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Advanced Clinical Assessment for Healthcare Professionals (NRT181)

Module Code: 







Suitable for emergency/urgent care practitioners including paramedics, ENPs, APs, practice nurses and extended scope physiotherapists.

This module will focus on enabling students working within emergency and unscheduled care environments to develop their clinical patient assessment and diagnostic skills within their specific area of practice. It is aimed at healthcare professionals (nurses, paramedics and allied healthcare professionals) working at or towards advanced levels of practice. It has been designed to build on their current physical assessment knowledge, understanding and skills and take these to an advanced level within their specific area of practice.


The module will be delivered over 12 weeks (dates below)


The module will be assessed via a 3000 word reflection and a summative Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). 


Eastgate House, Newport Road, Cardiff and Ty Dewi Sant, Heath Park Campus, Cardiff. 

Module Leaders

Mr Neil Thomas

Position:Lecturer: Adult Nursing
Mr Neil Thomas
Telephone: +44 (0)29 206 87767Extension: 87767

Ms Liz Williams

Position: Lecturer: Primary Care and Public Health Nursing
Associate Lecturer - SONMS
Telephone: +44 (0)29 2091 7918Extension: 7918

Module Dates 2013-2014:

There will be a DSM information session on April 10th.

May 1 2 8 15 22 29
June 5 12 19 26
July 3 7 8

Module Dates 2014-2015:

April 30

May 1 7 14 21 28

June 4 11 18 28

July 2

OSCE's week beginning 6 July


How to Apply

Applicants will be expected to provide two references and a personal statement reflecting their clinical and personal developmental requirements. They must have the support of their line manager and Designated Supervisory Mentor. You will be expected to submit a supplementary application form to the School – click here to download. 

To find out more about applying for standalone modules, please email the Admissions Team: 

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2068 7537