Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Care of the patient through their lifespan
Level 7, 20 credits
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.
The course is delivered over one semester.
The cost for this CPD module is £840
1 week study block. Lectures comprise of face to taught, practical sessions and online learning.
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.
Start date is a full weeks study w/c 23rd November 2020.
In order to be considered for this module you will ideally have previous undergraduate study working within the cardiothoracic specialty.
This CPD is standalone and is not within a wider award framework.
How to apply
Please apply using the online application form.
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