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Continuous Personal and Professional Development CPPD/CPD Health and Social Care

Overview

CPPD online prospectus

The School of Health and Social Care has a long standing and well deserved reputation for providing high quality education and training and for undertaking research that makes a difference and is the  largest provider of Continuous Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) for the health and  social care workforce in the South East of the UK.

The School has over 400 teaching/research staff and a student body of over 7000 and have campuses in Southwark, South London and Havering in Essex. The Southwark campus hosts a state of the art facility including 14 inter-professional skills laboratories and the Havering campus provides high  quality educational facilities.

The School works with a variety of  healthcare professionals including Bands 1-4 workers,  nurses, midwives, social workers and many allied health professionals. The CPPD Portfolio includes a range of programmes, modules, study days and bespoke projects all meeting the needs of our service  colleagues. Our programmes are designed and implemented in collaboration with service colleagues supporting the development of a workforce that is not only fit for the here and now but will be able to lead and innovate into the future.

Most of these programmes are clinically focused and are becoming increasingly work based. Programmes, modules, study days and bespoke projects are designed to be flexible and offer a variety of delivery modes including e-learning, all underpinned by a robust research and practice based culture.

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Case studies

Modules

Our CPPD Portfolio is flexible, allowing you to study and reach your goals at your own pace. You may wish to try one module at a time, or apply for a whole year,but the flexibility that we offer allows you to meet the demands of your work and personal life, whilst studying for your future career.

Can't find a module that suits the needs of your workforce? We offer a variety of bespoke opportunities, created in partnership with managers to meet the demands of the ever changing climate of healthcare.

Employability

Unusually for a University, we offer programmes for all levels of healthcare staff. These include study days,diplomas and foundation degrees for staff working in bands 1-4, top-up degrees for healthcare professionals wishing to become graduates, specialist modules,master's programmes and professional doctorates for a variety of healthcare professionals.

Placements

Staff

Gilberto Buzzi

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Adult Nursing and Midwifery
Job title: Senior Lecturer

Gilberto is a Senior Lecturer in the Institute of Vocational Learning and is a registered Adult Nurse.


Marie Culloty

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Adult Nursing and Midwifery
Job title: Associate Professor

Marie is the Principal Lecturer for Pre–registration Adult Nursing in the Division of Adult Nursing and Midwifery within the School of Health and Social Care. She has over twenty years' experience in nurse education and clinical practice.

Carolyn Harris

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Institute of Vocational Learning
Job title: Senior Lecturer

Senior Lecturer in the Institute of Vocational Learning with a particular focus on the Bands 1-4 workforce


Pam Humphries

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Adult Nursing and Midwifery
Job title: Senior Lecturer

Pam is a Registered General Nurse with an extensive clinical background in neuroscience nursing, having worked in several tertiary centres. Her last clinical post was as a Matron for a surgical directorate in a district general hospital. Her current role is within the School of Health and Social Care as a Senior Lecturer in adult nursing.

Pam has clinical interests in acute care, neurosciences nursing, management and clinical leadership.


Lesley Marsh

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Institute of Vocational Learning
Job title: Director of the Institute of Vocational Learning

Lesley leads the staff in the Institute of Vocational Learning, which supports career development for working professionals.


Anthony McGrath

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Adult Nursing and Midwifery
Job title: Head of Adult & Midwifery

Anthony provides academic leadership to a dedicated group of academic and clinically focused staff, each of whom contributes to our portfolio of pre-registration adult nursing and/or post-graduate CPPD courses for healthcare professionals.


Sheelagh Mealing

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Institute of Vocational Learning
Job title: Director of Vocational Learning Developments

Sheelagh is responsible for delivering bespoke and flexible programmes of training and education for the unqualified workforce in the NHS.


Jeyran Panahian-Jand

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Children's Nursing
Job title: Senior Lecturer in Children's Nursing

Jeyran Panahian-Jand is a Senior Lecturer in the department of children's nursing.


Dr Sharon Rees

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Primary and Social Care
Job title: Reader in Pharmacotherapeutics

Dr Rees runs the Pharmacology and Applied Therapeutics Module for the non-medical prescribing programme.


Michael Sampson

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Adult Nursing and Midwifery
Job title: Senior Lecturer

Michael is part-time Senior Lecturer in Cardiac Nursing and also works as a specialist nurse in arrhythmia management. He is responsible for the post-registration cardiac programme and runs study days on ECG interpretation and cardiac critical care skills.


Prof. Nicola Thomas

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Adult Nursing and Midwifery
Job title: Professor of Kidney Care

Dr Thomas is a registered general nurse with a clinical background in kidney disease and diabetes. She also has a Doctorate in Professional Practice.


Facilities

Teaching and learning

Our CPPD is innovative and contemporary to meet the future needs of the healthcare workforce. We are constantly developing our portfolio in line with the changes to the health and social care systems and developing new ways to meet the demands for education. Much of our portfolio is inter-professional, supporting the plans for integration of healthcare services.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements vary depending on the type of qualification you would like to undertake please refer to the CPPD online prospectus for individual entry requirements for each programme,module and study day.

How to apply

You can apply for the range of CPPD Health and Social Care courses on offer through our CPPD online prospectus where you can also browse through our programmes and modules. You can use the easy search facility or use one of the shortcuts to the professional groups. By clicking on the programme or module you are interested in you will be shown information on the course itself, including dates delivered. You will also be able to apply online, with no need to fill out lots of paperwork. Apply within five minutes using our system, and if your employer has offered to fund you, our system will even get their authorisation before your application is processed. Your application will be processed with ease and you will receive an e-mail at every step of the process.

Browse our online CPPD prospectus and apply now.

Fees and funding

Many of our students are funded through their NHS Trust or employer. If you are being funded by your employer,please check with your line manager before making your application. You will need to know how your fees are being paid before applying.

More information on individual fees for each course can be found in the online CPPD prospectus.

Case studies

Select a case study and read about practical project work, students' placement experiences, research projects, alumni career achievements and what it’s really like to study here from the student perspective.

Prepare to start

We help our students prepare for university even before the semester starts. To find out when you should apply for your LSBU accommodation or student finance read the How to apply tab for this course.

Welcome Week

Before you start your course we’ll send you information on what you’ll need to do before you arrive and during your first few days on campus. You can read about the process on our Welcome Week pages.

 
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