CPD Courses in Health Care

A career in healthcare is extremely rewarding, and techniques are continuously updating and improving as we make new discoveries.

Health CPD courses at USW can ensure you keep your skills up to date, increase your understanding of new subjects and even help you branch out into new areas. We have a range of opportunities to learn about subjects including independent prescribing, reading ECG's and caring for patients with dementia.

Why Continuous Professional Development?

Studying a short CPD course at the University of South Wales has a number of benefits. Here are just a few reasons why you may want to consider a short course:


They are a flexible way to progress in your career field of choice


You can increase your employability through gaining transferable skills


It's a great way to turn a passion into a career or get an insight into a new subject


It's an easy way to keep learning - and many of us are driven by the idea of furthering our knowledge


You will attain a qualification - a stamp of approval in your chosen field

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Community Care

Enhancing Clinical Skills

Management Education

Mental Health

Palliative Care

Paediatric and Neonatal

Research Methods

Spirituality and Spiritual Care

Why study with USW?

Nursing - Simulation Learning

Our Clinical Simulation Centre replicates clinical environments for education and training. These include two, four-bedded bays to simulate a hospital setting, dedicated paediatric and maternity facilities, including a special care baby unit, an intensive care environment and an emergency department with a fully equipped ambulance simulator.

Nursing - Expert Teaching and Support

Our teaching staff have all worked in the field for many years and have a wide range of experience and expertise that they will hand down to you. The University prides itself on the support it gives to students on its nursing degrees, both practically and emotionally. Every student has a personal tutor and a module supervisor who can offer extra guidance and support. 

Nursing - Tailor Your Career

Our nursing courses cover most aspects of healthcare professions. From becoming a registered nurse to tailoring your career into a specific healthcare profession, USW can help you to take the next step. You can specialise in a certain field, develop leadership and management skills and even study the education around healthcare theories. 

How to Apply

Each course will have its own point of contact and you will need to apply directly to the tutor named on the course page. Visit your chosen course to apply.