Nursing and Midwifery - Online Learning

Online Learning Courses

Nursing, Midwifery & Paramedic Practice - Online Learning

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

Absence Management SCQF level 9; SCQF points 15 | ECT points 7.5

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

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

Advanced Concepts of Improving Health and Wellbeing 15 SCQF credits level 11

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

This module is for healthcare professionals in any setting who want to explore health, wellbeing, public health and health promotion from global, national and local perspectives and how it relates to your professional role and service delivery.

Advanced Contemporary District Nursing SCQF 11

Short Course - SCQF Level 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 Practice (District Nursing) route, but can also be undertaken as a stand-alone module.

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PgCert | PgDip | MSc

Built around nationally recognised benchmarks for advanced practice, the course equips professionals with contemporary knowledge and skills to practice within a dynamic healthcare landscape. If you are a registered healthcare professional looking to attain advanced practice attributes relevant to both clinical and specialist practice then this course is for you.

PgCert | PgDip | MSc Advancing Practice

PgCert | PgDip | MSc

The MSc Advancing Practice course will equip you with contemporary knowledge to take forward the rapidly changing healthcare agenda, and make a positive difference. If you are an experienced registered nurse, midwife or health professional looking to develop a higher level of knowledge and skills required for specialist and advanced practice, then this course is for you.

Clinical History Taking and Examination Skills for Advanced Practice 15 Credits Level 11 | ECTS Points 7.5

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | ECTS Points 7.5

This course will prepare you to independently undertake a clinical history and examination and critically explore the impact of pathophysiological processes and their impact on patient care to aid clinical decision making.

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 10

This module will give you the opportunity to explore contemporary cancer treatment specific to your area of practice. You will explore SACT, Radiotherapy, Surgery and Alternative Therapies with a particular focus on person centred and community centred care.

Contemporary Family Health and Wellbeing

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

This module is suitable for professionals who are looking to extend their knowledge and understanding of child and family development within the context of relationships and society.

Contemporary Pain Management - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | ECTS Points 7.5

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | ECTS Points 7.5

This module is suitable for healthcare professionals in any setting, if you are looking to extend your knowledge on pain management to benefit your clients.

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

Develop and enhance your digital literacy skills within health and social care. This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to advance within an ever changing twenty first century health and social care.

Health Surveillance SCQF level 9 | SCQF points 15 | ECT points 7.5

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 9 | ECTS 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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BSc

The Healthcare Practice course is designed for health professionals holding Diploma level qualifications including nurses, midwives and allied healthcare professionals. You should be on a professional healthcare register. The course is shaped to recognise your practice experience and will support you on your journey to gain a degree.

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | ECTS Points 7.5

This course will enable you to understand the research process, identify evidence to inform practice and to critically explore the concept of clinical leadership in relation to the delivery of evidence based safe and effective person centred care. This module is part of the MSc Advancing Practice programme but can also be undertaken as a stand-alone module.

Leadership in Health SCQF level 10 | SCQF points 15 | ECT points 7.5

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 10 | ECTS 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.

Professional Contexts in Advancing Practice - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | 7.5 ECTS points

Short Course - 30 credits at SCQF level 9 | 7.5 ECTS points

This module will cement your foundations of academic learning associated to your healthcare practice, demonstrating evidence based critical reflection, thinking and writing.

Long Term Conditions Management 15 SCQF Credits | Level 9 or 15 SCQF Credits Level 11 | ECTS points 7.5

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF 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.

Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace SCQF level 9 | SCQF points 15 | ECT points 7.5

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 9 | ECTS 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.

BSc Occupational Health

BSc

Delivered online, this BSc Occupational Health course at Robert Gordon University is aimed at health professionals working or aspiring to work in occupational health. It is designed to provide a clear skill set from an educational programme; the course focuses on achieving standards of expertise sufficient for safe and effective occupational health practice.

Occupational Health Management SCQF level 10 | SCQF points 15 | ECT points 7.5

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 10 | ECTS 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.

Pathophysiology, Investigations & Immediate Management in Advanced Practice

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | ECTS 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 Practice programme but can also be undertaken as a stand-alone module.

Principles of Occupational Health SCQF level 9 | SCQF points 15 | ECT points 7.5

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 9 | ECTS 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.

Professional Contexts in Advancing Practice - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | 7.5 ECTS points

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

This module explores the professional strategic, cultural and organisational contexts involved with advancing professional practice. Within the areas of complexity and diversity in healthcare, students explore knowledge, evidence and policy agendas in their area of practice, encompassing regulatory, legal and credentialing requirements. Information technology and contemporary health communication.

Professional Contexts in Advancing Practice - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | 7.5 ECTS points

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

Critically analyse the development of professional practice within your specialist area, planning an area of quality improvement for practice.

Evaluating Research and Evidence to Advance Practice 15 credits at SCQF Level 11 | ECTS points 7.5

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

The aim of this module is to enable you to develop the ability to critically analyse research methods and critically review literature to inform an area of practice. This course is a practice programme, however it can also be undertaken as a standalone module.

Return to Practice 30 credits at SCQF Level 9

Short Course - 30 credits at SCQF level 9 | ECTS Points 15

This short course is designed to help nurses and midwives including those with Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) qualifications return to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register. You will spend a period of time preparing to return to practice before embarking on a suitable clinical placement.

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | ECTS Points 7.5

This module is suitable for professionals who are looking to extend their knowledge and understanding in relation to supporting and protecting children, young people and families.

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

The Supporting Learning for Practice module aims to encourage you to engage with the facilitation of learning in practice. The module will equip you to become a practice assessor under the new NMC guidelines.

Therapeutic Investigation and Intervention - 15 credits at SCQF level 11| ECTS points 7.5

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

This course aims to develop practitioners knowledge of key clinical investigations including; Blood tests and analysis, Arterial Blood Gas analysis, ECG analysis and the fundamentals of X-Ray interpretation.

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | ECTS Points 7.5

This course will provide a stimulating learning opportunity for you if you are in the field of the unplanned care for acutely ill/injured child or young person and wish to advance your knowledge and skills and enhance the effectiveness of your work.

Workplace Health Promotion SCQF level 9 | SCQF points 15 | ECT points 7.5

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 9 | ECTS 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.

Workplace Risk Management SCQF level 9 | SCQF points 15 | ECT points 7.5

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 9 | ECTS 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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