Academic Skills for Nurses and Health Professionals

Academic Skills for Nurses and Health Professionals

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, learners will have an understanding of:

  • Different approaches and formats for written assessments

  • Planning, preparing and researching for assignments

  • Critical thinking , analysis and writing

  • Introductions, paragraphs and conclusions

  • How to cite and reference sources of information

Course overview

The course has four modules and a final assessment:


  1. Planning, preparation and researching skills

  2. What to write; the art of analysis

  3. How to write great introductions, paragraphs and conclusions

  4. APA referencing


Course features:

  • Interactive learning using animation

  • Formative learning

  • A certificate of completion.


Estimated duration

4-5 hours depending on previous experience over a 6 month duration.  You gain 5 CPD hours (Continuing Professional Development) upon successful completion of the course.


Target audience

This online interactive course is specifically designed for health professionals that are considering further study.

Course availability: 6 months