NHS Lothian Collaborative Modules

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 at level 11

  • Acute Minor Illness Programme
  • Acute Minor Minor Injuries Programme

40 credits at Level 9

  • Acute Minor Illness
  • Minor Injuries Programme

30 credits at Level 9

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

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
  • The Principles and Practice of Neuroscience Nursing
  • The Principle and Practice of Orthopaedic Adult Care-Elective and Trauma

10 credits at Level 9

  • An Introduction to Asthma Management

For further information about pre requisites, dates and venues etc please contact Nicola Barr 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

For further information, including application process, please contact: qmu.applications@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk


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