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This module is designed for anyone working within the field of healthcare with individuals who have long-term conditions. It can can provide students with the opportunity to gain skills in supporting service users to adapt to their condition and promote a life-style that will encourage independence and reduce the risk of further complications for clients.
The module can provide students with the opportunity to gain skills in supporting service users to adapt to their condition and promote a life-style that will encourage independence and reduce the risk of further complications for clients.
- This module is designed to enable healthcare practitioners to gain essential skills in supporting individuals with long term conditions.
- Students can expand their employment opportunities by acquiring valuable and up-to-date knowledge on the current methods of promoting independent lifestyle in people with long term conditions.
- Academic credit for a named award.
- Opportunity to network with fellow students from a range of disciplines and specialities.
- Access to experts.
- Opportunity to build to a full degree.
- Individuals will be able to challenge current practice and embed evidence based practice into their delivery of care.
- Individuals gain greater job satisfaction which leads to a deeper commitment to service delivery and patient care.
On successful completion of this module, you should be able to:
- Examine a variety of approaches that will assist the service user to be a partner in care.
- Note the role of the practitioner in the effective management of individuals who live with long term conditions.
- Understand the challenges and successes in working with individuals with long term conditions.
- Use approaches in care that promotes health behaviour.
How will this course be taught
This module will be delivered through directed and self-directed activities, including lectures and seminars.
Spring term: Thursdays 1pm - 4pm.
Induction will take place on the first day of each module (excluding Mentoring).
We welcome students with disabilities. We recognise that education is a right for all who can benefit from it and that students with disabilities have an equal right of access to higher education. Our staff also recognise that individuals with disabilities are the best source of expertise about themselves and their needs. All students with disabilities should be able to participate as far as is reasonably practical in the educational and social activities we make available. Such students should be encouraged to expect equal treatment as individuals and that they and their work will be considered solely on the basis of their quality.
For further information please contact the Disabilities Officer on 024 7688 8029 or email email@example.com.
Lectures – 22 hours
Seminars – 8 hours
Self-directed student activity – 170 hours
Total activity – 200 hours
- Registered healthcare practitioner (NMC/HPC)
- At least 2 years of specialist experience with patients with long term conditions
- Coursework 1: 3500 word Essay (100% of module mark)
How will this course enhance my career prospects?
- Successful completion of master’s degree modules can enable students/practitioners to proceed with their development as professionals within the field of their own clinical practice/speciality.
- Upon the successful completion of this module practitioners should possess the qualities and knowledge to support service users in the process of adaptation to their long term conditions, which can expand practitioners’ career prospects.