Chronic heart failure Short Course

Chronic heart failure Short Course

  • Develop your skills & knowledge
  • Delivered by academic experts & qualified professionals
  • Receive a certificate of attendance

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course


Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:


Delivery Method:


Course Length:

One day workshop


School of Health Sciences

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Start Date:

Wednesday 5th October 2016 (9am-12pm), Wednesday 10th May 2017 (9am-12pm),

Entry Requirements:

You should attend if you are a health care professional who is involved in the care of this group of patients.

Course Content

Course Outline:
This study day explores the presentation and management of chronic heart failure (CHF).

Who should attend?

Any healthcare professionals who are involved in the care of this group of patients.

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Attendance without examination

Academic Expertise

Fergal Searson is course leader at UCLan for the MSc Nursing full-time route and module leader for the Acute Cardiac Care module. He contributes to other critical care modules and the Return to Practice Programme. Areas of interest are coronary care nursing, heart failure and research.

Learning outcome & aims

At the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Describe the presentation of CHF including signs and symptoms and investigations
  • Discuss the evidence base for the treatment and management of CHF
  • Understand the importance of patient involvement in the management of CHF

Industry links & professional accreditation

We have great links with employers including household names such as Sony, BAE Systems and Apple. We also have links with the smaller companies in the region and offer help and assistance to more than 1,000 of these – with many of our graduates staying in the region it is important we develop these relationships.

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.


Attendee feedback from last workshop session:

‘Highlighted areas to take away to improve practice’
‘Good understanding, simple terminology, interesting & current’
‘The tutor was very knowledgeable and taught in a varied and constructive way’

Progression Routes

From foundation courses through to world-leading research degrees, you can study a wide range of subject areas at UCLan. Whether you want to develop your knowledge in a subject you enjoy or gain further qualifications to enhance your career, at UCLan there are numerous progression routes for you to follow.

Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE


How to Apply

These workshops are available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through

Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
email or call 01772 893808

About UCLan

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United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400