Specialised Practice in Vascular Nursing Care

This theory-based module is aimed at registered nursing staff who have specialised in the field of vascular care and are working in acute settings. The indicative content will appeal to registered nurses who wish to gain further knowledge of the more complex conditions and treatments in relation to vascular patient care. The module will also afford the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the service provisions required in meeting the needs of patients with vascular conditions.

The Specialised Practice in Vascular Nursing Care Module is awarded by BPP University.

Programme details


Start Date

September, January and May

Length of programme

15 weeks

Modes of study



3,000 word critical evaluation

How to apply

To apply online, please visit: bppuniversity.ac.uk/apply online or contact admissions@bpp.com or internationaladmissions@bpp.com for more information


Key Information

  • An innovative and flexibly-delivered module
  • Gain further knowledge on more complex conditions and treatments
  • Greater understanding of the service provision required in this area
  • Developed in consultation with one of the largest NHS providers of vascular care services
  • Identify key patient care requirements for patients with vascular conditions

Programme Details

The educational aim of this module is to create an expert nurse practitioner in the field of contemporary specialised vascular nursing care.

How is it taught?

The Module will be completed online with lectures and learning materials accessed via the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

Tutorials will be provided to support you throughout term and will be provided via Skype, online or by telephone. You will be required to join three Discussion Board sessions on the VLE with your peers and the academic tutor will monitor this.

Diagnostic assessment using an appropriate Education Tool will take place at the start, mid point and end of the programme. These assessments will be articulated through critical reflective accounts and discussed with the academic.

Students will complete a range of academic assessments work linking theory and practice to enhance care practice, patient care and or service development and performance.


  • Specialised Practice in Vascular Nursing Care (20 Credits)

Entry Requirements

To be admitted to the programme candidates must be:

  • Registered Nurses with current registration to practice completed at Diploma Level and above
  • HCPC registered with current registration

You must have:

  • Evidence of current and valid Registration either HCPC or NMC

English language requirements

Provide evidence of instruction and assessment predominantly in English throughout education

Provide evidence of a recent IELTS or equivalent score of 7.0 overall, with a minimum of 7.0 for each component.


  • Online

Paying for your course

Fees for the Specialised Practice in Vascular Nursing Care module are £750.

Additional Fee Information

Resit fees for assessments £75
Resit fees to repeat a 15-credit module £400
Resit fees to repeat a 20-credit module £530
Resit fees to repeat a 30-credit module £800
Resit practical assessment fee £100
Resit clinical assessment fee £250