Course and modules

The School of Medicine runs a variety of CPD modules. 

CPD modules (A-Z)

 

Course

Module code

Cost

Detail

Dates

Challenges of communicating bad news in a Pandemic (webinar)

N/A

Free

Led by a panel of leading communication teachers, clinicians and ethicists this webinar will examine the challenges faced by medical and health professionals in communicating with patients, families and colleagues during the Covid-19 pandemic, and seek to highlight new guidance that has resulted.

Please enquire with hlscpd@liverpool.ac.uk for future dates

Clinical and Ethical Decision Making During a Pandemic (webinar)

N/A

 Free

This webinar will aim to tackle some of the most significant ethical questions that have been posed by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Please enquire with hlscpd@liverpool.ac.uk for future dates

Acute Oncology

(15 credits)

MDSC156 / MDSC199

£650.00 (for 2021/22 academic year)

This eight-week online course will aim to develop the practitioner’s in-depth knowledge of assessment and management of acute oncological presentations to both general hospitals and specialist cancer units.

For an enrolment form or more information please contact hlscpd@liverpool.ac.uk 

Please enquire with hlscpd@liverpool.ac.uk for future dates

Advanced Practice in Palliative Care

(30 credits)

MDSC160

£1550.00 (for 2021/22 academic year)

A new MSc programme, Palliative and End of Life Care, is available for the 2021/22 academic year. Details can be found here.

 

This flexible course is also available as CPD, it is designed for Doctors on Palliative Care specialist training programmes, Doctors wishing to expand their skills in this area (e.g. Oncology, Elderly Care etc), Nurses and Allied Health Professionals seeking to develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of palliative care as part of their academic and career development.

For an enrolment form or more information please contact hlscpd@liverpool.ac.uk 

Start date: w/c 27th September 2021

Advanced Practice in End of Life Care

(30 credits)

MDSC161

£1550.00 (for 2021/22 academic year)

A new MSc programme, Palliative and End of Life Care, is available for the 2021/22 academic year. Details can be found here.

This module, which is available as CPD, provides the opportunity to develop critical understanding of contemporary end-of-life care provision.

For an enrolment form or more information please contact hlscpd@liverpool.ac.uk 

Start date: w/c 31st January 2022

Applied Ethics for Clinical Practice I

(30 credits)

MDSC400

£1500.00 (for 2021/22 academic year)

This module will provide students with the opportunity to explore and understand ethical problems and theories, to enhance their ethical reasoning skills and to develop a series of research skills and professional behaviours in the fields of clinical ethics and in ethical decision-making processes. 

Start date: w/c 27th September 2021

Applied Ethics for Clinical Practice II

(30 credits)

MDSC401

£1500.00 (for 2021/22 academic year)

This module is designed for healthcare professionals (doctors, nurses, health care managers, medical students, medical and pharmaceutical researchers, radiographers, health care educators, chaplains, medical volunteers, hospice personnel and social workers).

The overall goal is to enhance students’ knowledge and understanding in the field of clinical ethics. It  offers students an enhanced set of ethical skills and capacities that will facilitate their everyday practice and professionalism.

Start date: w/c 31st January 2022

Practical Microvascular Surgery

(20 credits)

MDSC189 

£1700.00 (‘early bird’ fee of £1500.00 available, for 2021/22 academic year)

Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery is a complex and highly technically challenging field central to the effective management of oncologic and other defects. This is the only UK practical and theoretical microvascular course designed solely for, led by, and taught by expert head and neck surgeons in a simulated setting. The course aims to provide an intensive, skills-based development focus in highly specialist surgery to complement students’ day to day clinical practice.

 

For an enrolment form or more information please contact hlscpd@liverpool.ac.uk  

Please enquire with hlscpd@liverpool.ac.uk for future dates

Research Methods: Design, Data and Dissemination

(30 credits)

MDSC703

£1500.00 (for 2020/21 academic year)

This module provides an opportunity to students to develop their understanding of the research process, from the theoretical stances that support empirical enquiry and subsequent research study design, through to the publication of the evidence.

 

For an enrolment form or more information please contact hlscpd@liverpool.ac.uk

Please enquire with hlscpd@liverpool.ac.uk for future dates

Introduction to Research Methods: Developing Core Skills

(15 credits)

 

MDSC701

£750.00 (for 2020/21 academic year)

This introductory module provides an opportunity to students to develop understanding of the research process, from the theoretical stances that support empirical enquiry, to the publication of the evidence.

For an enrolment form or more information please contact hlscpd@liverpool.ac.uk

 

Please enquire with hlscpd@liverpool.ac.uk for future dates

Advanced Research Methods: Design and Data Analysis (15 credits)

MDSC702

£750.00 (for 2020/21 academic year)

This advanced module provides an opportunity to students to further develop their understanding of the research process, engaging research design support services, complex multi-variate design and analysis, and the regulatory frameworks to ensure appropriate governance and quality in research.

For an enrolment form or more information please contact hlscpd@liverpool.ac.uk

 

Please enquire with hlscpd@liverpool.ac.uk for future dates