Nursing and Healthcare Masterclasses

We offer a number of masterclasses, covering a range of topics, in the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing. Find out more and book your place below.

In accordance with government advice, we have cancelled our upcoming masterclasses. We hope to reschedule them at a future date.

Spring Masterclasses

CANCELLED: From function to dysfunction- exploring the neuroscience of ageing and dementia 

Date: 20 April 2020

Time: 10am – 4pm

Venue: Nt01 (Newton Building), North Holmes Road, Canterbury Campus

Cost: £80

This one day masterclass aims to develop your understanding of the human brain, and how this may be impacted upon by the age related challenges which we all endure. There is focus upon brain development, structure, and functionality; before exploring how these may be altered, both as part of ageing and pathological processes. The leading putative models of Alzheimer’s disease will be discussed- uncovering how these may, or may not, lead to impaired cognitions. This masterclass is a combination of presentation, group discussion, and interactive exercises. 

CANCELLED: Acute Kidney Injury: Spotting the signs and avoiding progression 

Date: 27 April 2020  

Time: 9am – 4pm 

Venue: Canterbury campus 

Cost: £80 

The aim of this masterclass is to help nurses and other healthcare professionals to identify the clinical signs of acute kidney injury (AKI) and act to minimise the chances of progression of the condition which can lead to chronic kidney disease (CKD) or death. 

Those attending will have training in the latest evidence-based diagnostic and treatment guidelines from NICE and other bodies equipping them to spot the warning signs of AKI and minimise the chances of progression.

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Please note that these masterclasses will only run with a minimum number of 15 delegates per masterclass.


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