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Ear, Nose and Throat, Head and Neck Core Skills 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

Ear, Nose and Throat as a specialty has undergone some major changes and advances in the past five years with an increasing move to shorter hospital stays, leading to more acute patients and day care surgery.

For healthcare professionals there are new areas of practice with the formation of practitioner lead clinics, nurse prescribing, the changing role of community nurses and increased autonomous practice.

This module seeks to reflect these changes and advances to support you in this fast changing health care environment.

Module dates

Term 1

OCT: Thursday 3 and 17 October 2019
NOV: Thursday 7 and 21 November 2019
DEC: Thursday 5 December 2019

Module Submission Date: 6 January 2020

Term 2

JAN: Thursday 30 January 2020
FEB: Thursday 13 and 27 February 2020
MAR: Thursday 12 and 26 March 2020

Module Submission Date: TBC



Prerequisite knowledge

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

  • You must be a qualified nurse or midwife either in the UK or overseas.

English requirements

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

  • IELTS: 7.0

Module leaders

  • Dr Julie-Ann MacLaren

    Julie joined City University London as a Senior Lecturer in Education Development in 2008. In this role she led and developed mentorship provision; developing new modules and more flexible approaches to achieving this award for working nurses and midwives. Although Julie still actively contributes to these modules, her role has taken ...