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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.
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 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 aims to help Registered Nurses/ Midwives/ Operating Department Practitioners to gain fundamental knowledge and skills in order to be able to engage in anaesthetic care and management in collaboration with the anaesthetist. Students will be able to benefit from a supervised clinical practice.
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.
The aim of this module is to provide registered paramedics and other emergency care providers with the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge within the field of pre-hospital traumatic pathophysiology. It will also encourage students to evaluate the evidence-base underpinning contemporary approaches to assessment and emergency treatment.
This module is specifically designed to meet the needs of international nurses undertaking the BSc (Hons) Nursing coming mainly from outside the EU. It therefore recognises the particular needs regarding cultural, educational and professional acclimatisation. It will sensitively address students’ individual needs in relation to their previous professional and educational experience; build on and value these.
This module aims to give students the opportunity to conduct their own research project in a chosen area of professional health-care practice. Students will have the chance to gain some experience within the field of health and social care research by designing and executing their own project.
This module is designed for students to be able to examine the philosophical basis of research and evaluate the different research methods used in social work, health and social science.