In order to obtain the graduate certificate, you will be expected to accumulate 60 level 6 credits from 15 and/or 30 credit modules, over a 1-2 year period. You may also be able to claim exemption for up to 30 credits towards the 60 level 6 credits required for the award, through the recgonition of prior learning (RPL) mechanism.

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The following 13 Graduate Certificates will be offered from September 2015:

Personalised GradCert

GradCert Healthcare Practice
Modules Credits
 Free choice of module combinations from the Healthcare Practice portfolio  60

Acute Care GradCert

GradCert Healthcare Practice (Acute Medicine)
Compulsory Modules                                                                              Credits
Acutely Unwell Adult  30
Acute Medicine in Practice  30
Healthcare Practice (Cardiac Care) GradCert 
Modules Credits
Cardiac Care: Principles and Practice                                                       30
Cardiac Care: Specialist Practice  30
Healthcare Practice (Emergency care) GradCert
Modules Credits
Acutely Unwell Adult                                                                              30
Emergency Practice  30
Healthcare Practice (Intensive care) GradCert
Modules Credits
Intensive Care Patient Assessment                              30 
Intensive Care Patient Management 30
Healthcare Practice (Perioperative Care) GradCert
Modules Credits
Perioperative Practice                                                     30
Plus 30 credits free choice from the following list:                                       
Anaesthetic Practice  30
Post-anaesthetic Care: Principles and Practice  30
Theatre Practice  30
Healthcare Practice (Psychosocial Interventions) GradCert
Compulsory Modules                                                                             Credits
Recovery Oriented Care in Mental Health                                           15
Psychosocial Assessment  15
Psychosocial Interventions  30
Healthcare Practice (Renal Care) GradCert
Modules Credits
Renal Dialysis: Principles of Care  30
Renal Dysfunction: Complexities of Care                                                 30

Community and Intergrated Care GradCert

Healthcare Practice (Community and Integrated Care) GradCert
Modules - 60 credits free choice from the following list:                     Credits
Clinical reasinging in pysical assessment; lifespan perspectives  30
Community and public health  30
Dementia care - improving practice  15
Dementia care - skilled practice  30
Diabetes care  30
Hospital avoidance: managing complexity  30
Leg ulcer management  15
Minor illness - assessment and management 15
Minor injury management 15
Practice nursing - an introduction 30
Pressure ulcers: prevention and management 15
Telephone healthcare assessment: discharge planning, referral pathways and risk 15
Tissue viability 30
Wound management and tissue repair 15

Maternal and Child Health GradCert

Healthcare Practice (Children's Critcal Care) GradCert
Modules Credits
Acutely Ill Child*  15
Applied Pathophysiology in Children*                                                                15
Critically Ill Child  30
Healthcare Practice (Neonatal Critical Care) GradCert
Modules Credits
Applied Neonatal Pathophysiology**  15
High Dependency Neonatel Care  15
Neonatal Special ad Transitional Care**                                                            15
Neonatal Intensive Care  15
Healthcare Practice (Child Health) GradCert
Modules Credits
Acutely Ill Child* 15
Adolesence - Transition to Adulthood 15
Applied Neonatal Pathophysiology** 15
Applied Pathophysiology in Children* 15
Children with Complex and Continuing Care Needs 15
Children with Trauma and Burns 15
Examination of the Newborn 30
Fertility and Fertility Control 30
High Dependency Neonatal Care 15
Neonatal Special and Transition Care** 15
Palliative Care for Children, Young People and Families 30
Safeguarding Children - An Interdisciplinary Approach 15
 Urgent Care for Children 15
Healthcare Practice (Midwifery Practice) GradCert
Modules - 60 credits free choice from the following list: Credits
Applied Neonatal Pathophysiology** 15
Examination of the Newborn 30
Fertility and Fertility Control 30
High Dependency Issues in Maternity Care 15
Neonatal Special and Transitional Care** 15
Prepartation of Supervisors of Midwives 30
Safeguarding Children - An Interdisciplinary Approach                                       15

*Applied Pathophysiology in Children can be taken as a stand-alone module; however it is a co-requisite to the Acutely Ill Child.

**Applied Neonatal Pathophysiology can be taken as a stand-alone module; however it is also a co-requisite to Neonatal Special and Transitional Care.

For a full breakdown of the modules that can be completed as part of the graduate certificates view the Kingston and St George's joint Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education website.

Modules are taught at either the St George's of Kingston Hill campuses.


Last Updated: Thursday, 08 October 2015 16:41

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