based prevention strategies, assessment, management and evaluation of integrated care packages.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – January 2018

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112043| Multiple Locations| Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare Policy and Practice - CPD|

The Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare Policy and Practice is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

The current policy agenda and developing culture in health care increasingly encourage the exposure and debate of ethical and legal issues. The development of mechanisms for ethical review within the machinery of Clinical Governance, and the changes in ethical governance of professions have highlighted the importance of ethical issues and are contributing to a culture of more open discussion.
In an increasingly litigious culture, the interface between health care and law is also becoming increasingly important. Professional practitioners need to be able to engage with these issues in a coherent and confident way. Such issues arise at all levels, policy, organisation, team and individual patient care. This programme seeks to address all these issues. It will assist the practitioner to recognise and engage with these issues by application of the principles to the practice situation.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – January or September 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112044| Multiple Locations| Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare Policy and Practice - CPD|

The Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare Policy and Practice is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

The current policy agenda and developing culture in health care increasingly encourage the exposure and debate of ethical and legal issues. The development of mechanisms for ethical review within the machinery of Clinical Governance, and the changes in ethical governance of professions have highlighted the importance of ethical issues and are contributing to a culture of more open discussion.
In an increasingly litigious culture, the interface between health care and law is also becoming increasingly important. Professional practitioners need to be able to engage with these issues in a coherent and confident way. Such issues arise at all levels, policy, organisation, team and individual patient care. This programme seeks to address all these issues. It will assist the practitioner to recognise and engage with these issues by application of the principles to the practice situation.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – January or September 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112042| University of Derby| Evidence Based Practice - CPD|

The Evidence Based Practice is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

The requirement for evidence-based practice is dominant in today’s healthcare especially in light of recent government policy and international drivers. The need for improved clinical effectiveness dictates that healthcare practitioners’ respond to the ever increasing body of knowledge and scientific rationale in order to practice on a foundation of best available evidence, whilst meeting government and international agendas for clinical governance and greater expectations from patients. The focus of this module is on the critical evaluation of evidence and how this evidence can be used to increase clinical effectiveness. It has relevance for all health care professionals, but is particularly useful for those who have an interest in developing their skills of using research in practice, those who participate in clinical decision making and for students who require grounding in the essential elements of evidence based practice prior to undertaking a work based project or service improvement.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – January 2018

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112041| University of Derby| Infection Prevention and Control - CPD|

The Infection Prevention and Control is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

Using the chain of infection as a guide, this course adopts a holistic approach to infection prevention and control (IPC) in 21st century health and social care. Healthcare-associated infections are major causers of morbidity and mortality, however this module will also cover common microorganisms and their pathogenesis. Emerging tropical diseases, pandemics, epidemics and endemics will also be discussed.
Students will learn about the causes of infection and pre-disposing conditions increasing susceptibility, but also challenge existing legislation, auditing and surveillance techniques to bring about effective management and control of outbreaks in a diverse range of contexts. The module is suitable for all health and social care professionals with an interest in infection prevention and control.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – January 2018

You can apply online to secure your place

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112040| University of Derby| Integrating Practices - CPD|

The Integrating Practices is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

This important module is shared across subject disciplines related to health and social care. The module attracts a wide range of professionals involved in the provision and delivery of a global, changing and expanding health and social care agenda. One of the ways things are changing is with increased integration.
Attempts at integrating practices may bring together various kinds of approaches and services related to diagnosis, therapy, treatment, care, rehabilitation and health promotion. Hence, it is possible that ‘integration is a means to improve services in relation to access, quality, user satisfaction and efficiency (WHO, 2002)’.
This is important whether you are working within your own therapeutic practice (at micro levels), or integrating care pathways with other practitioner groups and organisations (at more macro levels).

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – September 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112039| University of Derby| Interprofessional Perspectives in Long Term Conditions - CPD|

The Interprofessional Perspectives in Long Term Conditions is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

This module will offer you the opportunity to discover the biopsychosocial processes underlying the adaption individuals have to make to their long term condition, considering a patient centred approach to holistic care for these patients. It will aim to facilitate you to assess, plan and deliver high quality care that is in line with latest research and legislation in this area.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – September 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112038| University of Derby| Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care - CPD|

The Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

This module will cover a range of leadership and management theories and models along with methods to reflect on your leadership/management practice including Microsystems, adaptive leadership, conflict management and negotiation, team dynamics and culture, and more. You will participate in on-going reflection of your own leadership and management style/approach and consider how theory influences this or might improve your leadership and management strategy in the future. You will also discussion the role of leadership and management in maintaining and improving the quality of services.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – September 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112037| University of Derby| Managing the Acutely Ill Patient - CPD|

The Managing the Acutely Ill Patient is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

Due to advances in medicine, patients are presenting to care environments with increased levels of illness, many of which are acutely unwell and require immediate interventions to preserve life. This module endeavours to teach a holistic approach to acute illness surveillance, monitoring, treatment and subsequent recovery. It includes both a ‘back to basics’ approach to assessment and treatment, in addition to developing specialist and expert practice required for the enhanced future capability of students, underpinned by a desire to start learners on a ‘novice to expert’ journey becoming lifelong learners with an interest in acute illness.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – September 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112052| Multiple Locations| Mentoring in Practice (NMC approved) - CPD|

The Mentoring in Practice (NMC approved) is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

This module prepares clinicians to develop the skills and knowledge to assess the total performance of pre-registration students including skills, attitudes and behaviours. It will also enable clinicians, in an autonomous manner, to organise and co-ordinate student learning activities in practice. The use of relevant work based learning under the supervision of a qualified mentor provides the opportunity to critically reflect on the educational experience.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – January, May or September 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112032| Multiple Locations| Mentoring in Practice (NMC approved) - CPD|

The Mentoring in Practice (NMC approved) is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

This module prepares clinicians to develop the skills and knowledge to assess the total performance of pre-registration students including skills, attitudes and behaviours. It will also enable clinicians, in an autonomous manner, to organise and co-ordinate student learning activities in practice. The use of relevant work based learning under the supervision of a qualified mentor provides the opportunity to critically reflect on the educational experience.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – January, May or September 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112035| Multiple Locations| Mentoring in Practice (NMC approved) - CPD|

The Mentoring in Practice (NMC approved) is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

This module prepares clinicians to develop the skills and knowledge to assess the total performance of pre-registration students including skills, attitudes and behaviours. It will also enable clinicians, in an autonomous manner, to organise and co-ordinate student learning activities in practice. The use of relevant work based learning under the supervision of a qualified mentor provides the opportunity to critically reflect on the educational experience.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – January, May or September 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112029| Multiple Locations| Mentoring in Practice (Non NMC approved) - CPD|

The Mentoring in Practice (Non NMC approved) is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

Ideal for international students, this module prepares clinicians to develop the skills and knowledge to assess the total performance of pre-registration students including skills, attitudes and behaviours. It will also enable clinicians, in an autonomous manner, to organise and co-ordinate student learning activities in practice. The use of relevant work based learning under the supervision of a qualified mentor provides the opportunity to critically reflect on the educational experience.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – January, May or September 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112050| Multiple Locations| Mentoring in Practice (Non NMC approved) - CPD|

The Mentoring in Practice (Non NMC approved) is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

Ideal for international students, this module prepares clinicians to develop the skills and knowledge to assess the total performance of pre-registration students including skills, attitudes and behaviours. It will also enable clinicians, in an autonomous manner, to organise and co-ordinate student learning activities in practice. The use of relevant work based learning under the supervision of a qualified mentor provides the opportunity to critically reflect on the educational experience.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – January, May or September 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112051| Multiple Locations| Mentoring in Practice (Non NMC approved) - CPD|

The Mentoring in Practice (Non NMC approved) is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

Ideal for international students, this module prepares clinicians to develop the skills and knowledge to assess the total performance of pre-registration students including skills, attitudes and behaviours. It will also enable clinicians, in an autonomous manner, to organise and co-ordinate student learning activities in practice. The use of relevant work based learning under the supervision of a qualified mentor provides the opportunity to critically reflect on the educational experience.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – January, May or September 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112028| University of Derby| Minor Injuries - CPD|

The Minor Injuries is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

The aim of this module is to develop knowledge and understanding of the assessment, diagnosis and management of people presenting with minor injuries. It will provide healthcare professionals with a solid theoretical foundation to inform future practice. Critically apply the relevant anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology to the care of patients with minor injury. Confidently formulate a diagnosis, treatment and appropriate referral plan for patients presenting with minor injury.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – May 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112027| University of Derby| Partnerships in Dementia Care - CPD|

The Partnerships in Dementia Care is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

Introduction to the professional, ethical and legal dilemmas within the context of quality of life, age and culture surrounding Dementia. Through collaborative exploration of leadership structures, models of practice, management, efficiency, effectiveness and consistent quality and performance students will propose interventions to enhance Dementia Care within clinical practice. The theme ‘person centred care’ will underpin the module and students will explore cognitive and behavioural methods of intervention for the client.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – May 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112026| University of Derby| Public Health: UK and International Perspectives - CPD|

The Public Health: UK and International Perspectives is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

Although there have been improvements in public health across the globe there still remain great inequalities within regions/countries of the world. Social and medical determinants of these inequalities impact on the health of communities and populations. Public Health activities can play a key part in improving the health of families, communities and localities. This module allows practitioners to explore and examine the issues that relate to public health through an international lens in terms of determinants of health and through reflection on their own practice. Using essential elements of public health as a framework, students will be able to compare activities between regions/countries to inform their own knowledge in relation to their own area of public health.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – May 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

112024| Multiple Locations| Relationships Informed by Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - CPD|

The Relationships Informed by Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a 10 week, Level 5, 20 credit module aimed at professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in health and social care or for those who may need to refresh their academic skills to go onto acquire the relevant qualifications within their role. It is also ideal for health and social care who may not have the level of experience of academic study that is required for UK degrees.

In studying this module you will learn some important components of what it is to be a practitioner who can integrate knowledge and skills from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approaches into your current practice. In short, you are becoming a CBT informed helper who can make safe decisions about when to work using knowledge and skills from CBT and when not to. You will learn about how CBT practitioners make sense of and also use of therapeutic relationships and skills. In addition, you will analyse interviewing and assessment skills. You will then go on to determine how you may integrate this knowledge and skills into your current professional practice.

Gain a Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

Transferable and practical skills

This course will prepare you for further study as well as give you the knowledge and understanding required for reflective analysis or your own personal abilities and practice. You will use a range of self-assessment and evaluation techniques that give you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own opportunities, threats and future development. The course aims to also shape the way to help you develop a plan for future CPD through the use of critical thinking, digital literacy, academic writing and study skills.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

As a health and social care professional, we know that CPD is a vital part of your practice. Although undertaking CPD for your learning and reflective practice is a requirement of maintaining your professional practice, it is also an opportunity to improve the quality of your care. This course offers you the opportunity to develop industry specific, transferable skills while contributing towards your continuous training and CPD.

Interactive and practical learning

This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.

Supported learning

In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.

You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.

When can I start?

Start date – January or May 2017

You can apply online to secure your place.

Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.

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