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  1. Continuing Professional Development
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Making a difference: Research and Development in Care for Older People 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 aims to equip health and social care practitioners with the knowledge base, skills and competencies that will enable you to lead and deliver high quality care for older people (including those with dementia).

The module seeks to enhance your understanding and application of theoretical concepts and a range of evidence to guide practice improvement.

Module dates

Dates: TBC

This module is not running again in the current academic year. New dates will be available in August of 2019. Please register your interest to be contacted.



Prerequisite knowledge

Overseas students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module

  • A current professional registration with a relevant professional/statutory body or equivalent
  • At least one years' relevant clinical experience as a health or social care practitioner
  • A satisfactory academic reference and a satisfactory clinical reference.

English requirements

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

  • IELTS: 7.0


Module leaders

  • Professor Julienne Meyer

    Professor Julienne Meyer CBE retired in September 2019 and now holds an Emeritus position. She is a former registered nurse and qualified teacher, who led Research and Development in Care for Older People at City, University of London. Julienne uses collaborative approaches to bring about whole systems change and reflect on ...