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Cervical Screening (Non-credit bearing)

University of Huddersfield

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Credits

  • Location

    University of Huddersfield

  • Study mode

    Part time

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  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

This course enables registered adult nurses to develop knowledge and skills in cervical screening. It will assist you to gain the knowledge and skills required to competently take cervical samples and enhance your knowledge of the pathophysiology involved in cervical cytology.

  • This course is based upon the guidance of the National Health Cervical Screening Programme. In order to support you in developing your skills, experienced external mentors will be provided.
  • You will be taught by clinicians who are qualified cervical screeners.
  • You will utilise an online portfolio in order to ensure that your training is documented and meets national quality assurance.
  • You will consider the factors affecting the uptake of the screening programme.

Teaching and assessment

You will be taught through a series of lectures and work-based learning. Your studies will be supported by the University's virtual learning environment.

Assessment will include submission of work books and completion of a practice assessment document. Your module specification will provide full details of the assessment criteria.

Career support

This course will assist you in expanding your career path through gaining the knowledge and skills required to take cervical samples. It will assist you in meeting the specialist skills and post registration development requirements stipulated by your employer/professional regulator.

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University information

University of Huddersfield

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  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

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