Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Units

This page lists links to details of each of our Continuing Professional Development units open to Registered Nurses and Healthcare professionals.

All our CPD units can be taken individually in any combination. Alternatively, related units can be undertaken together as part of a programme: Undergraduate Programmes, Postgraduate Programmes.  We also offer a range of individual online units.

Please see our funding page for details of funding options.  Once you have submitted an online application form for one of our units, a fees and funding form will be automatically be sent to complete.

Please note, all CPD units run subject to viability which will be confirmed approximately 6 weeks prior to the start date.

If you have any questions, please contact our Admissions team on 0114 222 2030 or at snm.enquiries@sheffield.ac.uk

Select the level of study you are interested in:

Diploma Level (Level 5)

Chronic Heart Failure (SNM2108)
ECG Analysis and Application (SNM2111)
Introduction to Diabetes Care and Management (SNM2204)
Practice Based Portfolio Development (SNM2129)
Promoting Evidence Based Practice (SNM2127)
Relationship-Centred Dementia Care (SNM2227)

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Degree Level (Level 6)

To undertake degree level study you will need to have completed 120 credits of study at diploma level.

Advanced Renal Nursing Practice - online (SNM3255)
Care and Management of the Renal Patient - online (SNM3254)
Care and Management of the Person with Chronic Respiratory Disease (SNM3253)
Care of the Critically Ill Neonate (SNM3264)
Cervical Screening for Health Care Professionals (SNM3246)
Chronic Heart Failure (SNM3087)
Chronic Pain Management (SNM3261)
Developing Clinical Practice (SNM3016)
Developing Clinical Practice - Renal - online (SNM3256)
Dissertation (SNM3136)
ECG Analysis and Application (SNM3090)
Evidence Based Stroke Care (SNM3186)
Introduction to Diabetes Care and Management (SNM3187)
Mentorship Preparation Programme (SNM3259)
Nurse/Midwifery Independent/Supplementary Prescribing (SNM3223)
Palliative and Supportive Care (SNM3267)
Promoting Evidence Based Practice (SNM3182)
Recognising and Responding to the Deteriorating Patient - online (SNM3258)
Relationship-Centred Dementia Care (SNM3248)
Specialist Neonatal Practice: Work Based Learning (SNM3262)
Stabilisation and Management of the Special Care Baby (SNM3263)

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Postgraduate Level (Level 7)

To undertake masters level study you will need to have completed 120 credits of study at degree level.

Advanced Clinical Assessment (SNM670)
Advanced Renal Nursing Practice (SNM652) ONLINE
Care of the Critical Ill Neonate (SNM672)
Care and Management of the Renal Patient (SNM659) (ONLINE)
Child Health Assessment & Applied Pathophysiology (SNM664)
Chronic Pain Management (SNM671)
Education and teaching for health care professionals (SNM661) (ONLINE)
Effective Advanced Practice for Independent Prescribers (SNM677)
Evidence Based Practice (taught SNM6016) (online SNM660) (ONLINE)
Evidence Based Stroke Care (SNM612)
Health Promotion and Education in Practice (SNM609) (ONLINE)
Inclusive of People with Dementia: Involvement and Impact (SNM656)
Leadership and Change Management in Healthcare (SNM639) (ONLINE)
Legal and Professional Issues in Healthcare (SNM633) (ONLINE)
Managing Diabetes as a Long Term Health Condition (SNM614)
Managing Heart Failure as a Long Term Health Condition (SNM611)
Managing Respiratory Disease as a Long Term Condition (SNM615)
Masters Level Study Skills (SNM651) (ONLINE)
Mentorship Preparation Programme (SNM667) (ONLINE)
Nurse/Midwifery Independent/Supplementary Prescribing (SNM624)
Palliative and Supportive Care (SNM681)
Relationship-Centred Dementia Care (SNM650)
Psychosocial Approaches to the Care and Treatment of People with Dementia (SNM657)
Research Methods (SNM663) (ONLINE)
Specialist Neonatal Practice: Work Based Learning (SNM674)
Stabilisation and Management of the Special Care Baby (SNM673)
Theorising Dementia and the UK Policy Context (SNM655)

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