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Postgraduate Programmes:

NSHI are pleased to work in collaboration with Education for Health in the delivery of Master’s level qualifications, post graduate certificates and short courses for education.

Click on the links below for more information:

Enhancing the diagnostic and management of respiratory disease (30 credits) Symptoms such as breathlessness, cough and wheeze are common in a range of respiratory (and other) conditions. This short postgraduate module supports HCPs and PAMs to take a deductive and analytical approach to making a timely diagnosis and effective management of people presenting with respiratory symptoms. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/enhancing-the-diagnostic-and-management-of-respiratory-disease-level-7-module/ 
Non-invasive ventilation and respiratory failure (30 credits) The complex nature of respiratory failure is explored through a range of clinical scenarios, including a focus on symptom control, end of life management, ventilator design and functionality, and patient and clinician safety. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/non-invasive-ventilation-and-respiratory-failure/ 
Respiratory assessment and examination (30 credits) This module supports participants to develop their knowledge of the assessment process, history taking and clinical examination linked to the diagnosis of respiratory conditions. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/respiratory-assessment-and-examination/ 
Respiratory diagnostics (30 credits) Clinical investigations help confirm or rule out suspected diagnosis. This postgraduate module explores a range of respiratory investigation tests, analysing the principles underpinning them and evaluating the accuracy and validity of tests. It also explores the importance of history taking to support selection of the correct investigative test and interpretation of results. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/respiratory-diagnostics/ 

 

 

Level 7 Modules:

Respiratory:

Enhancing the diagnostic and management of respiratory disease (30 credits) Symptoms such as breathlessness, cough and wheeze are common in a range of respiratory (and other) conditions. This short postgraduate module supports HCPs and PAMs to take a deductive and analytical approach to making a timely diagnosis and effective management of people presenting with respiratory symptoms. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/enhancing-the-diagnostic-and-management-of-respiratory-disease-level-7-module/ 
Non-invasive ventilation and respiratory failure (30 credits) The complex nature of respiratory failure is explored through a range of clinical scenarios, including a focus on symptom control, end of life management, ventilator design and functionality, and patient and clinician safety. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/non-invasive-ventilation-and-respiratory-failure/ 
Respiratory assessment and examination (30 credits) This module supports participants to develop their knowledge of the assessment process, history taking and clinical examination linked to the diagnosis of respiratory conditions. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/respiratory-assessment-and-examination/ 
Respiratory diagnostics (30 credits) Clinical investigations help confirm or rule out suspected diagnosis. This postgraduate module explores a range of respiratory investigation tests, analysing the principles underpinning them and evaluating the accuracy and validity of tests. It also explores the importance of history taking to support selection of the correct investigative test and interpretation of results. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/respiratory-diagnostics/ 

Diabetes:

Diabetes improving glycaemic control (30 credits) Glycaemic control is central to managing diabetes and reducing the risk of complications for many people. This postgraduate module supports the development of knowledge to underpin clinical decisions and practice linked to optimising glycaemic control. Taught through eLearning units, interactive webinars and masterclasses led by experts in the field of diabetes. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/diabetes-improving-glycaemic-control/ 
Diabetes reducing cardiovascular risk (30 credits) Evidence suggests that cardiovascular complications are reduced through a multifactorial approach which addresses blood pressure, lipid management, glycaemic control and lifestyle issues. This part-time six month course explores different approaches to managing cardiovascular risk in diabetes and is taught at postgraduate level. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/diabetes-reducing-cvd-risk/ 

 

 Other:

Enhancing diabetes care in professional practice (30 credits) This course focuses upon the assessment and management of individuals with, or at risk of developing, diabetes and its precursor, metabolic syndrome. It focuses on the prevention, recognition and management of metabolic syndrome and diabetes. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/enhancing-diabetes-care-in-professional-practice-short-course_2020/ 
Tackling the complexity of managing heart failure (30 credits) This undergraduate  short course is for health and care professionals delivering and managing care for people with heart failure. This course enables the acquisition of both practical skills and enhances clinical knowledge. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/tackling-the-complexity-of-managing-heart-failure-short-course/ 

Level 6:

Tackling the complexity of managing heart failure (30 credits) This undergraduate  short course is for health and care professionals delivering and managing care for people with heart failure. This course enables the acquisition of both practical skills and enhances clinical knowledge. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/tackling-the-complexity-of-managing-heart-failure-short-course/ 
Respiratory diagnostics (30 credits) Clinical investigations help confirm or rule out suspected diagnosis. This postgraduate module explores a range of respiratory investigation tests, analysing the principles underpinning them and evaluating the accuracy and validity of tests. It also explores the importance of history taking to support selection of the correct investigative test and interpretation of results. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/respiratory-diagnostics/ 

CPD accredited workshops:

CVD/Heart Failure:

CVD online refresher (equates to four hours of CPD activity) This short interactive course is designed for healthcare professionals currently supporting people with conditions under the cardiovascular disease umbrella. It enables learners to refresh their skills and knowledge and to focus on implementing quality improvement initiatives. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/cvd-online-refresher/ 
Essentials of CVD (equates to four hours of CPD activity) This bite-sized online interactive course focuses on an overview of CVD, diagnosis and management. It’s ideal for health and care professionals who are new to supporting people with conditions under the CVD umbrella. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/essentials-of-cvd/ 
Heart failure online refresher Taught by experienced clinical tutors over two x two-hour online sessions, this course is CPD accredited and covers risk factors, prevention strategies and treatment pathways. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/heart-failure-online-refresher/ 

 

Diabetes:

Diabetes online refresher (equates to four hours of CPD activity) This diabetes refresher course is designed for health and care professionals who manage people with diabetes and who wish to refresh their skills and implement quality improvement initiatives. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/diabetes-online-refresher/ 
Essentials of Diabetes (equates to four hours of CPD activity) This course is designed for learners who are new to working with people with diabetes. The course includes an overview of the disease, diagnosis, and management. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/essentials-of-diabetes/ 

Non-accredited:

Other:

Covid-19 resource centre (six month subscription) Education for Health’s Covid-19 resource centre includes podcasts, videos, fact-sheets and expert articles on numerous Covid-19 related topics. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/covid-19-resource-subscription/ 
Finding the leader within Taught over an eight week period, this short course focuses on building resilience, adaptability and communication skills. Made up of three interactive online sessions, this course is suitable for both those new to leadership and those who have been leading for some time. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/finding-the-leader-within/ 
Hypertension masterclass Hypertension can increase risk of strokes and heart attacks. This Hypertension Masterclass equips health and care professionals with all the fundamentals needed to effectively spot and manage high blood pressure. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/hypertension-masterclass/ 
Smoking cessation all day workshop This one-day online workshop is designed for health and care professionals who are currently supporting people who will benefit from quitting smoking. https://www.educationforhealth.org/product/smoking-cessation-workshop/