Integrative Healthcare CPD Suite CPD Award

What is special about this course?

This exciting new CPD Suite has been designed to provide you with unique opportunities to study Integrative Healthcare modules that are most relevant to you and your career. With an extensive offering that caters for all levels, it particularly supports those who can only commit to part-time learning and contains fresh modules for continuing or returning learners.

This CPD Suite aims to help you:

  • Develop your critical understanding of the principal theories, terminology, concepts, and principles of certain disciplines within the broad range of integrative healthcare
  • Develop your ability to make intellectual judgements based on information from a wide range of sources
  • Integrate and apply knowledge and understanding of contrasting and contested perspectives within the field of study
  • Develop detailed knowledge and understanding of research in relation to the integration of health and complementary therapies and the field of CPD provision you're engaged in
  • Develop transferable skills relevant to the wide-ranging demands of professional life
  • Pursue your interests in specialist areas within your field of study
  • Develop skills in reflective practice and embrace lifelong learning

Special features

  • Our CPD package provision is recognised by the Federation of Professional Therapists and the Reflexology packages are recognised by the Association of Reflexologists (AoR). This will give you direct entry into their membership and insurance resource
  • Level 7 and 8 packages offer a blend of online and face-to-face delivery, in your own time and with scheduled sessions. Levels 9 and 10 are delivered fully online and in your own time.  
  • You may have the opportunity to study alongside our BSc (Hons) Integrative Healthcare students

SCQF level 7 CPD Awards

Module packages available at SCQF level 7 are:

  • Level 7 Integrative therapy: massage therapy practice  
    • Integrative healthcare: anatomy and physiology of the human body
    • Integrative healthcare: massage therapy 
  • Level 7 Integrative therapy: reflexology therapy practice  
    • Integrative healthcare: anatomy and physiology of the human body
    • Integrative healthcare: foot reflexology
  • Level 7 Integrative therapy: contemporary aromatherapy practice and health 
    • Integrative healthcare: contemporary aromatherapy 1 
    • Nature of health
  • Levels 7 and 8 integrative therapy: health and lifestyle focus 
    • Nature of health  
    • Health and lifestyle

 

SCQF level 8 CPD Awards

Module packages available at SCQF level 8 are:

  • Levels 7 and 8 Integrative therapy: health and lifestyle focus 
    • Nature of health  
    • Health and lifestyle
  • Level 8 Integrative therapy: extending practice 
    • Integrative healthcare: extending practice 1
    • Integrative healthcare: extending practice 2
  • Level 8 Integrative therapy: massage focus 
    • Integrative therapy: seated acupressure massage 
    • Integrative therapy: Indian head massage 
  • Level 8 Integrative therapy: nutrition and remedial massage  
    • Integrative therapy: remedial massage and injury management
    • Nutrition for performance and health 
  • Level 8 integrative therapy: clinical reflexology practice 
    • Integrative healthcare: clinical reflexology
    • Integrative healthcare: developing research
  • Level 8 Integrative therapy: contemporary aromatherapy practice 
    • Integrative healthcare: contemporary aromatherapy 2 
    • Integrative healthcare: developing research
  • Level 8 Integrative therapy: craniosacral therapy
    • Integrative therapy: craniosacral therapy
    • Integrative therapy: pathological processes of the human body

 

SCQF level 9 CPD Awards

Module packages available at SCQF level 9 are:

  • Level 9 Integrative therapy: energetic therapies 
    • Comparative therapeutic practices 
    • Concepts of nutrition within therapeutic interventions
  • Level 9 Integrative therapy: physiological/supportive 
    • The role of integrative healthcare in the management of injury and disease 
    • Therapeutic practices in a supportive setting
  • Level 9 Integrating complementary therapies in healthcare practice 
    • The role of integrative healthcare in the management of injury and disease  
    • Concepts on nutrition within therapeutic interventions 

SCQF level 10 CPD Awards

Module packages available at SCQF level 10 are:

  • Level 10 Integrative therapy: aromatherapy 
    • Integrative healthcare: remote and rural care  
    • Intensive use of aromatics in healthcare
  • Level 10 Integrative therapy: advancing clinical practice 
    • Advancing manual therapeutic modalities 
    • Evidence based clinical practice
  • Level 10 Integrative therapy: healthcare 
    • Evidence based clinical practice 
    • Integrative healthcare in supporting palliative care
  • Level 10 Extending healthcare practice with complementary therapies 
    • Integrative healthcare: remote and rural care 
    • Integrative healthcare in supporting palliative care
  • Level 10 Remote and rural integrative healthcare  
    • Integrative healthcare: remote and rural care

How will I study my course?

  • Part-time (structured)

How long will my course last?


  • Part-time: 1 year @ various hours per week

Number of hours per week indicates the total number of hours you should dedicate to the course, which includes time spent in lectures and your own time spent on individual study and research.


Where can I study my course?

  • Moray College UHI
  • To apply for any of these CPD packages, please use the apply link at the bottom of the page and indicate your choices on the application form

Start date

  • September

Fees

For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

Funding

External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact the relevant UHI partner college for more information.

Additional costs

You may need to purchase uniform for SCQF Level 7 and 8 courses, at an approximate cost of £50.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Once you have successfully completed this course, you might like to consider careers in: 

  • Complementary therapies
  • Integrative healthcare
  • Healthcare
  • Allied healthcare

Can I progress into further study?

You may wish to progress from your chosen CPD Award to the BSc (Hons) Integrative Healthcare.

Is there more information available online?

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