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Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development

Welcome

The University of Huddersfield is the largest provider of health and social care Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (SSPRD) courses within the Yorkshire and Humberside area. We pride ourselves on our high class facilities which encompass specialist skills and simulation laboratories.

Those studying with us will be taught by lecturers who are clinical experts with current professional registration, hold postgraduate degrees and are required to be Fellows of the Higher Education Academy. Their knowledge is embedded in the range of courses offered, which have all been designed to help:

  • Maintain professional registration
  • Enhance skills and knowledge to facilitate service improvement and organisational development in health and social care

Many of our SSPRD courses can be studied as short courses or can be accredited towards an Honours or Master’s degree. We provide a complete index of short and other SSPRD courses currently offered by the University of Huddersfield or, alternatively, you can use the lists of professions and themes in health and social care (below) to find those courses considered to be relevant to a particular profession or theme. You may also be interested in the single study sessions, conferences and events which we offer.

An index of professions in health and social care is shown below, each of which will link you to those SSPRD courses considered to be relevant to the profession. The number of courses currently associated with each profession is shown in parentheses.

Midwifery (30)
Nursing (45)
Occupational Therapy (28)
Operating Department Practice (19)
Physiotherapy (33)
Podiatry (39)
Social Work (20)

An index of themes in health and social care is shown below, each of which will link you to those SSPRD courses considered to be relevant to the theme. The number of courses currently associated with each theme is shown in parentheses.

Acute Care (5)
Advanced Practice (22)
Cancer (4)
Children (8)
Diagnostics (9)
Education (15)
Health and Wellbeing (7)
Long-term Conditions (17)
Management and Leadership (8)
Maternity and New Born (4)
Mental Health (8)
Non-medical Prescribing (10)
Peri-operative Practice (3)
Primary Care (8)
Public Health (6)
Research (4)
Safeguarding (9)
Service/Role Development (15)

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