Taught course

Cardiac Device and Rhythm Management

Institution
University of Leeds · School of Medicine
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

  • GCSE English and Maths grade C or above or equivalent
  • Relevant undergraduate degree in a related field including BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology (Cardiology) or BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science (Cardiac Physiology) or equivalent e.g. HNC MPPM, professional body exams such as BHRS
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field 2:2 including nursing, radiography, or equivalent

Months of entry

January

Course content

Cardiac rhythm and device specialists work across challenging and stimulating hospital and community environments, combining patient care with analytical problem solving.

Our Cardiac Device and Rhythm Management course develops you into a highly competent and advanced practitioner ready to make a real contribution to modern healthcare services.

This course is designed for healthcare professionals looking to make a difference working with patients with conduction disorders and implantable cardiac devices (including pacemakers, ICDs and heart failure devices).

The course offers:

  • Specialist clinical expertise underpinned by in-depth theoretical knowledge, including specialist areas of cardiac devices, such as bradycardia and tachycardia devices
  • An understanding of the evidence and research base of the discipline
  • Access to device specialist MDT
  • Research active cardiac physiologist teaching on the programme allowing up to date and research led teaching
  • Access to research cardiologists specifically researching into cardiac devices

This specialist course will appeal to a range of healthcare professionals including:

  • Cardiac Physiologists
  • Hospital Doctors/ GPs
  • Cardiac Nurse Specialists
  • Physician Associates
  • Radiographers
  • Allied Health Professionals

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences Admissions
Email
ihs-admissions@leeds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 3430 806