Module details

Module code

7RD523

Module level

Level 7

Module credits

40 credits

Next course date

October

Location

Online

Module description

About this module

This module is aimed primarily at healthcare professionals who wish to provide a full range of routine / emergency vascular ultrasound services.

The module is CASE accredited and it aims to produce a competent, reflective and autonomous practitioner capable of safe and effective use of ultrasound in the assessment of vascular referrals.

It focuses on development of competence in assessment of a broad range of peripheral vascular ultrasound referrals. This includes routine and emergency referrals and interpretation of ultrasound findings in common / complex vascular pathology, vascular screening and surveillance.

400 total learning hours for the module include seven full days of on campus teaching / tutorials and directed study tasks. In addition, you will require access to a suitable clinical placement for a recommended minimum of 14 hours (two days) per week supervised scanning practice for the duration of the module.

To enrol to this module, you must:

Entry is subject to discussion with module leader and completion of a practice based agreement.

Who is this course for

All Health Professionals.

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 £2,000.

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

How to apply

Level 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

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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.