- Study Mode: Part Time
- Location: Uxbridge
- Duration: 15 Weeks
- Start Date: February and September 2022
BNU is a leading provider in continuing professional development (CPD) training. This short course will help enhance your skills and knowledge for caring for patients with cardiac problems. Many of our lecturers maintain clinical currency by working in practice to ensure you receive the most up-to-date insights and training.
Want to enhance your skills with one of our short courses? To apply for one of our Continuing Professional Development courses, please use our application portal. If you are being funded as part of an NHS contract, please apply through our dedicated NHS application portal.
Fees and Funding
Covering the costs of your professional development may now be easier than you think. There are many ways you can fund your course, such as employer/NHS sponsorship. There is also the option to pay in instalments to help spread the cost.
Credits: 30 credits at Level 6 and 7.
Why study this subject?
If you're working in the fields of cardiac and coronary healthcare, this module will enable you to develop your knowledge, expertise and understanding in these specialist areas.
Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?
Led by our supportive and experienced staff, this course covers a range of topics such as:
- acute coronary syndromes
- care of patients with coronary heart disease
- heart failure care
- care of patients receiving PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention)
- care of patients receiving cardiac surgery
- cardiac rehabilitation
- valve disorders
- cardiac anatomy
- pathophysiology and relevant pharmacology.
At BNU, we recognise roles in this field are hands-on – that’s why you’ll take part in simulated learning experiences using our specialised facilities dedicated to nursing at our Uxbridge campus.
When will this course run?
This course runs on Wednesdays from 10am - 5pm.
What are the course entry requirements?
Registered health care practitioners with a minimum 6 months experience in a relevant cardiac care area
For Level 6 study you’ll need 120 credits at Level 5 or equivalent. For Level 7 study, 120 credits at Level 6 or the equivalent are required
Have the support of your clinical manager and a suitably qualified mentor/assessor
Opportunity to work outside usual clinical area, if necessary, to gain specific clinical competence.
What are the tuition fees
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