Nursing and Midwifery - ODL

Online Distance Learning Courses

Nursing and Midwifery - ODL

Study online to further your career and enhance your skills while fitting around your work schedule.

We offer a range of nursing and midwifery courses through online distance learning. A number of these courses can be undertaken as stand-alone modules, to build upon your skills and expertise. Our online distance learning courses are delivered through the University's virtual learning environment.

Absence Management

Absence Management

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 9 | ECT points 7.5

This module will promote the provision of informed and supportive strategies for effective absence management in the workplace.

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Advanced Concepts of Improving Health and Wellbeing

Advanced Concepts of Improving Health and Wellbeing

Short Course - 15 SCQF credits level 11

The aim is to enable you to develop a critical understanding of the theories, principles and concepts within contemporary district nursing. This module is part of the MSc Advanced Nursing Practice programme but can also be undertaken as a stand-alone module.

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Advanced Contemporary District Nursing

Advanced Contemporary District Nursing

Short Course - SCQF 11

The aim of this module is to enable you to critically explore the theories, principles and concepts which underpin improving health and wellbeing. This module is part of the MSc Advancing Nursing Practice (District Nursing) route, but can also be undertaken as a stand-alone module.

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Childhood Obesity Management

Childhood Obesity Management

Short Course - 15 Credits Level 9 |15 Credits Level 11

This course aims to give you a comprehensive understanding of the causes and consequences of childhood obesity, and to evaluate approaches to its treatment and prevention.

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Health Surveillance

Health Surveillance

Short Course - SCQF level 9; SCQF points 15; ECT points 7.5

This module is suitable for you if you are a registered nurse, management professional, or have an interest in Occupational Health practice. This module will enable you to develop a knowledge and understanding of the key principles of health surveillance.

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Interventional Radiology Nursing

Interventional Radiology Nursing

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF Level 9; ECTS points 7.5

In this course you will develop the skills required to provide holistic care to patients undergoing interventional radiographic procedures.

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Leadership in Health

Leadership in Health

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 10 | ECT points 7.5

This module is suitable for you if you are a registered nurse, management professional, or have an interest in Occupational Health Management. This module will enable you to explore, analyse and appraise leadership theory and practice within the context of healthcare.

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Leading and Advancing Practice

Leading and Advancing Practice

Short Course - 30 Credits Level 11 | ECTS points 15

This module enables the student to explore the concepts of leading and advancing practice within the policy context of health and social care modernisation and redesign, where health professionals are actively engaged in the design, development and delivery of services.

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Learning, Teaching and Assessment (Nursing and Midwifery)

Learning, Teaching and Assessment (Nursing and Midwifery)

PgCert

This course aims to equip Nurses and Midwives in a teaching role, with contemporary knowledge to enhance the quality of the learning experience for nursing and midwifery students and to make a positive difference in your career, and in the lives and early careers of students.

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Long Term Conditions Management

Long Term Conditions Management

Short Course - 15 SCQF Credits Level 9 or 15 SCQF Credits Level 11 | ECTS points 7.5

This module provides a holistic theoretical knowledge base for the student to enable you to develop your role in participating in the management of individuals with long term conditions.

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Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace

Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 9 | ECT points 7.5

This module is suitable for you if you are a registered nurse, management professional, or have an interest in Occupational Health Management. This module will enable you to promote the provision of informed and supportive strategies for mental wellbeing at work.

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Occupational Health Management

Occupational Health Management

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 10 | ECT points 7.5

This module is suitable for you if you are a registered nurse, management professional, or have an interest in Occupational Health practice. This module will enable you to develop the ability to understand and contribute to the strategic management of Occupational Health.

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Palliative Care

Palliative Care

Short Course - 15 SCQF Credits Level 10

This course will enable you to make evidence informed decisions and lead on palliative care issues across the patient journey in community settings.

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Pathophysiology, Investigations and Immediate Management in Advanced Practice

Pathophysiology, Investigations and Immediate Management in Advanced Practice

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | ECT points 7.5

This course will enable you to critically analyse pathological processes to disease management and the impact of investigations to form an immediate management plan within the remit of advanced practice. This module is part of the MSc Advancing Nursing Practice programme but can also be undertaken as a stand-alone module.

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Principles of Occupational Health

Principles of Occupational Health

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 9 | ECT points 7.5

This module is suitable for you if you are a registered nurse, management professional, or have an interest in Occupational Health practice. This module will enable you to demonstrate a broad knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles and concepts relevant to occupational health.

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Professional Knowledge for Practice

Professional Knowledge for Practice

Short Course - 30 Credits Level 11 | ECTS points 15

This masters level module will prepare you to explore your specialist zone of professional practice in order to develop a reflective analysis of your personal and professional development.

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Renal Nursing Theory

Renal Nursing Theory

Short Course - 15 credits level 9 | ECTS points 7.5

This module enables you to increase your knowledge and understanding of renal nursing.

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Return to Midwifery Practice

Return to Midwifery Practice

SCQF 30 points level 9

NHS boards across the north of Scotland and Robert Gordon University are working collaboratively to facilitate midwives whose registration has lapsed to return to practice. We are providing a short course aimed to prepare you to re-join the Nursing and Midwifery register so you can return to practice in a safe and confident manner.

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Supporting Professional Development

Supporting Professional Development

Short Course - 30 Credits Level 11 | ECTS points 15

This masters level module will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to lead, support and enable teaching, learning and assessment in practice.

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Work Based Learning

Work Based Learning

SCQF 30 or 60

This work based learning module offers you a tailor-made professional development opportunity to demonstrate and enhance competence to practice in your specialist environment. This is achieved through enabling you to integrate previous/current learning and current experience gained in your role with theoretical underpinnings to achieve academic credits.

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Workplace Health Promotion

Workplace Health Promotion

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 9 | ECT points 7.5

This module is suitable for you if you are a registered nurse, management professional, or have an interest in Occupational Health practice. This module will enable you to develop knowledge and understanding of health promotion within the workplace.

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Workplace Risk Management

Workplace Risk Management

Short Course - 15 points at SCQF level 9 | ECT points 7.5

This module is suitable for you if you are a registered nurse, management professional, or have an interest in Occupational Health Management. This module will enable you to develop a critical understanding of risk management in the workplace.

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Wound Care

Wound Care

Short Course - SCQF level 9 | SCQF points 15

The aim of this module is to develop your knowledge and skills relating to wound care.

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