Postgraduate Education

In addition to Postgrduate Diplomas, Advanced Postgraduate Diplomas and certificates, we offer an extensive range of programmes including:

  • Advanced Clinical Skills Training Courses
  • Advanced Surgical Training Courses
  • Medical Education Courses
  • Public Health Courses
  • Health and Social Care courses

IAHCP PROFESSIONAL POSTGRADUIATE COURSES

 

 

Medical and Healthcare Courses offered by IAHCP Education Academy

 

 

IAHCP Academy offers various professional healthcare courses and educational opportunities, details of which can be found by clicking on the correct course on the left hand side menu, summary of which are also outlined below:



1. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSE IN HEALTHCARE
 

This is a higher level course for practising healthcare professionals or those wishing to engage in careers in healthcare at all levels, and different settings.  The completion of the course leads to the award of a higher Diploma (equivalent to level 5 qualification), which would enable the candidates to embark on research studies or postgraduate degrees up to Masters or PhD level.  The topics covered include:

 


• The structure of the National Health Service, UK Healthcare Delivery System, Complaint Procedure in Healthcare and Healthcare Management Issues
• Understanding basic Employment Law, Legal and Ethical Issues in UK Medical Practice
• Understanding the Regulation of the various Professional Bodies that Regulate Healthcare Professionals in the UK
• Career Development, Postgraduate Medical Education Opportunities and Job Prospects
• Developing Personal Profile, CV Writing, Assertiveness and Interview Skills
• Consultation and Communication Skills
• Ethnicity and Health
• Evidence-based healthcare (sources of evidence and critical appraisal)
• Epidemiological issues
• Basic Teaching Skills
• Health Economics and Medical Audit
• How to Write Scientific Papers
• Research Methods in Healthcare and Education
• Health publication issues
• Social Medicine and Public Health
• Clinical Skills Teaching

 


2. MEDICAL EMERGENCY COURSES
 

 

These courses are open to all healthcare professionals and members of the public that wish to enhance or acquire new skills in dealing with various medical emergencies.  The courses include:

 


• Emergency Life Saving Courses
• Basic First Aid Courses
• Intermediate Medical Emergency Courses
• Adult Resuscitation Course
• Emergency Childbirth Courses
• Infant Care and Resuscitation Courses

 

 


3. MEDICAL AND HEALTHCARE EDUCATION COURSES
 

These courses are designed for those who are involved in teaching of healthcare professionals and want to develop their teaching skills or for other individuals who wish to acquire knowledge and skills in teaching and learning methods in medical and healthcare education, including exploring all issues in health care education.

 


• Curriculum Development
• Assessment methods in medical education
• Teaching and learning methods
• Problem-based Learning Approach
• Small group teaching
• Instructional material development
• Research methods in medical education
• The use of computers in medical education
• Continuous medical education and Continuous professional development
• Information Technology and Computing Skills Courses
• Co-operative learning method
• Learning styles
• Community-based Education

  • Results-oriented teaching

 


4. COURSES ON HOW TO DEAL WITH REFUGEES
 

These courses are designed for those who work with refugees in public and voluntary organisations for proving knowledge and practical guides on how to deal with refugees issues.

 


• Courses on how to deal and work with refugee patients
• Professional development for Refugees Healthcare Professionals
• Needs assessments for Refugees
• Learning needs assessments for Refugees Health Professionals

 


5. Health Promotion Courses
 

 

These courses are designed for all healthcare professionals, students and members of the public to understand the importance of health promotion issues and techniques in society.

 


• Smoking Cessation
• Homelessness
• Basic Hygiene
• Sexual Health
• Lifestyle issues
• Dealing with obesity and overweight

 

 


6. MEDICO-LEGAL COURSES
 

 

These courses look at legal and ethical issues in health care, including teaching of medical law practical techniques.

 


• Educational needs of medial law
• Medico-legal aspects of confidentiality
• Informed consent
• Analysis of current practices
• Educating health professionals and patients on medical legal aspect of man-made-diseases

 

 

 

7.  POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE AND DIPLOMA IN MEDICAL SCIENCES, MEDICINE AND HEALTHCARE STUDIES.


 

These courses explore medical sciences at an advanced higher level with emphasis on:

 

  • Medical Physics
  • Medical Chemistry
  • Medical Biology
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Health and Diseases
  • Medical investigations and pathology
  • Microbiology and infections
  • Biochemistry
  • Anatomy
  • Forensic medicine
  • Physiology
  • Medical Physics
  • Pharmacology and therapeutics
  • Research methods in medicine and healthcare
  • Medical Statistics and epidemiology
  • Medical Sociology
  • Psychology
  • And many more topics.

 

 

8.      PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES

 

  • Research Methods in Healthcare
  • Research Methods in Medical Education
  • How to Write Scientific Papers and Writing for Publication Courses
  • Clinical and Medical Audit Techniques
  • Evidence-based Medicine and critical Appraisal Skills
  • Problem-based Learning Facilitation Skills

 

 

 

9.  ADVANCED CLINICAL AND SURGICAL SKILLS TRAINING COURSES

 

  • Abdominal Examination Skills
  • Respiratory System Examination Skills
  • Cardiovascular System Examination
  • Neurological Examination Skills
  • Venepuncture/Phlebotomy and Canulation Skills
  • Surgical Methods of Human Diseases
  • Advanced Surgical Skills
  • Smoking Cessation Facilitation Techniques
  • Dealing with Obesity and Overweight in the Community
  • Management of Diabetes in the Community
  • Advance History Medical Taking Techniques
  • Dealing with Infections and Infectious Diseases in the Community

 

 

10.    LANGUAGE COURSES

 

  • English Language
  • Bulgarian Language
  • Romanian Language
  • French Language
  • German Language
  • Italian Language
  • Spanish Language
  • Portuguese Language
  • Latin Language
  • Medical Terminologies

 

 

For more information on any of the courses stated above, or how to apply for them, please contact:

 

Mrs Julie Buckley

IAHCP Education Academy Centre Administrator

Email: education@iahcp.org.uk

 

 

Find out more about what we have on offer here:

  • Advanced Clinical Skills Training Courses
  • Advanced Surgical Training Courses
  • Medical Education Courses
  • Public Health Courses
  • Health and Social Care courses

 

Or contact us at: education@iahcp.org.uk  

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