*This module is for Paramedic Practice students only*
This module is a core compulsory module for the MSc Healthcare Practice (Advanced Practice) pathway and is also an option module within the Advanced Clinical Practice Pathway. The module prepares health and social care professionals with advanced knowledge, skills and capabilities to expertly make clinical decisions through assessment, diagnosis and management of patients presenting with an undifferentiated illness.
It is suitable for healthcare professionals working in community/pre-hospital or acute care. The emphasis of the module is on integrating subjective knowledge from comprehensive history taking and objective data as generated following physical assessment and relevant investigations into the complex clinical reasoning process and on synthesis of evidential practice in the context of undifferentiated urgent care.
It will allow the professional to make a balanced clinical decision based on systematic patient assessment and an understanding of relevant patho-physiologies related to the diagnosis. The educational delivery and ethos of this module emphasises and builds on autonomous self-directed learning for advanced practice.
This course is also available as an undergraduate (level 6) award.
Programme entry requirements
Combined objective structured clinical examination/viva and reflective assignment
Course length: 10 Teaching Days