These modules in collaboration with NHS Lothian offer a range of clinical and professional development opportunities that can be taken individually for your continuing professional development or can be used towards degree completion as part of the BSc Professional Practice Framework.

Please note: although a start date is specified in the Course Overview box opposite, this may not represent the actual start date. For confirmation of start date, please contact the staff member named on (the Key details tab) this page.


All modules are at Scottish Credit Qualification Framework (SCQF)

45 credits al level 11

  • Acute Minor Illness and Minor Injuries Programme

15 credits at level 11

  • Heart Manual Facilitators Course - Heart Manual Trainers Courses

40 credits at Level 9

  • Acute Minor Illness, Incorporating Telephone Triage
  • Minor Injuries Programme, Including an Introduction to Telephone Triage

30 credits at Level 9

  • Lothian Management of Diabetes Programme
  • Initial Preparation for Practice Nursing

20 credits at Level 9

  • Epilepsy Management
  • Management of COPD and Spirometry
  • Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Management of Specific Cardiac Conditions
  • Management of Long-term Cardiac Conditions

10 credits at Level 9

  • An Introduction to Asthma Management
  • Community Development and Health
  • Heart Manual Facilitators Course
  • Heart Manual Trainers Courses
  • Cancer Prevention: Health Promotion
  • Care and Management of People with Cancer
  • Palliative Care

For further information about pre requisites, dates and venues etc please contact Sarah Mitchell or Bill Lawson.

Entry requirements

Typical Entry: Registered healthcare practitioners working in an appropriate area

Key details

Outcomes: Please see individual course for SCQF outcome

Location/Attendance: Variable

Duration: Variable

Fees: TBC

Fee Waiver: If you are in receipt of any form of state benefit (including Working Tax credits) and are studying part-time at undergraduate level then you may be eligible for a Fee Waiver .

Professional Registration: N/A

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Course Overview

Start Date
September 2017
Study Abroad
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