NHS Lothian Collaborative Modules

QMU offers a number of modules in collaboration with NHS Lothian. These modules are for registered healthcare professionals working in an appropriate area.

The modules offer a range of clinical and professional development opportunities that can be taken individually for your continuing professional development.

NHS Lothian Collaborative Modules: In brief

All modules are at Scottish Credit Qualification Framework (SCQF)

40 credits at level 10

  • Community Clinical Decision Making

40 Credits at level 11

  • Community Clinical Decision Making
  • Advanced History Taking and Clinical Examination for Advanced Practitioners
  • Clinical Work-based Learning for Advanced Practitioners.

How will I be taught?

Structure, delivery, duration and outcome

Structure: These are single modules

Delivery: Variable

Duration: Variable

Outcomes: Please see individual course for SCQF outcome.

NHS Lothian Collaborative Modules: Entry requirements and application information

Entry requirements

The modules are open to registered healthcare practitioners working in an appropriate area.

Applicants must be registered with a professional body (ie NMC, HCPC, GPC, etc). These modules do not lead to professional registration.


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.


For further information, including application process, please contact NHS Lothian  

Application deadline


Start date

Start date will depend on module/s chosen. 

More information and QMU contacts

For further information about pre-requisites, dates and venues etc please  contact Bill Lawson or contact NHS Lothian  

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