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  1. Continuing Professional Development
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Developing Professional Skills in Ultrasound CPPD

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Delivery of this module will be online due to government-issued guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic and may be made available face-to-face subject to Public Health England recommendations. Please submit your application and, once reviewed by the module leader, you will receive more specific information about the online delivery of your module and assessments.

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

Dates for the 2020/21 Academic Year will be made available in the Summer of 2020. Please register your interest via the button to the right in order to receive details of this module's availability when these become available.



Prerequisite knowledge

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

A BSc (hons) 2:1 or above in a relevant health related subject, 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 Ultrasound Physics 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 (min. 7 in all categories)

Module leaders

  • Gill Harrison

    Gill is a Radiographer specialising in medical ultrasound and joined City, University of 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 and Lead for Teaching Excellence in the Division of ...