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Level 7: Cardiac Care Specialist Role Development - Module 2 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 is a level 7 module and will focus on clinical decision-making in cardiac practice.

Its aims are  to provide practitioners working in the cardiac field with the specialist skills and knowledge to manage the care of patients with cardiac problems.

The module will build on previous skills and knowledge and enable practitioners to explore specialist issues in-depth. The major focus will be on clinical decision-making in cardiac practice.

Module dates

Term 2
Feb:     Tuesday 2, 9, 16 and 23 February 2021
March: Tuesday 2 March 2021

Term 3
April: Tuesday 27 April 2021
May:  Tuesday 25 May 2021
June : Tuesday 1, 8 and 15 June 2021



Prerequisite knowledge

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

  • You must be registered in the United Kingdom as a nurse.
  • You must be working in a relevant clinical cardiac area.

Pre-requisite Modules:

APM039 - Specialist Core Skills in Cardiac

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

  • Tracey Bowden (née Gibson)

    Tracey is a senior lecturer in adult nursing specialising in cardiac care. Tracey trained in Ayrshire and Arran College of Nursing and Midwifery before starting work as a staff nurse in the coronary care unit of the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Paisley. She moved to London to London in 1998 to ...