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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 OSCE/VIVA assessment. 

Course length

The course runs over one semester (12 weeks).

Course cost

The total cost for this CPD module is £350.

Course structure

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

  • interactive lectures
  • clinical demonstrations 
  • clinically directed workbook activities

One two hour session weekly over the duration of a 12 week semester.

Course content

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
  • are working towards a level of advanced nursing practice 
  • are considering future roles as a nurse clinician/nurse practitioner or advanced practitioner in a variety of disciplines

Unseen written examination (1hr and 30 minutes).

Entry requirements

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

  • be a healthcare professionals with at least 2 years clinical experience or recent evidence of completing a course in advanced clinical skills
  • have a letter from your employer confirming support of your studies
CPD award

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

Study dates

September 2018, morning session - see timetable
September 2018, afternoon session - see timetable
January 2019, morning session - see timetable
January 2019, afternoon session - see timetable

How to apply

Please apply using the online application form selecting Postgraduate Taught from the Level of Entry drop down.

Further information

Further information is available in our CPD for healthcare professionals brochure.

Faculty Admissions Team
Faculty of Education, Health and Community
Liverpool John Moores University
79 Tithebarn Street
Liverpool L2 2ER

T: 0151 231 5829

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.

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