Health CPD modules at University of Brighton


Cardiac Arrhythmias

This module is for nurses, paramedics and allied healthcare professionals working in acute and primary care who regularly work with patients with arrhythmias.

Module Information

Module code

NH6133 (level 6) and NH7133 (level 7)


Anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology related to cardiac rhythms · Principles of electrocardiography · Cause, recognition, haemodynamic consequences and management of atrial, junctional and ventricular arrhythmias · Sudden arrhythmic (cardiac) death syndromes · Pharmacological management of arrhythmias · Electrical management of arrhythmias · Surgical management of arrhythmias · Psychosocial care of patients and families with reference to Resuscitation Council (UK) algorithms, clinical guidelines and evidence-based research

Entry Requirements 

Applicants should be working in the UK as a healthcare professional for a minimum of 2 days per week, working in a clinical area with support available from a designated mentor.

Applicants at level 7 would normally possess a bachelor degree or equivalent or have evidence of the ability to study at postgraduate level


Case Study Written Assignment

6 Clinical Skills completed in your Practice Setting

Module Leader

Emma Menzies-Gow

Module Dates 

2022-23 Semester 2  Falmer Campus, Brighton


  • May 2, 9, 16, 23
  • June 6, 13, 20, 27

Assessments submission date: Thursday 25th August 2023

2023-24 Semester 3 Falmer Campus, Brighton (Dates subject to change)

May 2, 9, 16, 23

June 6, 13, 20, 27

Assessment submission date:  Thursday 29th August 2024.


If you are choosing this module as part of a postgraduate or community course, please contact for specific information on the fee for this module

If you are taking this as a single module or part of the BSc / Grad Cert/ PG Cert Clinical Practice or BSc (Hons) Professional Practice course, the module fee is:

2022-23 £1092

2023-24 £1122

Further Information

Please contact for further information about the module

This module can be taken as part of the following courses:

BSc (Hons) Clinical Practice (Cardiac Care) and (Acute Care) 

Graduate Certificate Clinical Practice (Cardiac Care) and (Acute Care) 

Postgraduate Certificate Clinical Practice (Cardiac Care) and (Acute Care)

MSc Health / MSc Health and Education / MSc Health and Management

MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

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