Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Next course date



3 months


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Module description

You will develop skills in instigating investigative treatments and interpreting results, in order that the practitioner may identify appropriate treatment plans. The understanding of investigations, results, and referral pathways and the associated interdependence of body systems will be vital in securing competence for the continual development of the advanced practitioner roles.

The module will adopt an on campus teaching and learning strategy. It will run over a four month period to enable you to consolidate your learning experiences and relate theory to practice. The module is designed to support clinical management decision making processes based on investigative data.

Who this course is for 

This module is designed to integrate skills and knowledge through prior learning in pathophysiology, health assessment and pharmatherapeutics, focusing on the investigative and treatment phase of care within an advanced clinical arena.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you should be able to:

Entry requirements

Usually the applicants will have five years of post-professional-qualification experience.

Fees and funding

2019/20 Fees (August 2019 - July 2020)

If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course, and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands) - check the list of LBR courses.

If you are funding your own study, the full cost of this module is £1,000.

For more information on payment options, please contact our Student Records and Fees team by phone on +44 (0)1332 591063 or email at

How to apply

Level 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Who will teach you

Julie Reynolds
Programme leader

Julie Reynolds is a lecturer in nursing at the University of Derby.

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Contact us

Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) +44 (0)1332 591992

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Additional information about your studies

Minimum numbers

Please note that this course is subject to minimum numbers in order to run.