Logo
Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
Application Portal
Advanced practice:minor ailments management | HP7003X | Level 7 (Postgraduate) | Credits 15 | 2020/21
Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
Application Portal
Advanced practice:minor ailments management | HP7003X | Level 7 (Postgraduate) | Credits 15 | 2020/21
Availability
24/09/2020 | Available
24/09/2020, 01/10/2020, 08/10/2020, 15/10/2020, 22/10/2020
19/11/2020 | Available
19/11/2020, 26/11/2020, 03/12/2020, 10/12/2020, 17/12/2020
25/02/2021 | Available
25/02/2021, 04/03/2021, 11/03/2021, 18/03/2021, 25/03/2021
29/04/2021 | Available
29/04/2021, 06/05/2021, 13/05/2021, 20/05/2021, 27/05/2021
** Applications will ordinarily close 28 days before start date of a course.

Description

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.

PreRequisites

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).

Assessment

Essay and competence assessment document

Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of pathophysiology in the management of ailments.
  2. Critically consider the ethical and legal issues influencing decision making in the management of minor ailments.
  3. Critically examine constraints in risk management for discharge planning or referral to other agencies.
  4. Synthesise and evaluate existing theoretical discourses and practices to develop evidence based protocols.
  5. Critically explore multiprofessional working for effective management of minor injuries for hospital avoidance.

 

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).

Apply Now
Enquire Now
Course Leader
Name: Edwin Chamanga
Administrator
Price

Self Funding: £850.00

*Trust Commissioning and Trust Non-contract funding same price as above

Mode of Delivery
Online learning - NOTE: In the autumn term, due to Covid-19 social distancing requirements, face-to-face teaching will be limited to clinically focused modules incorporating practical skills teaching. This will remain the case throughout the 2020/21 academic year, until social distancing requirements can be sufficiently relaxed to allow a greater proportion of on-site teaching. At the time of writing, it is not known when this will be.
Apply Now
Enquire Now