Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

60 credits

Next course date

September, January


1 year


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Module description

Following completion of clinically based advanced practice education, continuous professional development (CPD) for practitioners is essential in order to consolidate learning, maintain competency and further develop clinical examination and decision making skills.

This individually negotiated module will meet the education and service requirements of advanced practitioners within Trusts where advanced clinical decision making, assessment and examination skills are required and helps support the consolidation of learning in this field of practice.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you should be able to:

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 £2,400.

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

Sharan Watson
Programme leader

Sharan is a nurse, non medical prescriber and postgraduate lecturer at the University of Derby. Her areas of specialist knowledge and skills are palliative and end of life care and advanced communication skills.

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Contact us

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

If you want to find out more about studying a short course, please contact us and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

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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.