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This module is designed to develop students' theoretical and clinical knowledge within the practice of contemporary neurological physiotherapy. Students will have the chance to evaluate the evidence base associated with current neurophysiotherapy practice and will examine its practical applications.
This module aims to provide students with an understanding of the physical and psychosocial needs of children and young people with mental health problems. Students will have the opportunity to explore the relationships between patients, carers and professionals.
Starts September 2019 and January 2020
This single, stand-alone (20 credit) module aims to prepare Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribers to prescribe from the Community Practitioner Formulary. The module comprises integrated theory and practice elements and adheres to the NMC Standards of Proficiency for Nurse and Midwife prescribers (2018).
The course is open to community specialist practitioners such as district nurses, school nurses and health visitors. On qualification, you will be able to prescribe from the ‘Nursing Formulary for Community Practitioners’ (NMC course code: V150).
This module aims to provide an enhanced understanding of the important role of the nurse within socio-cultural, economic and political contexts.
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.
Starts September 2019 and January 2020
This course is designed to meet the needs of Physiotherapists, Podiatrists and Therapeutic Radiographers wishing to convert from supplementary prescribers to independent prescribers.
This module is designed to introduce students to both quantitative and qualitative approaches to data analysis. Students will be encouraged to evaluate both types of data analysis in published research studies in order to develop judgements about the internal validity and reliability of the conclusions reached.
This module is designed to provide students with the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of the nature of expertise in therapy practice.
This module is designed to provide students with the opportunity to conduct a study in an area of specific interest to them. The aim of the dissertation is to give students the chance to undertake an independent research at an advanced level. Students will be expected to demonstrate a complete understanding of the research process.
This module aims to give registered nurses, midwives and operating department practitioners the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and skills to work within the field of anaesthetic care in collaboration with the anaesthetist.
This module is designed to meet the requirements of physiotherapists looking to become extended scope practitioners or for existing ESPs who wish to further develop their expertise within their advanced practice role.
This module is designed to provide health and social care practitioners with the opportunity to acquire valuable knowledge and skills to facilitate learning and enhance the learning environment. The module aims prepare registrants for their role as mentors and give them the competences needed for the effective fulfilment of this role.
This module is designed for students working in a variety of practice settings and aims to introduce them to the knowledge, principles, skills and techniques necessary for holistic health assessment.
This module aims to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the social and political determinants of health and how they can be affected through government policy. Throughout the module students will be able to become well acquainted with the roles of social and economic policies in framing health and lifestyle choices.
This module aims to introduce students to the theory and practice of injection therapy as well as to develop their ability to clinically reason and to integrate the use of injection therapy as part of their management of patients with neurological dysfunction.
This module is designed to develop students’ skills in managing people in a complex work environment of constant change and high levels of stress. Students will have the opportunity to examine relevant theory and models of practice associated with performance management.
The aim of this dissertation module is to enable you to develop your research abilities and to provide an opportunity for you to conduct detailed study of a specialist area of personal interest.
This module is designed to build upon each student’s individual experience within the field of neurorehabilitation. Students will have the opportunity to explore the developing evidence base within the field of neuroscience in order to gain an in-depth understanding of the implications of neural damage and the resulting changes in function and behaviour.
This clinically focused module aims to develop students’ knowledge and skills in the holistic management of patients with upper quadrant musculoskeletal disorders. The module emphasizes the development of expertise within the musculoskeletal field and as such adopts a clinical reasoning approach to patient management.