This module will enable health care practitioners to develop a holistic approach to the assessment and treatment of patients with minor health problems that will equip healthcare practitioners to provide evidence-based care in first contact, urgent and primary care settings.
This module will enable students to:
The course is also offered as a postgraduate (level 7) award.
Applicants are expected to hold a recognised healthcare related qualification with current professional registration (where appropriate to the qualification) and normally a minimum of 6 months post-qualifying experience in order to consolidate training.
Applicants should hold a Dip.H.E., (or equivalent), obtained within the last five years, for entry to the degree programme;
Applicants for the graduate certificate are normally expected to hold an honours or ordinary degree, or equivalent. Equivalences of overseas qualifications are assessed using a specialist resource (NARIC) to which SGUL subscribes.
Healthcare practitioners who do not hold a Dip.H.E. (or equivalent) will normally be considered for standalone level 6 module enrolments if they can demonstrate one of the following:
Successful completion within the last five years of either certificated learning at level 6 or above, or completion of more then 60 credits at level 5, or a minimum of 30 credits at level 5 at or above a grade B (60%);
Successful completion of a level 6 entrance test.
Competency assessment document (CAD) and essay
Who is the module for: Healthcare practitioners with a minimum of 12 months experience in a relevant clinical setting before starting this module. Practitioners would benefit from undertaking Clinical reasoning in physical assessment: lifespan perspectives or the equivalent before undertaking this module.
Course length: 5 Teaching Days