The programme is designed to be completed in the time frames indicated below; studied part time, with exit points as follows:
All modules are modelled on being at Postgraduate Level, Scottish Qualification Framework level 11, equivalent to 10 credits, approximately 100 hours of student learning each (approx. 3 months).
Equivalent to 60 credits
Students wishing to exit the programme at certificate level must complete 6 modules in total:
Students who initially opt to study at certificate level have the option to continue studying to Diploma level after successful completion of the 6 modules.
Equivalent to 120 credits
Students wishing to exit the programme at Diploma level must complete 12 modules in total:
We strongly recommend that all students begin their studies with Module C01 as this provides an overview of Remote and Offshore Medicine and gives you free access to the Induction Module. The Induction Module is launched a week prior to C01 and provides students with the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
For Diploma students there is a compulsory three-day student residential in Edinburgh at the end of the online component, which all students must attend to be awarded the Diploma. This is not a requirement for Certificate or CPD students.
A formative assessment format is used during the residential and may include a variety of Clinical Case Studies, Laboratory Workshops/Skills Stations, Major Incident Simulation Exercise (MISE), and group/individual presentations.
This award has been established in memory of Fiona Stewart, a long standing tutor for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh online postgraduate programmes in Health Informatics and Remote and Offshore Medicine. This award is given annually to acknowledge the achievements of a DipROM student based on their performance at the residential individually, but also as part of a team.
You can read more about the award here.
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