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Advanced Lymphoedema Management PGCert

Advanced Lymphoedema Management PGCert

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

12 months

Start date

18-SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Medical Specialisations: F-O Nursing Specialisms

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme will provide the advancing healthcare professional wishing to study at Masters level the opportunity to learn the theory and practice of advanced skills in the management of complex lymphoedema, including the Casley-Smith technique of Manual Lymphatic Drainage.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • The first course will provide students with the necessary skills and the theory underpinning these and explore the evidence base. The second course will facilitate the application of these skills in more complex situations and in the context of delivering and managing a service. t will facilitate further development of skills in analysing and synthesising clinical findings and evidence for decision-making at an advanced level.
  • The programme combines workplace learning with part-time attendance and on-line learning to explore and contextualise contemporary issues and the latest research evidence.

Modules

This course will provide student with the opportunity to learn the theory and practice of advanced skills in the management of complex lymphoedema including the Casley-Smith technique of Manual Lymphatic Drainage. This is course 3 of a four course graduate diploma programme but may be accessed directly if pre-requisites are met. The course provides the student with an opportunity to learn the advanced skills and knowledge required to manage patients with complex lymphoedema. Learning of theory and skills is consolidated with workplace and on-line learning to develop the skills of an advancing practitioner in this field.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

£747 per 20 credits. Additional fees applicable.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

£1,360 per 20 credits. Additional fees applicable.

Entry requirements

Professional qualification of either Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional (physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Radiography) or Medical Practitioner. Successful completion of a recognized lymphoedema course to the level equivalent to the University of Glasgow Graduate Certificate in Lymphoedema Practice. Preferably a minimum of 2 years clinical experience post qualifying. Currently working with people with lymphoedema/chronic oedema OR have confirmed pre-arranged access to such patients for the period of the course. A good first degree or equivalent (evidence of academic work within the past 5 years).

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The university has over 7,000 postgraduate students from 140 countries around the world, taking up taught and research degrees. Study options vary from Financial Economics...more

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