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Kingston University: Healthcare Practice

Institution Kingston University View institution profile
Department Department of Nursing
Study type Taught


Reasons to choose Kingston University - Our full range of programmes includes free-choice modules, enabling you to create personalised study plans to meet your professional development needs.

  • The course is delivered by experienced and practising clinicians and experts in acute and critical care and advanced practice.

  • This is a flexible programme that recognises your prior learning.

Why choose this course? This course is designed for practising healthcare professionals, including nurses, midwives, paramedics and other allied health professionals, working across a range of settings.

It offers personal and professional development and will contribute to career advancement within the health and social care sector. There is a mix of compulsory core modules and optional modules. Most modules are available to study on a free-standing basis.

What you will study You will study two core modules, totalling 45 credits. There is a range of optional modules from which to select the remaining 135 credits to personalise learning to your sphere of professional practice, career aspirations and service needs. You can also book individual modules through your employer with the Kingston University CPD Health Online Prospectus and Application Portal.

Core modules - Applied Research Methods

  • Capstone Project

Optional modules (subject to availability) - 12 Lead ECG Interpretation

  • Acutely Unwell Adult

  • Adult Critical Care Polytrauma: Assessment and Management

  • Adult Critical Care: Patient Assessment

  • Adult Critical Care: Patient Management

  • Advanced Clinical Reasoning in Health Assessment: Lifespan Perspectives

  • Advanced Practice: Minor Ailment Management

  • Advanced Practice: Minor Injury Management

  • Anaesthetic Practice

  • Cardiac Arrhythmias: Interpretation and Management

  • Cardiac Care: Patient Assessment and Management

  • Emergency Practice

  • Examination of the Newborn

  • General Practice Nursing: Fundamentals of Care

  • High Dependency Issues in Maternity Care

  • Improvement and Implementation Science: Principles for Practice

  • Independent/Supplementary Prescribing for Nurses and Midwives (V300)

  • Leadership in Advanced Clinical Practice

  • Mentoring and Coaching in Professional Practice

  • Perinatal Mental Health

  • Post Anaesthetic Care: Principles and Practice

  • Professional Advocate

  • Renal Dialysis: Principles of Care

  • Renal Dysfunction: Complexities of Care

  • Respiratory Care for the Acute Setting

  • Theatre Practice

  • Trauma Care: Initial Assessment and Management

  • Work based learning (15 credits)

  • Work based learning (30 credits)

  • Work based learning (60 credits)

  • Working with Families, Carers and Significant Others


Kingston University


A vibrant, modern and supportive University based across four campuses, Kingston offers a wide range of postgraduate taught and research degrees. It offers people from all backgrounds and countries (148 at the last count) the opportunity to make a difference – not only to their own lives, but also to the world around them.

You’ll earn a postgraduate degree with a difference via 118 years of teaching excellence.  We will help you to achieve your career goals by putting your academic knowledge into practice, gaining the problem-solving skills and flexibility you need to adapt to the changing …

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