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Courses taught in the Simulation and Clinical Skills Centre:

Credit-bearing stand-alone modules to develop your knowledge in a specialism area:

Other courses:

First Aid courses Emergency first aid training in the parking lot of Sighthill campus

We offer the following first aid courses:

  • First aid at work (3 days) 
  • First aid at work re-certification (2 days)
  • Emergency first aid at work (1 day)

Our first aid training courses provide the complete set of practical skills needed to become confident first aiders. Our courses meet the standards required to help comply with Health and Safety (first aid) regulations.

All of our instructors are also qualified nurses and our courses are taught in our simulated state of the art healthcare environment.

For further information, please email cpd@napier.ac.uk or visit our dedicated webpage.

Immediate Life Support courses

We offer Resuscitation Council (UK) approved Immediate Life Support courses. The course is suitable for a range of healthcare professionals including doctors, medical students, nurses, nursing students, midwives and healthcare providers such as physiotherapists, dentists and ambulance technicians.

This is a one day course and assessment is continuous and guided by the assessment forms for each core skill. Successful participants will receive a Resuscitation Council (UK) ILS provider certificate, which is valid for one year. 

For further information, please email cpd@napier.ac.uk

Working with the autism spectrum: theory into practice

This undergraduate course is a successful collaboration between Edinburgh Napier University and The National Autistic Society

A blended learning approach is utilised for this module, which includes 6 mornings of live online teaching with National Autistic Society Lecturers and further learning online. The course will run over 3 weeks, with live online teaching each Monday and Tuesday morning (9.00 to 12.30). The assessment (a case study essay) will allow you to reflect upon your own practice, and use the knowledge you gain to further improve the support you offer to autistic people.

New 2022 course dates for online delivery: 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 & 21 June 2022 (closing date for application 1 May)
The course will be delivered online (details will follow once matriculated).

For further information, please email Mhari Henderson or visit our dedicated webpage.

Study a masters in Advanced Clinical Practice

The credits you achieve from our continuing professional development courses can be put towards achieving an MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice in nursing or midwifery. If you are looking to step up in your career take a look at the topics you can specialise your MSc in at Edinburgh Napier.

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Sighthill Campus

9 Sighthill Court
EH11 4BN

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