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Bone Densitometry Reporting PG Cert

University of Derby

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Kedleston Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    15 months

Course summary

During this course you’ll develop your understanding of osteoporosis and the role of DXA within the management of fracture risk.

Course description

Studying this flexible Postgraduate Certificate in Bone Densitometry Reporting at Derby will:

  • Increase your knowledge in the fields of fracture prevention through osteoporosis diagnosis and management
  • Enable you to tailor your learning by choosing specific modules, so that you advance your knowledge in areas you’re passionate about
  • Provide you with in-depth knowledge of DXA scanning and reporting. This Postgraduate Certificate also incorporates the University Certificate Continuing Professional Development in DXA Reporting for Clinicians
  • Engage you with an experienced and enthusiastic teaching team who are all health care professionals. They have also worked in a range of roles within the management of fracture risk, and utilise this experience in their teaching.

During this course, you’ll develop your understanding of osteoporosis and the role of DXA within the management of fracture risk.

Knowledge in the fields of fracture management and DXA continues to expand and students require a broader evidence-base to support their practice, not just in the area of fracture management and DXA but in the additional skills required to develop and lead projects and services. Therefore, to support this additional breadth of knowledge and skills, the Postgraduate Certificate in Bone Densitometry Reporting is incorporated within the MSc Advanced Practice. This will provide students with increased opportunities to undertake a wider variety of modules appropriate for their professional development and clinical practice.

During this course you'll develop your understanding of osteoporosis and the role of DXA within the management of fracture risk. You will enhance your practice by using a systematic approach in both your theoretical appraisal of research as well as reporting bone mass density results. Your patient management skills will improve and you will have the ability to implement further activities within the field of fracture management and DXA reporting.

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

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The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 97 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    112 55%

    59th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    68th

    40

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