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Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Care of the patient through their lifespan

Level 7, 20 credits

Course aim

This module offers healthcare professionals the opportunity to enhance their skill sets and knowledge in relation to adult congenital heart disease and the care of patients with a congenital cardiac anomaly.

The course has been developed in collaboration with local clinicians and international experts in the field of adult congenital cardiology and cardiac surgery. Experts from around the world will be delivering the keynote sessions. As a result, some sessions will be pre-recorded.

Course length

The course is delivered over one semester.

Course cost

The cost for this CPD module is £840


1 week study block. Lectures comprise of face to taught, practical sessions and online learning.

Course content

Developmental anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system including:

  • Embryological development of congenital heart defects (CHD)
  • Pathophysiology and management of different congenital heart conditions
  • Assessment and therapy strategies to minimise the long-term effects of CHD
  • Healthcare and psycho-social implications - including aspects of the transition from paediatrics to adult care
  • Patient perspective
  • Ethical issues

You will be assessed via a 4,500 word case report. 

Study dates

Start date is a full weeks study w/c 23rd November 2020.

Entry requirements

In order to be considered for this module you will ideally have previous undergraduate study working within the cardiothoracic specialty.

CPD award

This CPD is standalone and is not within a wider award framework.

How to apply

Please apply using the online application form.

Further information

Information is available in our CPD for healthcare professionals brochure.

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

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