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Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology, Programme Catalogue 2014/15

TSPA-ADC16: PG Cert Advanced and Specialist Healthcare Practice


Mode of attendance: Distance Learning

Year 1

Follow this link for further information on the NFAAR NFAAR-CPD assessment regulations: assessment regulations for students commencing study from 2011/12 onwards (students who commenced prior to 2011/12 should consult their programme handbook for their assessment regulations):
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 15 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Exemption: Unit PA50249 has a pass mark of 50% rather than 40%
  • Taught credits: 30

Modular - no specific semester: Taught Units

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 18 credits from the following list:
NB. Units offered by the Department for Health (codes beginning 'HL') may only be taken subject to the approval of the relevant Director of Studies and in discussion with the Study Advisor.
HL50007 Governance & organisational change 6 Credits
HL50079 Introduction to practice-based research 6 Credits
HL50082 Evidence into practice 6 Credits
HL50105 Research design and methods 12 Credits
PA50186 Cardiovascular therapeutics 6 Credits
PA50187 Gastro-intestinal therapeutics 6 Credits
PA50188 Oncology 6 Credits
PA50190 Public health pharmacy 6 Credits
PA50199 Respiratory therapeutics 6 Credits
PA50200 Mental health 6 Credits
PA50201 Endocrinology 6 Credits
PA50202 Neurology 6 Credits
PA50216 Medicines management in general practice 6 Credits
PA50217 Medicines management in the NHS 6 Credits
PA50221 Prescribing for special groups 6 Credits
PA50223 Surgery 6 Credits
PA50232 Palliative care 6 Credits
PA50233 Infections 6 Credits
PA50235 Management of minor ailments 6 Credits
PA50240 Using evidence in practice 6 Credits
PA50249 Independent prescribing 18 Credits
PA50296 Drug safety surveillance 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 30 credits from the following list:
PA50269 Leadership in health 12 Credits
PA50270 Research design and methods for practice 12 Credits
PA50271 Managing in health 12 Credits
PA50272 Supporting education, training and development in a health context 12 Credits
PA50273 Advanced clinical practice 1 12 Credits
PA50274 Advanced clinical practice 2 12 Credits
PA50275 Advanced professional development 1 3 Credits
PA50276 Advanced professional development 2 3 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.