This course develops knowledge of the personal, professional, ethical and legal issues relating to advanced practice in medical ultrasound imaging.
The course 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 course 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 course will help to prepare you for advanced and consultant practice roles in your future career.
Who is it for?
When accessed as a CPD standalone course, this course is for qualified sonographers wishing to develop their understanding of advanced practice.
The course is delivered via online lectures and face-to-face teaching sessions on one day between September and June.
This course will provide you with a greater understanding of the personal, professional, ethical and legal issues relating medical ultrasound imaging, and help prepare you for advanced and consultant practice roles in your future career.
This course is worth 15 credits.
This short course module is designed to be flexible in allowing you to study and reach your goals at your own pace. Our health CPD courses are credit-bearing modules that contribute to a University degree or award.
Transfer course credits towards postgraduate taught degree
As a health care professional, once you've completed this course you could offset 15 credits as part of a postgraduate programme, continuing your study with further modules to make up a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) 60 credits, Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) 120 credits or Master of Science (MSc) 180 credits qualification (all credits must be awarded within five years of study commencing).
This course is worth 15 credits
This course can be used a module, contributing to a University degree or award.
Find a list of degrees this module can contribute towards:
MSc Medical Ultrasound - Master's degree