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Advanced practice: minor ailments management | HP7003X | Level 7 (Postgraduate) | Credits 15 | 2021/22
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Advanced practice: minor ailments management | HP7003X | Level 7 (Postgraduate) | Credits 15 | 2021/22
Availability
27/10/2021 | Intake Closed
27/10/2021 (On Campus), 03/11/2021 (Online), 10/11/2021 (Online), 17/11/2021 (Online), 24/11/2021 (On Campus)
12/01/2022 | Available
12/01/2022 (On Campus), 19/01/2022 (Online), 26/01/2022 (Online), 02/02/2022 (Online), 09/02/2022 (On Campus)
02/03/2022 | Available
02/03/2022 (On Campus), 09/03/2022 (Online), 16/03/2022 (Online), 23/03/2022 (Online), 30/03/2022 (On Campus)
19/04/2022 | Available
19/04/2022 (On Campus), 26/04/2022 (Online), 03/05/2022 (Online), 10/05/2022 (Online), 17/05/2022 (On Campus)

Description

For more information regarding the Covid pandemic and how it might affect you please visit this page - https://www.healthcare.ac.uk/courses/covid-update/

 

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 75 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).

 

 

Course Notes

As a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic, your course may now have to be initially delivered partly online. Please use this link to see what the technology requirements are.

https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/offer-holders/technology-requirements

 

 

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Course Leader
Name: Suzie Martin
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Price

£935.00

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

Mode of Delivery
Blended Learning. On-Campus sessions subject to change. If government advice changes, we may need to update our plans. If we do so, we will update this information, and will keep current students and offer holders informed by email.
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