Continuing Professional Development

The Department of Applied Health and Professional Development and the Department of Nursing offer study opportunities to support your continuing professional needs by providing a choice of post-qualifying and postgraduate courses in subject areas such as cancer care, palliative care, surgical nursing and dementia.



TitleAward / CATS credits
Acute Care of the Older Person with FrailtyPGCert
Adult Intensive Care PracticePGCert
Advanced Communication and Supportive Relationships20 at M Level
Advanced Communication and Supportive Relationships15 at Level 6 Honours
Assessment and Management of the Adult Deteriorating Patient30 at Level 6
Cancer Nursing60 at Level 6
Cardiorespiratory PracticePGCert
Care of the Patient Receiving Chemotherapy15 at Level 6
Children's High Dependency PracticePGCert
Community UpSkilling Programme (CUSP)N/A
Dementia Simulation Training
Emergency Nursing PracticePGCert
End of Life Care15 at Level 6
Essentials of Cancer Care15 at Level 6
Independent Prescribing Conversion Course for AHPs10 at M Level
Introduction to Patient Assessment15 at Level 6
Managing Patients Receiving Systemic Anti-Cancer Treatments20 CATS Credits at Level 7
Minor Illness and Injury ManagementPGCert
Neonatal PracticePGCert
Orthopaedic PracticePGCert
Palliative Care Nursing60 at Level 6
Planning and Managing Clinical Trials20 at M Level
Renal and Urology PracticePGCert
Return to Practice15 at Level 6
Surgical Nursing Practice60 at Level 6

For full details of all of the CPD courses and standalone modules that we offer, please contact us using the details on the right.


Contact (course enquiries)

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    Tel: +44 (0)1865 484848

Contact (non-course enquiries)

  • Tel: +44 (0)1865 482565
    Fax: +44 (0)1865 482775