This BSc (Hons) Professional Practice is a flexible programme designed to enable suitably qualified and experienced practitioners to ‚top up’ a Level 5 qualification to a degree, through a number of different pathways. This course can also be studied full-time over one year, or spread over up to six years.
For the Cardiac Care pathway, the Cardiac Care module and the final module are core. The final module must be either the Dissertation module or the Research and Innovation in Practice module.
Content includes the following:
- Myocardial infarction
- Unstable angina
- Care of patients with coronary heart disease
- Heart failure care
- Care of patients receiving percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI)
- Care of patients receiving cardiac surgery
- Valve disorders
- Heart transplant care
- Cardiac anatomy and pathophysiology
- Relevant pharmacology
- Cardiac rehabilitation
This course offers a grounding that enables health care professionals to knowledgeably manage patients within their specialist field. As a successful graduate you will have a desirable qualification for career progression, including highly sought after jobs.
Further opportunities for successful students include studying at master’s level towards an award in a relevant field of advanced practice, for example MSc Advanced Practice.