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Care of Clients with Long Term Conditions | HCPD6044 | Level 6 | Credits 20 | 2022/23
Health & Social Sciences
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Care of Clients with Long Term Conditions | HCPD6044 | Level 6 | Credits 20 | 2022/23
Availability
28/09/2022 | Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust only | Closing date: 02/09/2022 | Intake Closed
28/09/2022, 05/10/2022, 12/10/2022, 19/10/2022, 16/11/2022, 30/11/2022
26/10/2022 | Closing date: 21/09/22 | Intake Closed
26/10/2022, 02/11/2022, 10/11/2022, 17/11/2022, 24/11/2022, 01/12/2022
02/03/2023 | Closing date: 19/01/23 | Available
02/03/2023, 09/03/2023, 16/03/2023, 22/03/2023, 29/03/2023, 04/04/2023

Description

This unit will equip you with the knowledge and skills to recognise, assess and manage clients with a range of long term conditions. It will enable you to evaluate the evidence base for practice and critically reflect on their encounters with clients.

The unit will comprise a combination of teaching and learning methods including key lectures, case studies and patient reviews from practice, group seminars, videos and structured reflection. On completion of the unit you should be able to;

  • Articulate your role in relation to the needs of clients presenting with long term conditions. 
  • Develop a knowledge and understanding of the pathophysiology of a range of long term conditions.
  • Recognise and respond to a range of long term of conditions including those affecting systems such as the cardiovascular, respiratory and musculo-skeletal systems and endocrine.
  • Critically appraise the evidence base and tools available to implement care for those with long term conditions.
  • Evaluate the current care provided and use the information to undertake a quality improvement initiative to develop and enhance the service provided by Practice Nurses.
  • Advance your practice through critical reflection of their personal encounters with clients. 

This course requires 100% attendance.

PreRequisites

Normally students may enter Level 6 (degree level) study if they have been awarded:

  • An Advanced Diploma, HND, Dip HE or Foundation Degree (awarded by a UK HEI or Edexcel or SQA)
  • An equivalent qualification (the learning outcome of which are demonstrably appropriate in terms of knowledge, understanding and skills) equivalent to 120 credits at Level 5.
If you do not meet this criteria you are still able to apply for this unit but we may ask you to complete a study skills handbook to familiarise yourself with academic writing at degree level. The study skills handbook will be sent to you when we have received your application form.
 
Applicants that already have a degree may wish to consider applying for this unit at Level 7 (Master’s level).
 
Fees and funding:
 
You will need to pay or indicate employer support of payment for unit or course fees to the university.
 
Applicants working within the NHS or other healthcare providers may be eligible for support with funding from their employer through the Learning Beyond Registration contract with the NHS South of England.
 
Applicants should contact their employing organisation for further details.
 
Pre-purchased places
The Faculty of Health & Social Sciences has contractual arrangements with NHS organisations for pre-paid places on specified modules. If you work within Dorset & Somerset or Hampshire & Isle of Wight you may be able to access the pre-paid places. These arrangements allow NHS Trusts to nominate the staff they wish to send on each unit or course.
 
The pre-arranged agreements allow individuals, such as yourself, a route to access appropriate professional development opportunities that are seen as strategically important to your organisation (in consultation with your Line Manager/Education Co-ordinator). All requests for pre-paid places must first be agreed by your organisation’s Education Lead prior to completing an application.
Assessment

Students will reflect on the care that they gave to one patient with a long term condition in their clinical practice. The reflective essay will be 3,000 words in total and include the stages of assessment, investigation, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation 

Venue
Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus
Learning Outcomes

Having completed this unit the student is expected to:

  1. Articulate their own role in relation to the needs of clients presenting with long term conditions
  2. Develop a knowledge and understanding of the pathophysiology of a range of long term conditions  
  3. Recognise and respond to a range of long term of conditions including those affecting systems such as the cardiovascular, respiratory and musculo-skeletal systems and endocrine. 
  4. Critically appraise the evidence base and tools available to implement care for those with long term conditions
  5. Evaluate the current care provided and use the information to undertake a quality improvement initiative to develop and enhance the service provided by Practice Nurses, thereby advancing their practice through critical reflection of their personal encounters with clients.
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Course Leader
Name: Scott McEwan
Administrator
Name: HSS-CPD Admissions
Price

£975.00

Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
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