At UCLan, our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field. You have the opportunity to study individual modules in subject areas that interest you. You can select from a comprehensive and contemporary range of modules that fit your personal development and career plans; either on an individual basis or combined in a planned programme to eventually achieve a degree.
Entry and Admissions
8 days in the classroom on alternate weeks (20 credits at level 6) Supported by E-Learn
No Partner College
Next cohort: September 2016 - Fridays: Sep 16, 23; Oct 14, 21; Nov 4, 11, 18. From 9am-4pm.
Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content
This course covers the principles of assessment and transfer. It contains specific information on patients with neurological problems, burns, children, neonates, pregnant women and those with mental health issues. The principles of rhythm recognition, invasive monitoring, respiratory support, and multiple infusions will be covered. The course includes sessions within the skills laboratories practicing inter and intra hospital transport.
The course is aimed at those involved in transporting patients and would be valuable for staff working in emergency departments, theatre, the wards and critical care departments.
Learning Environment & Assessment:
One 30 minute OSCE, followed by a 15 minute oral viva
We are committed to delivering academic learning of the highest quality, helping you to stretch your mind and fulfil your university ambitions.
Learning outcome & aims
To enable the health care practitioner to assist in the safe preparation and transfer of patients within and between healthcare facilities, in order to optimize outcome.
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.
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.
UCLan is recognised for its outstanding course provision which gives students the skills, knowledge, and personal attributes necessary to succeed at the University and in their future careers. To find out more about the experiences of our students, read our success stories.
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
For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.
For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.
How to Apply
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel. 01772 893836 or 01772 893839
Or, if appropriate, via CPD-Apply:
Course information: Lisa Broadley, Lecturer, 01772 895190, firstname.lastname@example.org
Module information: Simon Dykes, Senior Lecturer, 01772 895556, email@example.com