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Osteoporosis and Falls Management PGCert

Osteoporosis and Falls Management PGCert

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Orthopedics Nursing Personal Safety Awareness

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is awarded as part of our MSc Advanced Practice course. This means you may either complete your studies at the Postgraduate Certificate level in Osteoporosis and Falls Management or continue your studies to master’s level and gain either the Postgraduate Diploma or MSc in Advanced Practice. This course will contribute to your continuing professional development as you'll enhance your knowledge in osteoporosis and falls management. You will develop and improve your practice throughout the course as you become involved in higher level decision making and problem solving

You'll be assessed through written assignments, case histories, log books or poster presentation. During this course you will develop your understanding of osteoporosis, falls and the management of fracture risk. This will improve the effectiveness of your patient management and your ability to influence and direct further activities within the field of osteoporosis. You will also develop the skills to ensure you deliver enhanced service improvement in your practice.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

18 months

Start date

JAN

Modules

Theoretical Considerations in the Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis (20 Credits) - Core
Assessment, Prevention and Management of Falls (20 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Tuition fee for 2018/19 is £700, £800 or £900 per 20 credits and all fees may be subject to annual increase.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

It is anticipated that students applying for the Postgraduate Certificate in Osteoporosis and Falls Management will normally hold a professional qualification (degree or equivalent) in an area of healthcare delivery. Such is the multi-professional nature of the subject area other qualifications or experience, which demonstrates that an applicant possesses appropriate knowledge and skills at an equivalent standard, may also be acceptable.

University information

The University of Derby is spread across three campuses in Derby, Buxton and Chesterfield. Derby is proud to welcome students from more than 100 countries around the world, so you’ll be part of a diverse, international community. Whether you are progressing from undergraduate study, want to change or develop your career, or simply study the subject you love in more depth, the University offers a wide range of courses and flexible study...more

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