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Developing Advanced Practice CPPD

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Course overview

This module will provide you with the background knowledge of personal, professional, ethical and legal issues relating medical imaging and advanced practice. The module content will be flexible to meet the needs of the rapidly changing health care agenda.

You will be expected to work independently and in groups to relate the content of the module to your clinical practice and evaluate the literature in relation to your practice and government/professional body directives and guidelines. The skills developed during this module will help to prepare you for advanced and consultant practice roles in your future career.

The module will provide you with knowledge of professional issues related to medical imaging and advanced practice, needed to undertake imaging examinations in order to reduce the impact on your own health and provide safe and effective care to clients, within legal and ethical frameworks.

Module Dates:

20th September 2017; 10th, 24th, 31st May; 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th; 21st June 2018



Prerequisite knowledge

Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

A BSc (hons) 2:2 or above in a relevant health related subject, IELTS level 7 (min. 7 in all categories) and a clinical placement for 3 days per week in a recognised clinical department are needed prior to entry.

Co-requisites:  For the ultrasound programme, this is a core module for any award. The module can be chosen as a stand-alone CPD module, or can be studied with the Fundamental Principles of Ultrasound Practice and a clinical module to gain credits for a Postgraduate Certificate.

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Module leaders

  • Gill Harrison

    Gill is a Radiographer specialising in medical ultrasound and joined City University London in 1999. She previously worked as a superintendent Sonographer in the NHS and private practice in Hertfordshire. She is currently the Programme Director for the Medical Ultrasound programmes at City University London and continues to practice within the ...