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Introduction to Long Term Conditions 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

The module will be delivered by academics and practitioners in the School of Health Sciences, who have a wealth of expertise in long term conditions and care coordinating caseloads.  Clinical specialists will also have input into the teaching of this module.

Module outline and aims

This module aims to provide nurses with an introduction to the care and management of clients with long term conditions, with a focus on primary care and community settings.

Content outline

Indicative content includes:

  • Asthma/COPD/Spirometry
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Mental Health and Mental Capacity
  • Adult Safeguarding
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • The use of emerging technologies
  • Understanding the therapeutic alliance and active support for self-management
  • Case management and care coordination

Module dates

Term 3

MAY: Thursday 13 and 27 May 2021
JUN: Thursday 10 and 24 June 2021
JUL: Thursday 8 July 2021



Prerequisite knowledge

Registered Nurses current on the NMC register

English requirements

Applicants must be proficient in written and spoken English

For those students whose first language is not English one of the following qualifications is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Module leaders

  • Kat Millward

    Kat joined City, University of London in December 2015 as a lecturer within the Health Services Research and Management Division of the School of Health Sciences. She is currently Module Leader for the Clinical Assessment in Primary Care and Introduction to Long Term Conditions modules which sit with the Primary Care ...