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Pathophysiological Principles for Advanced Practice 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

Completion of this module will facilitate you in demonstrating a firm appreciation of underlying pathological processes. It will allow you to approach complex issues systematically and creatively, make informed judgements in the absence of complete data and communicate your conclusions clearly.

The research-based approach will also offer an insight into the research process and how knowledge can be derived and applied.

Module dates

Term 3

JUN: Tuesday 8, 15, 22 and 29 June 2021
JUL: Tuesday 6, 13, 20 and 27 July 2021
Aug: Tuesday 3 and Tuesday 10 August 2021

Examination date: 7 September 2021



Prerequisite knowledge

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

You need to be registered on the Masters degree or be able to demonstrate successful study at degree level.

English requirements

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

  • IELTS: 7.0

Module leaders

  • Alison Coutts

    Alison has special interests in nutrition and developmental physiology. Alison is programme director for the MSc advanced practice in health and social care for nursing and ophthalmic nursing.

    Alison undertook her nurse training as an undergraduate nurse at St. Thomas Hospital in London. She then moved to Lewisham Hospitals ...