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Cardiac Device and Rhythm Management PGCert


University of Leeds School of Medicine

Part time January PgCert 12 months part time

About the course

Cardiac rhythm and device specialists work across challenging and stimulating hospital and community environments, combining patient care with analytical problem solving.

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Our Cardiac Device and Rhythm Management course will develop you into a highly competent and advanced practitioner ready to make a real contribution to modern healthcare services. It is designed for healthcare professionals with a specialist interest in cardiac rhythm management and implantable cardiac devices (including pacemakers, ICDs and heart failure devices).

Course highlights

Specialist clinical expertise underpinned by in-depth theoretical knowledge incardiac implantable devices, including pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) and remote

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Entry Requirements

GCSE English and Maths grade C or above or equivalent

Relevant undergraduate degree in a related field including BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology (Cardiology) or BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science (Cardiac Physiology) or equivalent e.g. HNC MPPM, professional body exams such as BHRS

Undergraduate degree in a related field 2:2 including nursing, radiography, or equivalent.

The candidate must show on application (personal statement) or during the selection process, the following:
- Evidence of recent study (normally within the last 5 years)
- Two satisfactory references (one academic)

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Student Profile(s)

Jess Bloodworth

I choose to come to the University of Leeds to study my course as Leeds is an ideal location to study; it is a vibrant and diverse city. The university is easy to get to with excellent transport links.

I have been a Cardiac Physiologist within the NHS for 20 years.

I had an epiphany of sorts with the EP aspects of the Tachy devices module – various people have tried for many many years to get me to understand it, finally, I got it! There’s a great mix of classroom sessions and practical work along with the case studies for assessment.

I had a 12-year gap between my undergraduate degree and this course, I found it challenging having been away from academic study for so long but rewarding and worth all the hard work.

Staff were very supportive, Lisa the programme leader was available to discuss any issues I had. The activities on the VLE provided the opportunity to gain feedback.


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