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Clinical and Health Sciences with Allergy PGCert

Newcastle University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This online course enables you to match your educational needs with your professional practice. You will gain the knowledge and skills needed for optimal clinical evaluation of the allergic patient. You will also learn how to manage common allergic conditions, such as eczema, food allergy, asthma and drug allergy.

This course has been developed for clinicians, nurses and other allied health professionals who have a particular interest in clinical allergy. The focus is clinical, drawing on the latest research. The course is suitable for those working in primary or secondary care settings with adults or children. If you commonly see patients with allergic conditions and want to develop your clinical skills in this area, then this course is for you.

You will study our compulsory allergy module alongside a range of optional modules. The allergy module is accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and covers:

basic immunology for clinical allergy practice
clinical evaluation of the allergic patient, including diagnostic options and management approaches
anaphylaxis
asthma
allergic skin disease, including eczema, urticaria and angioedema
drug allergy
food allergy (both lgE mediated disease and non IgE mediated disease)
'hot topics' in allergy.

Accreditation

[Royal College of General Practitioners Accreditation Logo] Our allergy module is of high value to those working in primary care. As such we have been awarded Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) accreditation.

Application deadline

14 August 2020

Tuition fees

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    148 65%

    31st

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    55th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    68th

    16

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