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Scottish courses relevant to stroke health professionals

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Clinical Issues in Stroke Care

This course aims to prepare the practitioner to gain a deeper understanding of the current clinical issues in stroke care and explore their impact. It is a 25 hour multidisciplinary course taught over three days in Nursing & Health Care, University of Glasgow and supported using the Moodle e-learning environment. The course is credited with 20 masters level points and can be taken as continuing professional development (CPD) or combined to contribute towards the MSc Advanced Practice in Health Care, with named award if desired.

Dates: 1st - 3rd March & 19th April 2016

University of Glasgow, College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences Nursing & Health Care School. See flyer (PDF) for more information.

For further details:
Email: Campbell Chalmers
Tel: 01236 703108

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Self Management: Principles and Practice

Course for health and social care practitioners. This course provides an understanding of the context of self management, different models of self management and the integration of self management into contemporary health and social care practice.

The course is credited with 20 masters level points and can be taken as continuing professional development (CPD) or combined to contribute towards the MSc Advanced Practice in Health Care, with named award if desired.

University of Glasgow, College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences Nursing & Health Care School. See flyer (PDF) for more information.

For further information please email:

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Management of Stroke – An Evidence Based Approach
20 CAT Points at SCQF Level 9

This module with Edinburgh Napier University, will be of particular interest to nurses and other health professionals who would like to develop their interest, skill and knowledge in caring for stroke patients. This is a BSc/BN SCQF Level 9 module. Successful completion of this module is accorded 20 CAT points at SCQF Level 9 within the BSc/BN programmes.

This module is being reviewed at present, for further information please contact the module lead.

For further details:
Email: Anne Rowat (Module leader)
Tel: 0131 455 5670

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Professional Development Principles of Multidisciplinary Stroke Management

A multidisciplinary degree module (20 credits) offered in partnership between Glasgow Caledonian University and NHS Ayrshire and Arran.

For further details:
Email: Elizabeth Barrie or Alex Bernard
Tel: 01292 610555 ext 4677 or 0141 331 3466
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Research Degrees MSc / PhD

Graduate students may register to join an established research training programme at the University of Glasgow. One of the main research themes of the School is stroke.

For further details:
Email: Dr Anna O'Neill
Tel: 0141 330 4278

Glasgow University Research Degrees

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Online Catalogue of Modules Related to Long Term Conditions

This database consists of individual modules that practitioners and workers can take to compliment and increase their knowledge and skills in the management of long term conditions. The modules included in this listing cover a wide area of topics related to long term conditions, and they span different levels and modes of learning.

Visit Online Catalogue of Modules related to Long Term Conditions
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Positive Ageing: Promoting Health and Well–being with Older People

20 credit module for nurses and other health professionals who would like to develop their interest, skills and knowledge of working with older people within a range of settings and health issues.

See Napier University Website for more information.
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Online Imaging Msc / Dip / Cert and CPD

The online Imaging MSc at The University of Edinburgh is aimed at those interested in imaging sciences, light microscopy, preclinical imaging and clinical imaging (including subsections like Cardio-Thoracic, Oncologic and Neuro-imaging). The online delivery method allows materials to be taken at a pace defined by you, the individual student i.e. as credit-bearing courses towards a 3 year, part-time MSc or stand alone, for Continuous Professional Development or vocational training purposes.

For further information see www.imagingmsc.ed.ac.uk
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Neuroimaging for Research Msc / Dip / Cert and CPD by online distance learning

Offers a variety of educational opportunities in Neuroimaging. Our online eLearning content has been developed by experts in Neuroimaging and affiliated disciplines. We have been delivering content online since 2006. Content is available both through University of Edinburgh post-graduate study, earning you an MSc, Diploma, or Certificate, and as Continuing Professional Development (CPD / CME), approved by the Royal College of Radiologists.

For further information see www.neuroimage.ed.ac.uk

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MSc Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice (Online)

Online education courses providing registered nurses with an educational platform for career development from Glasgow Caledonian University. See flyer(PDF) for more information.

Masters in Advanced Practice Programme: University of Stirling School of Health Sciences

The Masters in Advanced Practice Programme aims to assist, nurses, allied health professionals and social care practitioners to develop their professional role, leadership skills and contribution to their own area of practice, whether in clinical, management or educational/practice development.  See flyer (PDF) for more information.

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