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DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Paramedical Services / Supplementary Medicine Dermatology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This innovative online programme delivers the educational foundation for excellent burn care practice within the multidisciplinary burn team environment. Ideal for physicians, surgeons and allied professionals, who wish to improve their practice on burns units.

  • Flexible part-time schedule allows you to work alongside studying
  • Optional clinical days where you can visit burn units and expand your professional network
  • Benefit from provision of burns simulation sessions during clinical days
  • Work closely with London and South East Burns Network (LSEBN) burn facilities to enhance clinical immersion
  • Stay ahead of the curve with real-time updates on materials to match the evolving burn care provision

Facilities

  • Access to London and South East Burns Network (LSEBN) burn facilities to enhance clinical immersion
  • Full access to online library facilities, including a large number of relevant journals
  • Access to video and audio recordings of all lectures and other online resources
  • Video tutorials for lab-based work
  • Access to our campus facilities if you decide to visit at any point during your course

Career paths

This course is particularly advantageous for those who are applying for a National Training Number (NTN) to enter the specialty of plastic surgery and burns. It also helps doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other allied healthcare professionals who are already in the field to improve their skills in burns units, and further their careers.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

Skin Structure and Function/Burn Pathophysiology - Core
Acute Burn Wound Care/Acute Surgery - Core
Fluid Resuscitation/Smoke Inhalation/Critical Care - Core
Anaesthesia/Pain and Pruritis/Dressings and Skin Substitutes - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£3,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a degree or higher qualification in Medicine or healthcare related subjects. A minimum of 12 months clinical experience within the relevant clinical area is also required.