To produce podiatrists who will ensure the quality of care to patients. To equip graduates with the knowledge and skills required to provide the best possible service.
This package investigates the effects of Musculoskeletal disease, with particular emphasis on how this impacts on the lower limb and foot.
Are you interested in gaining a nationwide qualification in order to apply to universities and colleges to become a health professional? If you have not yet gained the mandatory qualifications necessary to entry to higher education, this course provided by The Distance Learning Centre is the perfect choice. The centre has more than 20 years of...
Suitable for: No previous qualifications required to study this course
Mandatory Units: Developing Effective Communication. Equality, Diversity and Rights. Health, Safety and Security. Lifespan Development. Services Provision. Personal and Professional Development. Public Health. Research Methodology. Applied Science. Human Physiology Specialist Units: Nutrition. Socio-economic Aspects. Health and Social Care.
Module 1: The Nature of Type 1 Diabetes. Module 2: Identification of Young People with Diabetes. Module 3: Understanding Medication. Module 4: Complications of Diabetes. Module 5: Diet and Lifestyle Changes. Module 6: Living with Diabetes. Module 7: Growing Up With Diabetes. Module 8: Diabetic Emergencies. Module 9: Pregnancy. Suitable for: This...
Designed to enable adults with no formal qualifications (particularly those who have been away from education for a period of time) to prepare in one year for entry into a Degree course in Nursing Studies, Radiography, Human Nutrition, Podiatry. Successful students are GUARANTEED a place on a higher education course although not necessarily at the...
Learners will discover the hands on re-education system for the human body, that is the Alexander Technique- a method of easing tensions and pain and improving co-ordination and well-being. Learner should wear comfortable clothing to the class, as there will be some practical work
This module, designed to complement the Update in Neurological Assessment, focuses on clinical neurology rather than assessment.
This package is an introduction to biomechanics and is suitable for those that wish to refresh their knowledge of biomechanics.
Do you want a job for life? Then this is the course for you. This two year course, which is designed to give students a recognised qualification in Health Sciences, providing knowledge, skills and understanding required for higher education or employment in a health environment.
This package aims to revise the development of the lower limb in the foetus, through childhood, and into adulthood. It also explores some of the more common developmental abnormalities. Suitable for: Those who would like to develop a good, basic understanding of the foot and leg as it develops.
This package covers Diabetes mellitus, looking at the aetiology, pathology, clinical presentation, implications, and management of this systemic disease.
This module, written by a subject specialist, aims to cut through some of the hyperbole, and present you with the information you need to identify 'at-risk' patients, and make appropriate clinical decisions regarding their management.
This module discusses what aspects of pathology create tissue viability problems in patients.
It focuses specifically of what happens to the lower limb when the arterial and venous systems begin to dysfunction, and gives both written and pictorial evidence of how this impacts on clinical management.
This package looks at how to assess the lower limb, and discusses how defects of the different sections of the cardiovascular system will present clinically, also giving an indication of what a normal clinical presentation would be.
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