Post-Graduate Taught Modules within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Module title

Starting months

Credits

Acute and Hyperacute Stroke

Oct/Nov

15

Acute Respiratory Deterioration and Critical Care

Oct

15

Adult Chest X-ray Assessment, Interpretation and Reporting

June

15 

Advanced Leadership - Community Engagement

 

15

Advanced Practice in Computed Tomographic Colonography

Sept

60 

Advanced Practice Development

Flexible

15

Advanced Management of the Respiratory Complications of Neuromuscular Disorders

April

15

Advanced Work Based Practice Project

Sept

60

Advancing Professional Practice Core

 Sept    30

An Introduction to Clinical Effectiveness

 Jan     15

Applied clinical Anatomy 1

Sept

15

Applied clinical Anatomy 2

Jan

30

Applied Morphological Techniques and Imaging

 

30

Applied Surgical Anatomy

Sept

15

Assessment and Measurement

Jan

15

Assistive Technologies in Neuromuscular Rehabilitation

Nov

15 or CPD only

Behaviour Change for Health and Well-Being

March

15

Building Working Relationships for the Advanced Practitioner

Flexible

15, 30

Cardiovascular Disease 1

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Cardiovascular Disease 2

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Care of the Older Person Level 7

Nov

 15

Care of the person with dementia in the contemporary health arena Level 7

June

 15

Central Nervous System Diseases

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Child Health

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Clinical Audit

Jan

15

Clinical Geriatric Medicine 1

Mar

15

Clinical Geriatric Medicine 2

May

15

Clinical Leadership

Oct/Feb

15 

Communication Skills for Health Professionals in Clinical Practice

Feb/Mar

15

Community Stroke: Prevention and Life after Stroke

 Mar/Apr

15

Competency Frameworks for the Advanced Practitioner

Flexible

15

Concepts of Neurological Rehabilitation

Jan

15

Contemporary Challenges in Healthcare Ethics and Law

Nov/Dec

15

Contemporary Mental Health Issues in Primary Care

Apr/May

15

Critical Care and Parenteral Nutrition (Secondary Care Module)

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Critical Care Practice

Sept

30

Developing Gastroenterology Care for Clinical Practice

Nov

15

Dissertation (School of Health and Rehabilitation) 

Sept

 60

Dissertation (School of Nursing)

Sept

 60

Drug Therapy in Rheumatology Practice

TBC

 30

Dynamic Ultrasound Imaging

Feb

 15

Education Theory and Practice for Health Professionals

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Endocrine Disease

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Essentials of Manual Therapy Assessment

Feb

15

Evaluating Practice

Flexible

10

Evidence Based Medicine

Nov

15

Evidence Based Practice

Jan

15

Following the Money: Finance in the NHS

Mar/May

15

Foundation Medical Practice

Anytime 

30

Frailty in adults Level 7

June

15 

Gastrointestinal Disease

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Governance and Assurance in Healthcare

Oct

15

Health Assessment in Clinical Practice

Jan

30 

Hepatic Disease (Secondary Care Module)

Flexible

10, 15, 30

HIV & AIDS

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Independent Learning Project

Flexible

30

Independent Practice Based Study

Anytime

30

Independent Professional Practice Development

Sept

30

Independent Prescribing Preparatory Course for Pharmacists

Flexible

60

Independent Study

Sept/Jan

15

Independent & Supplementary Prescribing for Allied Health Professionals

Sept

30 

Independent and Supplementary Nurse/Midwife Prescribing

Sept

30 

Infections

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Introduction to Public Health (Primary Care Module)

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Introduction to Working in General Practice (Primary Care Module)

Flexible

10

Joint and Bone Disease

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Leadership and Change Management

Flexible

10

Leadership and Management for Healthcare Professionals

May

15

Leadership for Patient Safety

Anytime

15

Malignant Disease

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Managing Change and Quality Improvement

 April

15

Medical Education

Jan

15

Medical Education for the Faculty of Advanced Life Support within Healthcare Education (ADVLS) of the Resuscitation Council (RCUK) and the Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG)

January, April, July and October

30

Mental Health

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Mentorship (Face to Face) 

Sept / April

15 Level 7 credits

Minor Injury: Assessment and Management (Level 7) June 15
Monitoring Therapy

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Multivariate Methods   10
Musculoskeletal Management at the Interface Jan 30

Newborn Infant Physical Examination

Sept/Mar      

30

Paediatric Respiratory Medicine: Asthma and Allergy Sept 15
Paediatric Respiratory Medicine: Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis May 15
Paediatric Respiratory Medicine: Infection and Immunity Feb  15
Paediatric Respiratory Medicine: Non-Invasive and Long-Term Ventilation Dec 15
Patient Centred Care and Medicines Optimisation (Secondary Care Module)

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Performance Stability APEL Jan 15
Personal Effectiveness and Collaborative Working

Flexible

10

Person-centred care of the person with dementia Level 7 Feb 15 
Physical Assessment B Lower Limb and Spine TBC 15 
Physical Assessment in Rheumatological Practice 1 Feb 15 
Physical Assessment in Rheumatological Practice 2 TBC 15 
Physiology and Pharmacology of Pain Mar 15
Physiology of Neuromusculoskeletal Tissues Oct 15

Practice Teacher Programme (NMC)

Oct 30
Principles and Practice of Joint and Soft Tissue Injection Aug 15
Project - Clinical Medicine    
Promoting health and well-being in children and young people L7 Sept 30
Psychological & Social Aspects Of Care
TBC 15 
Psychosocial Aspects of Pain Nov 15
Public Health and Social Policy Sept 15 
Quality in Healthcare & Evidence Based Practice

Flexible

10

Rational Prescribing and Medicines Optimisation

Flexible

10

Reflective Practice Anytime 15
Reliability Analysis   5
Renal Disease (Secondary Care Module)

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Research Methods in Health Oct/Jan 15
Research for Health Practitioners
TBC 15
Researching and Evaluating your Practice

Flexible

15

Respiratory Disease

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Sexual Health (Primary Care Module)

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Specialist Community Practice Sept 30 
Specialist Community Public Health Nursing 0 - 19 Years Conversion TBC 15
Statistics and Epidemiology Nov/Dec 15
Strategic Management of Frailty as a Long Term Condition Sep/Oct 15
Stroke Research  Oct/Nov 15
Stroke Service Development and Improvement  Mar/Apr/May 15
Supporting People with Long Term Conditions Oct 30 
Surgical (Secondary Care Module)

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Travel Health (Primary Care Module)

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Women’s Health (Primary Care Module)

Flexible

10, 15, 30

Working in Partnership to Support People with Long Term Conditions

Oct 15 
Module titleStarting monthsCredits