Health CPD modules at University of Brighton


Respiratory Care

Nurses and allied healthcare professionals working in acute care and primary care who regularly assess patients with primary respiratory disorders.  

Module Information

Module Code

NA6149 (level 6) and NAM55 (level 7)


The module covers respiratory anatomy and physiology, respiratory assessment and history taking, ABGs, pulmonary rehabilitation, spirometry theory, NIV simulation, and respiratory pharmacology. Conditions covered are asthma, COPD, lung cancer, infective lung disease, bronchiectasis and ILD.   

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


3,000-word case study (100%), and completion of six skills in practice (pass/refer). 

Module Leader

Lesley White

Module Dates 

2023-24 Semester 1  Falmer Campus, Brighton (dates subject to change)

  • October 2,9,16,30
  • November 6,13,20,27

Assessments submission date: 25th January 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:

2023-24 £1,122

Further Information 

Please contact for further information about the module

This module can be taken as part of a course, including:

BSc (Hons) Clinical Practice (Acute Care) 

BSc (Hons) Professional Practice 

Graduate Certificate Clinical Practice (Acute Care)  

Postgraduate Certificate Clinical Practice (Acute Care) 

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

MSc Advanced Clinical Practice 

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