We cater for all learners with an adaptable mix of teaching styles such as lectures, seminars, small group work and workplace based attachments in our renowned NHS partner (UHB) to facilitate clinically relevant learning.
In the core modules you will experience face-to-face days on campus, days in clinical practice with world leading experts (eg Professor David Thickett, Adel Mansur) and supervisory meetings for the written assignment as required.
There are 2 compulsory core modules, both of 20 credits:
Respiratory Medicine in Secondary Care
This module comprises three face-to-face training days, plus case based learning in clinical practice, a written assessment which focuses on case based presentations allied to evidence review OR may be a service delivery plan, plus an SAQ examination
Respiratory Medicine in the Community
This is also available as part of the MSc in Primary and Community Care, thus is a great opportunity to meet colleagues from other disciplines. Face-to-face training occurs on the following topics: COPD, lung cancer, ILD, TB, NIV, service design and management. Case based learning and assessment similar to the other core module, except with MCQ rather than SAQ assessment.
1 x 20 credit module (or 2 x 10 credit) chosen from a list as follows of existing modules (below). If 10 credit modules are changed to 20 credit by the parent programmes this will not alter their suitability for use in this PGCert.