Enhance your skills and knowledge with our short courses, workshops and standalone modules. Offered on campus or by distance learning, we tailor our courses to your needs.
With a wide range of subjects from healthcare and computing, to art and design, you're sure to find the course for you.
Our one-day course covers anaesthetic critical incident practice for anaesthetists and operating department practitioners. Get a full day of risk-free practice in our high-fidelity simulation suite.
Join us for an outstanding educational course delivered by Professor Iris Grunwald, author of How to set up an acute stroke service.
Join us for an outstanding educational course delivered by Professor Iris Grunwald.
Make safety and quality of care an essential part of your clinical practice. Improve your ability to continually re-evaluate and enhance care and learning strategies, supporting improvements in acute care practice.
Learn to perform advanced life support to further assist patients in emergency situations.
If you're a nurse or other healthcare professional, working in a first contact or emergency care setting, this module will provide you with advanced decision-making skills, theoretical knowledge and advanced practical skills to work autonomously when caring for patients with a minor injury.
We'll provide you with a comprehensive introduction to cardiothoracic transplant patient care. You'll develop the skills and knowledge you need, underpinned with comprehensive theoretical concepts for practice.
Develop your nursing or AHP skills to deliver same-day consultation services for patients - or enhance your existing skills by improving your decision-making and becoming more confident in offering treatment and referrals. Our Clinical Assessment Skills short course covers physical exams for all body systems, and assessment of common conditions and minor injuries, learning to use and interpret diagnostic equipment.
Advance your decision-making skills through critical reflection and respond to the continuously changing nature of service design and redesign of health and social care systems.
Undertake an innovative exploration of leadership and management in healthcare, examining their impact on organisations and wider external considerations.
Learn the systemic approach to relationships and how they relate to people’s actions and communications. Develop different perspectives and new approaches to your work as a professional working with families, couples and individuals. Gain a level of professional accreditation, and potentially start on the road to becoming a qualified family therapist.
Managing risk is an important part of being a social worker. We'll deepen your understanding of the complexity of risk, exploring its contested nature, to help you better understand your personal and professional attitudes to it. We'll also discuss and critically apply models of, and approaches to, risk assessment.
Comprehensive assessment is key to the delivery of high quality and cost effective care to patients. Assessing patients in the community requires the skills to examine, not just the patient, but the environment in which they live and in which care will be delivered.
Develop a greater understanding of branding and marketing on the internet. Learn basic methods that will help you manage and maintain digital engagement with your customers.
Develop your skills in caring effectively for patients with chronic and acute cardiac disorders. Learn to analyse and interpret arrhythmias and understand the rationale for the management and holistic care needs of patients and critically discuss and debate the different issues which affect the delivery of care to cardiac patients.
Our inspiring workshop, delivered by a team of multi-disciplinary specialists, will develop your knowledge and skills to improve the care and safety of critically unwell pregnant women.
Join our inspiring module offering specialist, professional learning opportunities and we'll develop your in-depth knowledge and skills as well as improving patient safety, when caring for critically unwell pregnant women.
This is our second anaesthesia module following on from Principles and Practices of Anaesthesia. You’ll develop your practical skills and learn about the theory behind anaesthesia and how to be a reflective practitioner. This module is run alongside our BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice, so there are opportunities for multidisciplinary learning and networking. Small class sizes allow for excellent rapport with tutors and fellow students.
Explore needs-led dementia assessment and diagnosis while developing person-centred approaches to care which respect individuality and personal choice. Understand neuropathology in dementia, how it affects a person’s mental, physical and emotional capacity. And learn about the broader ethical and legal issues relating to dementia.
Cancer of the cervix is a potentially preventable disease and early detection and treatment may reduce the need for invasive surgery and decrease mortality rates