(Award available for year: Postgraduate Certificate)
On completion of the programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:• Demonstrate in-depth specialist knowledge of techniques and professional competencies relevant to echocardiography and demonstrate an advanced understanding of concepts, information and techniques informed by knowledge across the forefront of the discipline;• Exhibit competence in subject-specific intellectual abilities;• Demonstrate an advanced understanding of techniques applicable to their own area of specific interest within the broader discipline;• Critically evaluate current issues and research in cardiac management with a focus on evidence based practice
Transferable (key) skills
• The skills necessary to undertake a higher research degree and/or for employment in a higher capacity in their area of professional practice;• Evaluating their own achievement through reflection in case based discussions;• Self-direction and effective decision making in complex and unpredictable situations;• Independent learning and the ability to work in a way which ensures continuing professional development;• Engage in the development of professional/disciplinary boundaries and norms.
• Demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and/or depth of knowledge to a complex specialist area;• Drawing on a range of perspectives on an area of study;• Evaluating received opinion;• Making sound judgements whilst understanding the limitations on judgements made in the absence of complete data.• Applying clinical knowledge within their specialist area to support advanced practice