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Short Course | Nursing

Haematology and Haematopoietic Stem Transplantation

This short course has been designed to help the nurse meet the challenges of understanding the range of haematological conditions presenting and the complex treatment regimes they require.

Duration1 academic year
DeliveryBlended
Fees fromNo Fee
Start date17 Sep 2024

A Short Course normally comprises 3 modules, which you can complete in one year as a part time course of study. On successful completion you will be awarded 60 CATs points at Level 3, and you may be eligible to progress onto our degree programmes.

Please note that courses are subject to a minimum registration, so it is not usually possible to run all courses each year.

Fees

Commissioned Health TrustNo Fee
Self Funding / Fee Paying - 2024/25£2,375

Tuition fees and other charges are set by the University and are subject to change.
See details on how to pay your fees here.

Entry Requirements

Candidates must normally hold a professional qualification. Note: Some modules require a specific professional qualification. See Selection Criteria for full requirements.

The Programme

  • Course Content

    This short course comprises one 40 credit module and one 20 credit module:

    • Haematology and Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (double module) (NRS3077) - Semester 1
    • Clinical Skills in Haematology and Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (NRS3078) - Semester 2

     

    With the incidence of haematological malignancies steadily increasing in the western world, this short course has been designed to help the nurse meet the challenges of understanding the range of haematological conditions presenting and the complex treatment regimes they require, through a programme of theoretical and practice focused modules. 

  • Outcomes

    The Short Courses in Health Studies aim to prepare you to meet the changes and challenges of health care delivery within the health service and independent sector. Modules within each Short Course are practice focused, thus helping you acquire enhanced knowledge and clinical skills appropriate to your area of practice.  In addition, you will be provided with the opportunity to advance health care knowledge and develop analytical and academic skills.

  • Delivery

    First Semester

    Tuesday

    2-5pm

    Second Semester

    Tuesday

    2-5pm

  • Selection Criteria

    Applicants must hold at least a Diploma in Higher Education or 120 CAT points at level 2 (diploma level) for entry to Level 3 (degree level) study. Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements should contact the School for advice.

    International Trained Nurses/Midwives: If you hold an international qualification you will need to provide a UK ENIC Statement of Comparability. This should be obtained prior to submitting your application. You can apply for a statement through the ENIC website:  Statement of Comparability (enic.org.uk)    

    Students accessing these Short courses must work in the relevant clinical area.

    Please note that these courses are not open to international applicants living outside the UK/ROI.

Teaching staff

Caroline McCaughey - Hon. Senior Lecturer

caroline.mccaughey@qub.ac.uk

Caroline McCaughey - Hon. Senior Lecturer

caroline.mccaughey@qub.ac.uk


How to apply

Applications for Academic Year 24/25 starting in September 2024 are now open.  

Please email cpadsnam@qub.ac.uk to request a self-funding/fee paying application form.   

Closing date to submit application forms is WEDNESDAY 31ST JULY 2024 at 11:45PM.   

If you work in a health trust and have been granted a commissioned place on a programme you will receive an email to complete a commissioned application form. Please do not request a self-funding/fee paying form.  

Please note that our CPAD programmes are not open to international applicants living outside the UK/ROI.