CPD Clinical Diagnostics

Level 7 (postgraduate), 10 Credits

Start dates

September 2023

Course length

One semester

Course cost

£420: TBC


City campus

Course aim

The aim of the programme is to provide the healthcare practitioner with the underpinning knowledge to interpret physiological and clinical data.It will help prepare you for your final unseen written examination.

Course content

Please note that no further applications are being accepted for this programme for September 2023 or January 2024.

This course will give you the underpinning knowledge to interpret physiological and clinical data and is ideal if you are an experienced healthcare professional who wants to develop additional knowledge within this field.

The course is particularly relevant if you:

  • are working in primary and secondary care, and have recently completed a course in physical examination skills
  • Clinical (this is a multi-professional module)
  • are considering future roles as a nurse clinician / nurse practitioner or advanced practitioner in a variety of disciplines

Please be advised that we are full for September 2021 and January 2022. The next available intake will be September 2022.

Teaching and learning

This innovative module uses a scenario-based approach and a variety of teaching and learning methods including:

  • interactive lectures
  • case histories
  • clinically directed workbook activities

You will be required to attend one two hour session weekly over the duration of a 15 week semester.

Entry requirements

In order to be considered for this course, you must:

  • be a healthcare professionals relevant clinical experience or recent evidence of completing a course in advanced clinical skills
  • have a letter from your employer confirming support of your studies


Please contact the Faculty Admissions Team for further information

Module leader Rosemary McCarthy
T: 0151 231 4493
E: r.mccarthy@ljmu.ac.uk

CPD award

This Continuing Professional Development programme can be studied within the MSc Advanced Healthcare Practice (Clinical) award framework or as a single CPD.

Further information

For further information please contact:

Faculty Admissions Team
Faculty of Health
Liverpool John Moores University
79 Tithebarn Street
Liverpool L2 2ER

T: 0151 231 5829
E: Health@ljmu.ac.uk

The University may make changes to a programme of study or module where such changes are deemed to be beneficial to students, are minor in nature and unlikely to impact negatively upon students or become necessary due to circumstances beyond the control of the University.

Further guidance on programme changes.