CPD Modules for Health and Social care Professionals

We are delighted to announce our range of CPD modules and programmes available for Autumn 2017 (commencing September).

Our CPD modules are designed to:

  • Help you improve your clinical practice
  • Help you and your team members meet the needs of a changing workplace;
  • Benefit patient care.

Modules are offered through a blended learning approach, making full use of technology to support students through on-line learning materials and discussion boards. Some modules also offer face-to-face study days on campus.

Whatever your area of interest, please feel free to contact the CPD co-ordinator for additional information or to discuss any of our modules or programmes.

Should you decide to enrol on one of our modules, we are available to assist you through the admissions and enrolment process that will enable you to join a vibrant international community of practitioners in your professional area.

Professional Practice (BSc)

The following modules can be taken either on a stand-alone basis or as part of the BSc in Professional Practice programme.

TitleCodeSCQF Level & Credits
Advanced Clinical Assessment and Examination NURU195 SCQF 9 / 20
Assessing and Managing Symptoms in Palliative Care NURU220 SCQF 9 / 20
Dermatology for Health Professionals NURU204 SCQF 9 / 40
Gateway to Further Study NURU228 SCQF 9 / 20
GIRFEC: A Multi-agency Approach to Practice NURU233 SCQF 10 / 20
Mentorship Preparation (Accredited) NURU211 SCQF 9 / 20
Mentorship Preparation (Non-Accredited) NURU212 SCQF 9 /
Non-Medical Prescribing NURU209 SCQF 9 / 40
Pain 1: Understanding and Assessing Pain NURU152 SCQF 9 / 20
Principles of Tissue Viability NURU201 SCQF 9 / 20
Recognition of Acute Physical Illness in Adults NURU218 SCQF 9 / 20
Work-based Learning NURU225 SCQF 9 / 20

Advancing Practice

The following modules can be taken either on a stand-alone basis or as part of the Master’s in Advancing Practice programme.

TitleCodeSCQF Level & Credits
Advanced Practice ADPP003 SCQF 11 / 20
Advanced Clinical Assessment and Examination ADPP010 SCQF 11 / 20
Living with Long Term Conditions: Care and Management ADPP009 SCQF 11 / 20
Minimising Risk and Maximising Recovery in Mental Health ADPP008 SCQF 11 / 20
Methodologies for Project Works in Practice ADPP014 SCQF 11 / 20
Non-Medical Prescribing (Advanced Practice) ADPP013 SCQF 11 / 40
Towards a Psychological Trauma Informed Future ADPP025 SCQF 11 / 20
Diagnosis and Decision Making in Primary Care ADPP026 SCQF 11 / 20
Contemporary Leadership in Early Years Practice EYPP03 SCQF 11 / 20
Qualitative Research and Analysis NURP003/NURP004 SCQF 11 / 20

Health (MRes)

The following modules can be taken either on a stand-alone basis or as part of the Master’s in Health Research programme.

TitleCodeSCQF Level & Credits
Health Research Dissertation NURP050 / NURP052 SCQF 11 / 60
Qualitative Research and Analysis NURP003/NURP004 SCQF 11 / 20
Quantitative Research and Analysis NURP005 / NURP006 SCQF 11 / 20
Research Ethics and Governance NURP007 SCQF 11 / 20
Research in Practice NURP009 / NURP010 SCQF 11 / 20
Skills for Knowledge Enquiry NURP001 SCQF 11 / 20
Study Design in Practice NURP008 SCQF 11 / 20

Global Issues in Gerontology and Ageing

The following modules can be taken either on a stand-alone basis or as part of the Master's in Global Issues in Gerontology and Ageing.

TitleCodeSCQF Level & Credits
An Integrated Approach to Frailty NURP014 SCQF 11 / 20
Global Issues in Ageing Societies NURP011 SCQF 11 / 20
Health and Wellbeing of People with Dementia NURP012 SCQF 11 / 20
Multi-Morbidity in the Older Person NURP013 SCQF 11 / 20

Welfare and Benefits for people affected by cancer and long-term conditions

The following modules can be taken either on a stand-alone basis or as part of the Welfare and Benefits for people affected by cancer and long-term conditions programme.

TitleCodeSCQF Level & Credits
Welfare Origins NURU301 SCQF 9 / 20
Welfare Benefits: Law Relating to Employment and Disability NURU302 SCQF 9 / 20
Welfare Benefits: Social Security NURU303 SCQF 9 / 20
Welfare Benefits: Living Well with Illness NURU304 SCQF 9 / 20
Welfare Benefits: Living Well with Illness: Older People NURU305 SCQF 9 / 20

Practice Teacher Preparation Programme

The following module is designed to meet the requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards to Support Learning and Assessment in Practice (NMC 2008).

TitleCodeSCQF Level & Credits
Practice Teacher Preparation Programme EYPP004 SCQF 11 / 40

Learning Disability and Dementia: Training for Trainers One-Day course

TitleCodeSCQF Level & Credits
Learning Disability and Dementia: Training for Trainers SCQF 8 /
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