CPD Pathophysiology Advanced Practice

Level 7 (postgraduate), 10 Credits

Start dates

September 2023

January 2023

Course length

15 weeks

Course cost

Total cost: £420


City campus

Course aim

This module is intended to advance the knowledge of the experienced clinical professional working in an environment where a knowledge of pathophysiology is essential to practice.

Course content

The syllabus will include;

  • Physiology and pathophysiology of major systems
  • utilising five case scenarios

After completing the module you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a higher level of knowledge in relation to the anatomical, physiological and pathological mechanisms
  • Critically examine the current evidence base of major disease process, etiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology

Teaching and learning

This module is delivered over a period of 15 weeks. It adopts a blended approach with two hours direct teaching every other week. The week in between is an e-learning activity that must be completed.

Attendance is required every other week for a two-hour session onsite at LJMU. You must commit to the week in between to complete e-Learning activity.

Entry requirements

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

  • current registered health care professional
  • able to demonstrate ability to study at Level 7 or relevant clinical experience


You will be assessed based on case scenarios.

  • weighted 100%
  • 50% pass rate

CPD award

Certificate of Professional Development (CPD) at Level 7 - 10 credits.

This module 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.