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Life Sciences & Medicine

Insightful short courses designed for professionals working in, or planning to work in, specialist fields in medicine and life science.

2021 Summer School on Surgical & Interventional Engineering

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

5 days

Surgical and Interventional Engineering (SIE) is an integral part of endeavours to achieve cognitive sensor-guided robotically assisted surgery. The online course covers Interventional Devices, Product Development, Biophotonics, Surgical AI and Planning and Computational Modelling. Explore and learn with leading national and international experts, and expand your network and community.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £100 - £175

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Advanced Clinical Pharmacology

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

5 days

Advanced training in the principles of clinical pharmacology essential to drug development.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £1498 - £2325

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An Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods

Available dates:

From: 18 July 2022 To: 21 July 2022

Duration:

4 days

The course will give an overview and introduction to qualitative research methods, including individual interviews, focus group discussions, observation, ethical issues, content and thematic analysis, NVivo and rigour in qualitative research. The course will also highlight the different theoretical approaches to data collection and analysis, including the Grounded Theory Approach, Ethnography and Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £500 - £1000

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Approaches to Cross-Disciplinary Qualitative Health Research

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

8 days over 4 weeks

This online course will cover methodological issues from research design through to publication and will provide delegates with the advanced knowledge and skills they require to successfully undertake rigorous qualitative research in whichever setting they choose.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £185 - £595

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Biological and Advanced Therapies

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

5 days

Advanced training in the area of medicines produced by biotechnology.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £1115 - £2325

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Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Available dates:

From: 24 May 2022 To: 26 May 2022

Duration:

3 days

The online course covers the basic principles of CMR, its clinical indications and role in a multi-modality imaging environment. The course has been endorsed by SCMR for level 1 certification and approved by the Royal College of Physicians for 18 CPD points. Book early to secure your place.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £300 - £650

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Clinical Drug Development

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

5 days

This module focuses on the skills needed for a successful clinical development programme.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £1498 - £2325

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CMR - Theory and Practical Applications for Radiographers

Available dates:

From: 18 March 2022 To: 18 March 2022

Duration:

1 day

This Cardiac MRI course aims to deliver a solid background of CMR (Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance) as a clinical application in routine clinical practice.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £240 - £245

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COVID-19: Infection, Immunity and Future Therapies

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

3 days

This 3 day short course provides an overview of the current pandemic, current and future therapies, and specific knowledge on how to monitor COVID-19 infection for clinicians, researchers and allied primary health care workers who care for COVID-19 patients.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £185

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Diabetes: Applied Clinical Practice Level 7 7KANMD02

Available dates:

To be confirmed

This module is for clinicians, researchers and allied health care professionals in primary and secondary care with an interest in or responsibility for the management of diabetes. This module can be taken as free-standing following successful completion of the foundation module, Diabetes: Principles and Management of Care.

Assessed Module course

Price: £2640

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Diabetes: Principles of Care and Management Level 7 7KANMD01

Available dates:

From: 20 April 2022 To: 12 July 2022

This module is for clinicians, researchers and allied health care professionals in primary and secondary care with an interest in or responsibility for the management of diabetes. Successful completion will allow students to progress to the Diabetes: Applied Clinical Practice free-standing module and the award of PG Cert with the possibility to apply for the PG Dip and MSc.

Assessed Module course

Price: £2780

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Dietary management and the low FODMAP diet in IBS – Advanced course (2022)

Available dates:

From: 10 January 2022 To: 23 May 2022

Duration:

19 weeks

This course will provide an integrated approach to the clinical and dietary management of patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders with particular reference to the role of FODMAPs.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £450

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Dietary management and the low FODMAP diet in IBS - Introduction course (2022)

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

Equivalent to 1 day

This course is designed as a taster course to provide an introduction to irritable bowel syndrome and its dietary management.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £150

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Drug Development Statistics and Data Management

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

5 days

This module aims to provide a broad understanding of statistics as they apply to medicines development.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £1498 - £2325

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Drug Regulatory Affairs

Available dates:

From: 04 April 2022 To: 08 April 2022

Duration:

5 days

This module explores the general principles that underpin the regulation of medicines focusing on UK and EU legislation and practice.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £1498 - £2325

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Drug Safety and Ethics

Available dates:

From: 07 February 2022 To: 11 February 2022

Duration:

5 days

The themes of safety and ethics come into all the fields of medicine development. This module covers both themes in depth.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £1498 - £2325

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Elective Placement in Clinical Medicine

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

1 September 2022 – 31 August 2023

King’s offers a wide range of opportunities to study abroad in partner institutions having formal twinning arrangements with many prestigious institutions around the world.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £100 - £500

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English for Healthcare

Available dates:

From: 01 September 2021 To: 31 August 2022

Duration:

4 weeks

Develop your language and communication skills for a career in healthcare and learn new healthcare vocabulary in English.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £0

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Ethics and Professionalism

Available dates:

From: 21 March 2022 To: 25 March 2022

Duration:

5 days

This module provides the background to the range of issues of ethics and professionalism that the medical affairs professional is likely to encounter.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £1498 - £2325

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Exploratory Drug Development

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

5 days

This course provides advanced face-to-face training on the principles of Exploratory Drug Development and their application in Phase 1 clinical trials.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £1425 - £2213

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Health Technology Assessment

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

5 days

This module will give students an understanding of today’s complex environments which shape patient access. Two critical concepts will be explored: value and access.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £1498 - £2325

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Heath Care Marketplace

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

5 days

This module explores all aspects of the strategic marketing of medicines.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £1498 - £2325

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ICH Q8 Pharmaceutical Development Guideline: From regulatory principles to practical experience

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

1 day

This 1-day course will be the first International Council for Harmonisation (ICH) Recognised Training Programme delivered by King’s College London to cover guidelines on pharmaceutical manufacturing standards produced by the ICH, which are applied by a growing number of regulatory authorities around the World. This course will be delivered by speakers from the MHRA and leading pharmaceutical industry to specifically cover the topic of pharmaceutical development (Q8) guideline.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £75 - £300

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IFAPP Academy - Kings College London Medical Affairs in Medicines Development Programme

Available dates:

From: 01 January 2022 To: 30 November 2022

Duration:

1 year part time

Offered by King’s College London and the International Federation of Associations of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Pharmaceutical Medicine (IFAPP) Academy, this online CPD programme is designed for biomedical professionals working in medical affairs related functions and other areas of the medicines development arena within the biopharmaceutical industries and clinical research organisations.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £7500

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Integrating Care: Depression, Anxiety and Physical Illness

Available dates:

From: 01 September 2021 To: 31 August 2022

Duration:

3 weeks

Understand the connection between physical and mental health, and improve your ability to identify symptoms and sources of help.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £0

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Introduction to Aerospace Medicine

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

Online lectures equivalent to 1 week of face-to-face teaching

This course provides an introduction to aerospace medicine through a comprehensive series of online lectures.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £1350

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Invent with King’s: Value-driven Healthcare Technologies 2020: Technologies for COVID-19 Crisis

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

5 weeks (2 sessions per week)

Invent with King’s offers you an opportunity to learn the art and science of developing medical technologies and apply design thinking to solve problems posed by COVID-19. You will hear about challenges faced by front-line workers, draw inspiration from innovators around the globe and work in trans-disciplinary teams to innovate solutions for the pandemic.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £600

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King’s Diabetic Foot: Principles & Practice

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

6 weeks (unassessed module) or 8 weeks (assessed module)

Worldwide, every 20 seconds a lower limb is lost due to diabetes. Many people across the globe are living with this life-changing condition and its long-term complications, including diabetic foot disease. Yet there's a simple solution: awareness and knowledge. With appropriate care and timely management, more than 80% of lower limb amputations are avoidable. Enhance your understanding with our short course and learn from those who set the standards for the treatment and management of diabetic foot.

Assessed Module course

Price: £1200 - £1500

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Metabolic Surgery: Principles & Practice

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

6 weeks (unassessed module) or 8 weeks (assessed module)

Strengthen your understanding of treating type 2 diabetes and obesity with this Metabolic Surgery short course. The management of obesity is vital for people living with type 2 diabetes. Metabolic surgery offers a safe and cost-effective solution, proven to ensure long-lasting results for many patients. Known to dramatically change the course of diabetes, this solution is becoming increasingly central to treatment of obesity and diabetes. Students will discover the clinical and biological rationale behind the use of the surgery and will learn how to navigate patients through the barriers and benefits of the treatment.

Assessed Module course

Price: £1200 - £1500

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Neuroanatomy for Imagers

Available dates:

From: 03 February 2022 To: 03 February 2022

Duration:

1 day

It will introduce participants to the basic principles of the anatomy, the function of the nervous system, the major anatomical constituents and parts of the brain.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £95 - £275

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Pharmacoepidemiology and Global Affairs

Available dates:

From: 28 February 2022 To: 04 March 2022

Duration:

5 days

This module covers the advanced principles of pharmacoepidemiology and global health issues.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £1498 - £2325

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Preclinical Science

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

5 days

This module covers three major areas: The pharmacology part of the module will include basic principles, plus the use of animal models, including transgenic models.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £1498 - £2325

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Preparing for an International Health Elective: Exploring Global Health, Ethics and Safety

Available dates:

From: 01 September 2021 To: 31 August 2022

Duration:

3 weeks

Prepare for undertaking an International Health Elective, in this course developed in collaboration with King's College London and St George's

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £0

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Principles of Medical Affairs

Available dates:

From: 07 February 2022 To: 11 February 2022

Duration:

5 days

This module provides the background to the core principles that underpin the medical affairs function in bio-pharmaceutical companies.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £1498 - £2325

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Radiopharmacy

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

4 days

The Postgraduate Course in Radiopharmacy covers basic and clinical aspects of radiopharmacy practice. The course progresses though the general areas of introduction and review, radiopharmaceutical chemistry, regulatory issues, and clinical radiopharmacy. Book early to secure your place and delivery of course handbooks in time for the course start date.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £425 - £495

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Radiopharmacy Advanced

Available dates:

From: 22 March 2022 To: 25 March 2022

Duration:

4 days

A four-day lecture and practical course covering advanced topics in radiopharmaceutical science. Topics include radiopharmaceutical chemistry, biologicals (proteins, peptides, and cells), positron emission tomography (PET), molecular radiotherapy, and selected clinical topics.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £495

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Simultaneous PET-MR: Science and Practice

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

3 days

We offer a three-day course for the novel technology of PET-MR. The first day will review either PET or MR theory separately for people with a background in the respective other modality. We will then cover the new simultaneous PET-MR scanners in terms of technology and applications.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £275 - £595

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Stress Perfusion Imaging

Available dates:

From: 22 February 2022 To: 22 February 2022

Duration:

1 day

The course will provide students with a solid understanding of stress perfusion CMR and how it works, an understanding of when to refer a patient for stress CMR and how to interpret and report stress CMR imaging. The January 2021 course has been approved by the Royal College of Physicians for 7 CPD points.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £125 - £350

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The Essential Knowledge for Obstetric Medicine

Available dates:

From: 01 January 2022 To: 01 April 2022

This core module provides the opportunity for advancement of knowledge of obstetric medicine in a multidisciplinary setting which encompasses medical disorders in pregnancy.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £1489 - £1489

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The low FODMAP diet – Update Course (2021/2022)

Available dates:

From: 16 August 2021 To: 31 July 2022

Duration:

Equivalent to 1 day

This course is an update for dietitians who have received training on a low FODMAP course or who regularly see patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders and use the low FODMAP diet.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £150

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The Science Behind Forensic Science

Available dates:

From: 01 September 2021 To: 31 August 2022

Duration:

4 weeks

Get an introduction to the science of forensic science and discover how it's applied in the real world.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £0

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Understanding ADHD: Current Research and Practice

Available dates:

From: 01 September 2021 To: 31 August 2022

Duration:

4 weeks

Learn about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) including ADHD symptoms, the latest research and ADHD treatment.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £0

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