This module is designed for healthcare practitioners working towards advanced roles in primary care and community settings. It offers the opportunity for the practitioner to evaluate the key challenges underpinning NHS targets within the field of hospital avoidance and ambulatory care.
Programme entry requirements. Students should:
•be registered health professionals with a minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience in a healthcare setting.
•have identified a suitably qualified mentor and appropriate work setting for completion of the competence assessment document.
Practitioners would benefit from undertaking ‘Clinical Reasoning in Physical Assessment: Lifespan Perspectives’ (or the equivalent) before undertaking this module.
Advanced practice route
Applicants for this route will be required to meet all the following additional requirements: a minimum of two years full-time experience (or the equivalent in part-time hours) in health or social care employment be employed in a senior role demonstrate they are working in a practice setting which enables the achievement of the specialist compulsory module outcomes relating to the Advanced Practice competencies (Great Britain, Department of Health, 2010).
Essay and competence assessment document
Who is the module for:
- Students should be registered health practitioners with a minimum of two years post qualifying experience in a healthcare setting who have identified a suitably qualified mentor and appropriate work setting for completion of the portfolio.
- Practitioners would benefit from undertaking the postgraduate module Clinical reasoning in physical assessment: lifespan perspectives (or the equivalent) before undertaking this module.
Course length: 5 consecutive teaching days
Essay to be submitted 4 weeks from the end of the module
Competency Assessment Document (CAD) to be completed with 50 hours in clinical practice. Submission 10 weeks from the end of the module.
Total course length: 15 weeks
Please note that due to the time commitment, this module should not be taken at the same time as HP6031X, HP7004X (Minor Injury).