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3170P - Clinical and Health Sciences with Allergy PGCert

Clinical and Health Sciences with Allergy PGCert

With our Clinical and Health Science with Allergy PGCert, you'll gain the knowledge and skills needed for the evaluation of allergic patients.

Applications for 2021/22 entry

Our Clinical and Health Sciences CPD module (programme code – 6047p) is still open for applications for the following start dates:

  • April 2021
  • September 2021
  • January 2022

You can apply for the Clinical and Health Sciences CPD module via our application portal

Our other Clinical and Health Sciences course (PGCert) has been suspended for 2021 entry. This means that we won’t be able to accept applications for 2021 entry.

You can apply for other courses for 2021 entry related to your subject of interest, such as:

Overview

This course is ideal for:

  • clinicians
  • nurses
  • other allied health professionals who have a particular interest in clinical allergy

The focus is clinical, drawing on the latest research. You may be working in primary or secondary care settings with adults or children. You may be working with patients with allergic conditions and want to develop skills in this area.

You'll also learn how to manage common allergic conditions, these include:

  • eczema
  • food allergy
  • asthma
  • drug allergy

You'll study our compulsory allergy module alongside a range of optional modules. The allergy module has accreditation by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). It covers:

  • basic immunology for clinical allergy practice
  • clinical evaluation of the allergic patient, including diagnostic options and management approaches
  • anaphylaxis
  • asthma
  • allergic skin disease, including eczema, urticaria and angioedema
  • drug allergy
  • food allergy (both lgE mediated disease and non-IgE mediated disease)
  • 'hot topics' in allergy

You'll already have a primary qualification (eg MBBS, BDS, BSc) and work in a health or life sciences field. It provides a flexible approach with modern career pathways. The course addresses the needs of a modern health service.

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Questions about this course?

If you have specific questions about this course you can contact:

Programme Coordinator
Medical Sciences Graduate School
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3912
Email: pgclinhealth@ncl.ac.uk

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