Continuing Professional Development (Short Courses & Specialist Training)

In a world where change is constant, keeping pace with new trends and the latest skills and knowledge will give you and your business an edge. 

Northumbria University offers a wide range of short courses and CPD opportunities, many with academic credits or professional body accreditations that will help you stay ahead of the competition.

Taught by academics who are recognised experts in their field, with extensive industry experience and contacts, we offer the right blend of academic excellence and commercial relevance across a number of sectors.

So, if you are a business that wants to develop your people or are looking for new ways to increase your bottom line, an individual looking for a fast track to promotion or the skills to change direction, or simply someone that wants to learn something new and follow their passion, we can give you the tools to make it happen.

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Adult Critical Care (Level 6 Module)

This CPD module will give you the knowledge to effectively manage patients with advanced critical illness. The main themes of the module include; advanced respiratory support, advanced haemodynamic monitoring and support and management of patients in multi-organ failure. The psychological impact of the critical care environment will also be explored. Who would this course suit? Healthcare professionals…

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BIM Autodesk Revit Structure Training Course

This three-day course is aimed at professionals in structural design who wish to gain a comprehensive introduction to Autodesk Revit Structure as well as hands-on experience so they’ll be confident about using the software for Building Information Modelling (BIM). Autodesk Revit Structure software is highly valued for its flexibility and ease of revisions, as well as its potential as a tool for…

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BIM: Autodesk Navisworks Manage 2017 Training Course

Autodesk Navisworks Manage is a leading Building Information Modelling (BIM) tool for design coordination, clash detection, construction simulation, material take-off and visualisation. As an Autodesk Authorised Training Centre (ATC), BIM Academy offers training courses for all levels from novice through to expert. This 2-day course is aimed at construction professionals wishing to gain a comprehensive…

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BIM: Autodesk Revit 2017 Family Creation Training Course

The aim of the Autodesk Revit 2015 Family Creation course is to provide delegates with the skills to create intelligent parametric Revit families. The course covers instance, type, family and shared parameters and a number of different types of families. Over the intense one day course delegates will learn how to create custom families which will aid in the creation of efficient and useful object libraries…

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BIM: Autodesk Revit Architecture 2017

Autodesk Revit architecture is a leading Building Information Modelling (BIM) tool for the design, documentation, visualisation and simulation of projects; from initial concept and massing through to detailed design and as-constructed documentation. As an Autodesk Authorised Training Centre (ATC), BIM Academy offers training courses for all levels from novice through to expert. This 3-day course…

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BIM: Autodesk Revit Architecture 2017 Advanced Training Course

This three-day course will build on your existing knowledge of Building Information Modelling, giving you advanced capabilities with Autodesk Revit Architecture’s tools for modelling, massing, analysing and visualising. Autodesk Revit Architecture software is highly valued for its flexibility and ease of revisions, as well as its potential as a tool for collaboration between different disciplines. Our…

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BIM: Autodesk Revit Architecture Advanced Training Course

This three-day course will build on your existing knowledge of Building Information Modelling, giving you advanced capabilities with Autodesk Revit Architecture’s tools for modelling, massing, analysing and visualising. Autodesk Revit Architecture software is highly valued for its flexibility and ease of revisions, as well as its potential as a tool for collaboration between different disciplines.…

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BIM: Autodesk Revit Landscape Architecture Training

Who would this course suit? If you’re looking for an introduction to using Autodesk Revit for landscape design, come to this course as part of your continuing professional development. Content Overview Autodesk Revit as a BIM tool Project navigation and view creation Element selection and manipulation Visibility control and categorisation Model development methodology System family editing Shared…

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BIM: Autodesk Revit MEP 2017 Training Course

Autodesk Revit MEP is a leading Building Information Modelling (BIM) tool for the design, documentation, visualisation and simulation of projects; from initial concept and massing through to detailed design and as-constructed documentation. As an Autodesk Authorised Training Centre (ATC), BIM Academy offers training courses for all levels from novice through to expert. This 3-day course is aimed…

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BIM: Autodesk Revit MEP Training Course

Who would this course suit? If you’re looking for an introduction to using Autodesk Revit for mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, come to this course as part of your continuing professional development. Content Overview Autodesk Revit as a BIM tool Project navigation and view creation Element selection and manipulation Visibility control and categorisation Model development…

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BIM: Basics Workshop

This workshop-style course provides an essential introduction to Building Information Modelling (BIM). The course is aimed at construction professionals wishing to quickly get to grips with the core BIM concepts, workflows and technologies and will also provide a valuable insight into the business value of BIM and the critical factors for successful implementation on projects.

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BIM: Level 2 Workshop

Building on the BIM Basics Workshop or existing BIM knowledge this workshop will provide delegates with the knowledge needed to contribute to a Level 2 BIM project to PAS1192:2 and therefore the UK Government 2016 mandate. The workshop follows the lifecycle of a compliant project.

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BIM: One Day Awareness Course

Who would this course suit? If you need to contribute to a BIM Level 2 project, come to this course as part of your continuing professional development. Content Overview BIM evolution and government strategies Brief introduction to PAS1192:2&3 and other working standards and specifications Workflows and deliverables required for BIM Level 2 compliance Employer’s information requirements…

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BIM: Virtual Project

This three-day course is aimed at construction professionals who want to experience the benefits of Business Information Modelling (BIM) tools and gain an insight into the potential for BIM to deliver projects faster, better and more cost-effectively. Working in a multidisciplinary team with colleagues, you’ll develop a real project using the facilities at our training suite at the Northern Design…

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Basic Sexual Health (Masterclass)

Who would this course suit? Primary care nurses who deliver sexual health services. This session will be ideal as an educational update to ensure contemporary practice. Content Overview Current national issues in sexual health service provision. Contraceptive method update Emergency contraception Local issues in sexual health service provision Specific local service update to reach…

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Chemotherapy: Enhancing Practice (Level 6 Module)

Who would this course suit? Health professionals who administer chemotherapy drugs in clinical practice. Content Overview • The Principles of cytotoxic chemotherapy: Hormone treatments, new and novel therapies • The Anatomy and physiology of cancer cell growth, the cell cycle • Drug Pharmacology • Administration of chemotherapy; Safety and handling issues, clinical governance and risk management…

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Children and Young People: Recognition and Emergency Care in Critical Illness

Course in brief The course aims to develop requisite skills in recognising, assessing and caring for children/Young people who have the potential to, or have become ill. The student will critically explore specific physiological problems encountered by acutely/seriously ill children and the knowledge and skills necessary for assessment and safe management. To be able to critically reflect upon the…

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Chronic Heart Failure Management

Content Overview • Pathophysiology of heart failure • Epidemiology of heart failure • Aetiology and classification of heart failure • Diastolic and systolic dysfunction • Signs and symptoms of heart failure linking to clinical skills • Diagnostic testing • Introduction to rhythm/ECG analysis • Principles of acute management • Principles of chronic management • Patient and carer empowerment/education/concordance • Holistic…

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Cognitive Behavioural Skills for Practice (Level 6)

Would you like to develop your knowledge of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy? This CPD module will provide you with the opportunity to learn more about the principles and practice of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in order to enable you to develop skills in your practice. The module is based on Beck's model of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

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Contemporary Chemotherapy Practice for Conditions Other than Cancer (Level 6 Module)

Designed for practitioners administering chemotherapy in a non-oncology area, this module will help you to develop specific knowledge and skills relating to the care of people receiving chemotherapy for conditions other than cancer. You will critically examine contemporary chemotherapy practice administered to non-cancer patients in a non-oncology setting. The impact of chemotherapy treatment for…

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Continuing Healthcare Law

Aimed at local authorities, this two-day course will equip your staff with a comprehensive understanding of NHS continuing healthcare (CHC) law. It will prepare them to identify cases where a person should be deemed eligible for full NHS funding, and to help the Multi-Disciplinary Team or CHC Panel achieve that outcome. It will also enable them to successfully challenge decisions where CHC has been…

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Dementia (Masterclass)

This one-day masterclass is designed for health or social care practitioners currently working, or intending to work, with people who may have dementia. You will explore personhood and relationship-centred care, and examine the tools which are currently in use for assessing dementia in terms of their application, validity and use in practice. You will also develop your knowledge of delirium in…

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Developing Leadership Capacity and Managing Change (Level 6)

Today’s healthcare practitioners are at the frontline of supporting and developing patient centred care through effective leadership and service development. This course will give you the opportunity to develop leadership capacity and capability in order to develop your team, lead change and instigate effective service improvement at a variety of levels within your organisation.

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Developing Leadership Capacity and Managing Change (Level 7 Module)

Developing leadership capacity and managing change are an integral part of the Government’s transformation agenda and as such places health professionals at the frontline of supporting and developing patient centred care through effective leadership and service development. This module aims to integrate theory, research and practice to enable the practitioner to develop leadership capacity and capability…

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Developing Skills for Service Improvement Planning (Level 7 Module)

Designed to inspire, this Level 7 module aims to help you acquire the knowledge and skills required to improve services and to develop talented people to lead teams through change. You will have access to a range of learning opportunities, plus practical advice and tools to help you and organisations achieve individual and collective service goals. This year-long module is one of the core…

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End of Life Care for All (Level 6)

Designed for practitioners who care for patients at the end of life, this module will enable you to develop specialist knowledge of end of life care in both the cancer patient and patients suffering diseases other than cancer. This module will enable you to critically examine your practice when caring for this vulnerable group of patients and will consider the holistic needs of the patient and…

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End of Life in Critical Care (Masterclass)

End of Life Care in the Critical Care environment is challenging and requires healthcare practitioners to be knowledgeable and skilled in the provision of this sensitive aspect of care. There is a growing emphasis on providing patients with End of Life care options that fall outside of the traditional approach of providing a private, quiet space whilst this process occurs. This masterclass will…

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English and Study Skills (including Summer School)

Do you need to improve your English in order to fulfil the entry requirements of a course at Northumbria or another UK university? Our full-time courses will improve both your English skills and your study skills. They will allow you to benefit as much as possible from the time when you will be a student. Our courses will improve your English through intensive classes in speaking, listening, reading,…

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Executive Education

At Northumbria University we deliver bespoke development programmes for major commercial, public, and third sector clients in General management and leadership, Change management, Finance and accounting Strategy, marketing and innovation

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Executive Women Leaders

“69 per cent of the executive workforce is now female… but just 40 per cent of department heads are, and only one in four chief executives. This shows the problem is not getting women into the workforce or junior management roles, but ensuring these women are supported through their careers to senior positions.” Chartered Management…

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Expert Witness (Civil)

One-day course - Civil Procedure Rules expert’s duties and responsibilities and report writing for civil proceedings or Two-day course - Giving expert evidence in civil proceedings

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Foundations in Sexual Health (Level 6)

This module is designed to provide an insight into the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to the sexual health needs of your client group. Through exploration of your own values and attitudes to sexual health issues, you can consider the personal and practice development required for meeting effectively the sexual health needs of your clients/patients.

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Foundations of Teaching and Learning in Practice (Level 6 Module)

This module will prepare you for a role as a practice teacher/educator [Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Stage 3] and provide a foundation for teacher status [NMC Stage 4]. You will focus on your own expertise in educating a variety of learners and have the opportunity to critically explore and apply a range of teaching and learning theories and strategies. As you complete this module you…

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Foundations of Teaching and Learning in Practice Level 7 Module

This module will prepare you for a role as a practice teacher/educator [Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Stage 3] and provide a foundation for teacher status [NMC Stage 4]. You will focus on your own expertise in educating a variety of learners and have the opportunity to critically explore and apply a range of teaching and learning theories and strategies. As you complete this module you will…

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History Taking and Physical Assessment (Level 6 Masterclass)

This Masterclass will introduce you to the process of history taking and assessing the physical manifestations of common disease processes. You will get the opportunity to understand the specifics of history taking and examination relating to common gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory and neurological conditions. You will be covering reviews of history taking and examination of several…

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History Taking and Physical Assessment (Level 6 Module)

This intensive course will introduce you to the process of history taking and assessing the physical manifestations of common disease processes. You will get the opportunity to evaluate routine clinical investigations and assess the severity of symptom complexes relating to common gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory and neurological conditions.

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History Taking and Physical Assessment in Children and Young People (Level 6 Module)

This intensive course will introduce you to the process of history taking and assessing the physical manifestations of common disease processes in children and young people. You will get the opportunity to engage in routine clinical investigations and assess the severity of symptom complexes relating to common childhood conditions including gastrointestinal, respiratory and neurological conditions.…

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Introduction to Family Therapy and Systemic Practice (Level 6 Module)

Designed to appeal to a wide range of professionals, this module provides an introduction to family therapy and systemic practice. Through studying this module you will have the opportunity to explore how systemic practice and family therapy approaches offer a framework for effective and creative ways to work with individuals, couples and families as well as professional networks, organisations and…

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Introduction to Family Therapy and Systemic Practice (Level 7)

Designed to appeal to a wide range of professionals, this module provides an introduction to family therapy and systemic practice. Through studying this module you will have the opportunity to explore how systemic practice and family therapy approaches offer a framework for effective and creative ways to work with individuals, couples and families as well as professional networks, organisations and…

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Introduction to Sport Performance Analysis

This Certificate is aimed at everyone who wants to be able to improve sports performance through data analysis. You’ll learn what data can be gathered, how to interpret it, how to apply it to the coaching and training process, and how to make use of it in competitions. Many teams are looking for evidence-based interventions that help improve efficiency of performance while reducing the risk of…

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LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Workshops

The LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Method is a technique which utilises visual, auditory and kinaesthetic skills and improves group problem solving. The issues addressed by each workshop will vary according to the needs of your team.

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Leadership Excellence and Talent Development in Construction Industries

“Retaining and developing top quality talent is crucial as we compete for work across the UK and internationally. Ten per cent of our workforce is currently taking a course customised for us by Newcastle Business School. It integrates with the latest thinking on project management, which is a huge part of what we do, and it’s leading to better performing individuals and teams.” Colin Peebles,…

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Leading Innovation

This course is aimed at teams from organisations that are looking to embed innovation capabilities and generate new ways to create value. Each participant will develop their understanding of innovation methods and then apply those methods to develop new value propositions. As a result, the participants’ organisations will gain fresh ways to enhance their products, services, processes and business models.…

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Managing Pain and Symptoms in Advanced Disease (Level 6 Module)

This module is focussed on patients who have palliative care needs, and will enable you to critically examine your practice when caring for this vulnerable group of patients. The philosophy underpinning this module is that accurate assessment is the key to managing pain and symptoms in advanced disease and that effective relief is the essence of quality of life. This module will enable you to develop…

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Managing Pain and Symptoms in Advanced Disease (Level 7 Module)

This module is focussed on patients who have palliative care needs, and will enable you to critically examine your practice when caring for this vulnerable group of patients. The philosophy underpinning this module is that accurate assessment is the key to managing pain and symptoms in advanced disease and that effective relief is the essence of quality of life. This module will enable you to develop…

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Mental Health and the Older Person – Dementia, Delirium and Depression (Level 6 module)

This module will give you a critical insight into the mental health of older people, with a particular focus on the main demographically/epidemiologically prevalent issues of dementia, delirium and depression. As the ethos of the module is maintaining personhood, you will examine strategies for maximising independence, choice and mental well-being and develop a critical awareness of relationship-centred…

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Mentor Educator Preparation - Level 5

Are you interested in assuming responsibility for the facilitation of learning and assessment in practice? This module will enable you to develop into the role of a mentor/educator and continue your own professional development. Interactive sessions will encourage you to critically explore your experiences of facilitating practice learning and assessment, in the light of current theory, literature…

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Mentor Educator Preparation - Level 6

Are you interested in assuming responsibility for the facilitation of learning and assessment in practice? This module will enable you to develop into the role of a mentor/educator and continue your own professional development. Interactive sessions will encourage you to critically explore your experiences of facilitating practice learning and assessment, in the light of current theory, literature…

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Mentor Educator Preparation - Level 7

Are you interested in assuming responsibility for the facilitation of learning and assessment in practice? This module will enable you to develop into the role of a mentor/educator and continue your own professional development. Interactive sessions will encourage you to critically explore your experiences of facilitating practice learning and assessment, in the light of current theory, literature…

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Monitoring and Management of Long Term Conditions (Level 6 Module)

Current policy puts greater emphasis on keeping people healthy in order to help them live longer, illness free lives. This CPD module focuses on the biological, psychological, social and emotional impact of living with one or more long-term conditions and the strategies for monitoring and management which can be used. You will explore person centred care, self-care and care planning as ways…

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Monitoring and Management of Long Term Conditions (Masterclass)

Designed for healthcare professionals from a range of professional backgrounds, this CPD masterclass will enable you to develop knowledge and understanding of monitoring and managing long term conditions and improve practice in this area. You will have the opportunity to critically reflect on your own skills, knowledge and clinical practice to identify areas for development and strategies for embedding…

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NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety (Distance Learning mode)

The accredited NEBOSH National Construction Certificate is a leading H&S qualification that covers the fundamental legal requirements relating to health and safety in construction work in the UK. It is aimed at managers and supervisors that have the responsibility of keeping their colleagues safe, and is also advantageous for aspiring H&S advisors and for those who want to enhance their careers in…

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NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety (Part-Time)

Who would this course suit? If your day-to-day responsibilities include activities that come under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, this Certificate will help you ensure that people are working safely. Content Overview Students that enrol onto the Certificate in Construction who have previously completed the Certificate in Occupational health and safety don’t need to…

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NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Distance Learning mode)

Content Overview The NEBOSH Diploma is a widely recognised and respected qualification and will be delivered by highly qualified, experienced tutors over 4 units; Unit A: Managing health and safety Unit B: Hazardous agents in the workplace Unit C: Workplace and work equipment safety Unit D: Application of health and safety theory and practice Unit A: Managing Health and Safety, begins by…

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NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Part-Time)

Who would this course suit? If you’d like the must-have qualification for professional health and safety advisors and environmental practitioners, the NEBOSH Diploma is for you. Module Overview The NEBOSH Diploma is a widely recognised and respected qualification and will be delivered by highly qualified, experienced tutors over 4 units; Unit A: Managing health and safety Unit B: Hazardous…

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Block Release Mode)

This Certificate is aimed at managers, supervisors and staff whose day-to-day responsibilities include health and safety. It covers essential topics like how to assess risks, control hazards, undertake auditing, and promote a safety-conscious culture. We’ll prepare you to carry out a rigorous inspection of a workplace, assessing hazards and controls, and recommending remedial actions. The Certificate…

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Distance Learning)

This Certificate is aimed at managers, supervisors and staff whose day-to-day responsibilities include health and safety. It covers essential topics like how to assess risks, control hazards, undertake auditing, and promote a safety-conscious culture. We’ll prepare you to carry out a rigorous inspection of a workplace, assessing hazards and controls, and recommending remedial actions. The Certificate…

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Part-Time)

This Certificate is aimed at managers, supervisors and staff whose day-to-day responsibilities include health and safety. It covers essential topics like how to assess risks, control hazards, undertake auditing, and promote a safety-conscious culture. We’ll prepare you to carry out a rigorous inspection of a workplace, assessing hazards and controls, and recommending remedial actions. The Certificate…

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NU STEM: Embedding Science Capital

Do children generally like science? Often, yes. Do they think that they could have a career in science? Generally, no. In this training session you will be given the chance to explore the idea of ‘Science Capital’ – the feelings and experiences a person might have which would predispose them to choosing a career in science. Science Capital can be affected by experiences both at school and at…

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NU STEM: Embedding Working Scientifically

Do you find teaching the Working Scientifically strand of the national curriculum challenging? Would you like to learn tools and techniques to help your pupils work scientifically and help you to create exciting and engaging lessons to cover every topic within the new curriculum? This course will examine what is meant by working scientifically and help you understand how you can embed this…

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NU STEM: Engaging Parents

Are some parents hard to reach, or is that we could improve the tools and techniques we use to reach them? In this session you will explore the NU STEM approach to parental engagement, and the methods we use to extend science education beyond the classroom. You will discuss ways to foster a more open culture within your school and break down barriers, particularly for harder to reach families.…

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NU STEM: Science of Famillies

The Science for Families course is a 5-week after school science club aimed at children in KS2 and their families. Children and parents work together to explore different areas of the science national curriculum through simple science experiments with everyday household items.

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NU STEM: Teaching the Tough Bits

These five separate CPD sessions will develop the subject knowledge and pedagogy of your classroom teachers. We use hands-on experiments and open discussion to address many of the misconceptions surrounding the ‘trickier’ areas of the primary science curriculum. Your teachers will leave feeling upskilled and enthusiastic about teaching the topics which prompted nervousness.

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NU STEM: Unconscious Bias

Unconscious biases are an integral part of human evolution which allow us to make quick decisions based upon the evidence at our disposal. NU STEM’s own research has shown that by Year 3 there are already strong gender differences in how boys and girls view themselves and the type of jobs they could see themselves doing in the future. In this workshop, we examine the science behind unconscious…

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Neonatal High and Low Dependency Care (Level 6 Module)

This Level 6 module enables staff new to the neonatal speciality to develop a foundation of knowledge and skills in relation to Low and High Dependency Care. After completing the module, you will be able to use your knowledge of applied physiology to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care for babies requiring Low and High Dependency Care and ensure the correct procedures are adopted to minimise…

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Neonatal High and Low Dependency Care (Level 7 Module)

This module enables staff new to the neonatal speciality to develop a foundation of knowledge and skills in relation to Low and High Dependency Care. After completing the module, you will be able to use your knowledge of applied physiology to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care for babies requiring Low and High Dependency Care and ensure the correct procedures are adopted to minimise the risk…

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Neonatal Intensive Care (Level 6)

This module is designed for staff new to neonatal intensive care, and will enable you to build on your previous clinical experience of high/low dependency care in order to enhance your professional practice. After completing the module, you will be able to use your knowledge of applied pathophysiology to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care whilst ensuring the correct procedures are adopted…

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Neonatal Intensive Care (Level 7 Module)

This module is designed for staff new to neonatal intensive care, and will enable you to build on your previous clinical experience of high/low dependency care in order to enhance your professional practice. After completing the module, you will be able to use your knowledge of applied pathophysiology to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care whilst ensuring the correct procedures are adopted…

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Non-invasive Ventilation (Masterclass)

Respiratory failure can occur as a result of many medical conditions and can be classified as an acute or chronic illness. A common treatment that has been proven to reduce morbidity and mortality in respiratory failure is non-invasive ventilation, and healthcare practitioners in both the primary and acute care sectors may be expected to care for patients requiring this therapy. This masterclass…

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Pipeline Integrity Management Postgraduate Certificate

This first-of-its-kind Certificate is aimed at engineers who want to specialise in pipeline integrity management including assessment of defects, measurement of corrosion, and applications of risk and fatigue theory. These are all areas that are highly valued by the multi-billion dollar pipeline industry. It’s estimated that there are as many as 3,500,000 km of large-diameter, high-pressure pipelines…

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Prevention and Early Intervention in CAMH (Level 6 Module)

Who would this course suit? Healthcare professionals working in the areas of Child and Adolescent Mental Health with an interesting in developing their knowledge and practice in this area. It would also be of benefit to people who are working in non CAMH setting but who come into contact with children and young people in their practice e.g. Paediatric Nurses and School Nurses. Content Overview …

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Professional Skills Course for Lawyers

The Professional Skills Course (PSC) is provided for trainee solicitors, who must complete the course before admission to the profession. The PSC is designed to build on the foundations laid by the Legal Practice Course and also on your practice during your training contract.

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Promoting Health and Wellbeing - Masterclass

Who Would This Course Suit? Nurses, midwives or allied health professionals who are looking to refresh their Health Improvement expertise. Content Overview Health status in North East England: morbidity, mortality and perspectives on positive well-being Practical application of wider determinants of health in your practice population Current policy in relation to health and longevity and…

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Promoting Health and Wellbeing 2 - Masterclass

Who Would This Course Suit? Nurses, midwives or allied health professionals who are looking to refresh Health Improvement expertise. Content Overview An evaluative overview of health promotion models that support behaviour change, address health inequalities and consider perceptions of risk Practical application of a behaviour change health promotion model to an identified health and wellbeing…

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Promoting Sexual Health in Primary Care (Level 6 Module)

Who would this course suit? Primary care nurses who wish to be able to deliver sexual health services Content Overview What is sexual health? Sexual health assessment Contraceptive methods including LARC Emergency contraception Pregnancy decision making Common STIs and STI screening inc blood-borne viruses Sexual dysfunction and psycho-sexual issues Motivational interviewing/brief interventions…

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Promoting Sexual Health in Primary Care (Level 7 Module)

Who would this course suit? Primary care nurses who wish to be able to deliver sexual health services. Content Overview What is sexual health? Sexual health assessment Contraceptive methods including LARC Emergency contraception Pregnancy decision making Common STIs and STI screening inc. blood-borne viruses Sexual dysfunction and psycho-sexual issues Motivational interviewing/brief…

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Published Data and Statistical Analysis

Day 1: Describing Data Types of data, types of endpoints How are data described and presented Important issues relating to graphs, table, diagrams etc. Comparing two groups (means, odds ratios, hazard rates/ratio, Kaplan-Meier) Day 2: Significance Testing What is being evaluated Null and alternative hypothesis Types of error - P-values and confidence intervals Describing and understanding…

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Rebooting your Business: Short Courses for Busy People

The Department of Business and Management (Newcastle Business School) delivers practical short courses for a range of businesses across the private, public and third sectors. Our courses are specifically designed for people who want to re-energise their business, without spending too much time away from the office.

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Respiratory Disorders

Designed for practitioners who work with patients suffering from respiratory disease, this module will give you the opportunity to explore a wide range of respiratory disorders and examine contemporary evidence of the management of these disorders. By completing this module, you will develop an increased understanding of the needs of patients with respiratory disorders and learn how to apply that…

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Skills for Practice in CAMH - Level 6 Module

Who Would This Course Suit? Healthcare professionals working in the areas of Child and Adolescent Mental Health with an interesting in developing their practice in this area. It would also be of benefit to people who are working in non CAMH but come into contact with children and young people for example Paediatric Nurses and School Nurses. Content Overview Assessment and Clinical Formulation…

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The Principles of Palliative Care (Level 6 Module)

Who would this course suit? Healthcare professionals with an interest in developing their practice in the area of palliative care. Course Overview Principles underpinning palliative care History and development of palliative care Sociology of death and dying Future directions of palliative care Compare and contrast the needs of the cancer and non-cancer patient The emotional cancer journey Ethical…

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Tissue Viability (Masterclass)

Who would this course suit? Healthcare professionals involved in the assessment and treatment of acute and chronic wounds Content Overview Current policy and clinical guidelines The importance effective evidence based wound care Revisit of Anatomy & Physiology of wound healing Principles of Wound assessment Management and treatment options Ethical and professional issues in wound care Chronic…

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Understanding Common Presentations in CAMH (Level 6 Module)

Who would this course suit? Healthcare professionals working in the areas of Child and Adolescent Mental Health with an interesting in developing their knowledge and practice in this area. It would also be of benefit to people who are working in non-CAMH settings but who come into contact with children and young people in their practice e.g. Paediatric Nurses and School Nurses. Content Overview …

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To discuss any of our CPD / Short Course or bespoke opportunities with us contact us at cpd@northumbria.ac.uk