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The Human Body Anatomy and Physiology for Health Care (HE6) AdvDip (CPD)

University of Bolton

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Advanced Diploma

  • Location

    University of Bolton

  • Study mode

    Part time

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  • Duration

    15 weeks

Course summary

Our Human Body Anatomy and Physiology for Health Care professional development course is for those with professional experience of anatomy and biology, as well as those relatively new to the subjects. You’ll get the chance to explore how humans’ complex systems are built, work, and keep us alive.

Course Details

The study of the human body is a hugely complex subject, but we’ve designed this professional development programme to benefit you whether you’re relatively new to human anatomy and physiology, or looking to build on your professional experience. Either way, it’s a fast-moving study programme, during which you have the opportunity to progress to a relatively complex level.

You’ll get to study all aspects of the human body, and how it functions. We begin with a detailed study of cells - the body’s building blocks and work towards organs and organ systems, as well as how everything works together as a unit and gets us through everyday life. Over the course’s duration, you’ll get the opportunity to learn more about the nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, musculo-skeletal, urinary, reproductive and integumentary systems.

Course Highlights:

  • Our dedicated academic team brings extensive health and social care experience to the course content. Along with their passion for service excellence in health and social care settings, they’re also currently engaged in highly relevant research, which means they can add valuable context and insight to your learning.
  • The course is taught making use of our state-of-the-art Clinical Suite facilities.
  • On successful completion of this course you’ll be awarded an Advanced Professional Development qualification in The Human Body Anatomy and Physiology for Health Care worth 20 credits at level HE6.
  • The course is designed to provide the flexibility to fit in with busy home and working lives.
  • As you study this course, we’ll encourage you to develop the skills, values and behaviours that are popular with employers. These include action planning, personal impact and confidence, self-awareness, social and ethical responsibility, respect, and commitment to quality.

Key Features:

  • Our courses and programmes respond directly to the requirements of the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF), which is at the heart of the career and pay progression aspect of Agenda for Change.
  • We review the course curriculum regularly to ensure we include and apply contemporary theories.
  • The course is part of a professional development framework. You can use the credits you’ll gain by completing the course successfully towards the BSc (Hons) Professional Studies (Health and Social Care) or as an elective module on the MSc Clinical Practice programme.

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University information

University of Bolton

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  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

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