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Cardiac Device and Rhythm Management PGCert

Cardiac Device and Rhythm Management PGCert

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Study mode

Part time


9 months

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Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Cardiology Management (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Cardiac disease is a major problem of the Western world. In the UK the demand for cardiac specialists is greater than the number practising, ensuring a continued future for registered professionals. Cardiac rhythm and device practitioners are in-demand specialists who work across stimulating hospital and community environments, combining patient care with analytical problem solving.

Make an impact

Our Cardiac Device and Rhythm Management course will develop you into a highly competent and advanced practitioner ready to make a real contribution to modern healthcare services. It is designed for healthcare professionals with a specialist interest in cardiac rhythm management and implantable cardiac devices (including pacemakers, ICDs and heart failure devices).

Course highlights

Develop specialist clinical expertise underpinned by in-depth theoretical knowledge in cardiac Implantable devices including pacemakers, ICD, CRT and remote monitoring.

Gain an understanding of the evidence and research base of the discipline.

Teaching delivered by a research active multi-disciplinary team of clinical academics including IBHRE and BHRS accredited cardiac physiologists, specialist nurses and cardiologists.

Undertake hands on training in implantable loop recorder implantation

Aimed at a range of healthcare professionals including Cardiac Physiologists, Hospital Doctors, GPs, Cardiac Nurse Specialists, Physician Associates, Radiographers and Allied Health Professionals.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

Entry Requirements GCSE English and Maths grade C or above or equivalent Relevant undergraduate degree in a related field including BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology (Cardiology) or BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science (Cardiac Physiology) or equivalent e.g. HNC MPPM, professional body exams such as BHRS. Undergraduate degree in a related field 2:2 including nursing, radiography, or equivalent. There must be evidence that you have studied within the last 5 years and must have access to cardiac assessment opportunities as part of your current role. English requirements for candidates for whom English is not their first language: GCSE English Language grade C or above

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