Our websites use cookies (session, persistent, third party, advertising and performance) to improve your experience and for targeted advertising. To find out more and learn how to disable these cookies, please see our cookies policy

Professional Development
Tel: +44 (0)117 328 1158

You can view, apply for and review your professional development courses in health and applied sciences here.

Complexities of Caring for Older People


Courses

Please select the level of study you wish to apply for. Level M indicates that you wish to study at Masters level, and Levels 1-3 indicate that you wish to study at Degree (Undergraduate) level.

Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZTRWM-20-3

Level

3

Fees

20-21 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£746.00

Unassessed

20-21 Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : Submission date: To be confirmed by module leader. PLEASE NOTE THERE IS ONE SELF-DIRECTED STUDY DAY (NON-ATTENDANCE): Day 7: 24th February 2021. Information around preparation will be available on the module Blackboard page. Please ignore the venue information in our offer email. Due to the pandemic your course will be taught ONLINE and all dates will stay as contact days until the Course Lead advises otherwise.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 13 January 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday - 20 January 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday - 27 January 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday - 03 February 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday - 10 February 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday - 17 February 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Course Dates

Course Information : CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 25/03/21 PLEASE NOTE: once your application status is showing as registered, it will take up to 5 working days for your login details for MyUWE to be issued by email. Please only contact us if you have not received after this time Submission date: To be confirmed by module leader. PLEASE NOTE THERE IS ONE SELF-DIRECTED STUDY DAY (NON-ATTENDANCE): Day 7: 20th May 2021. Information around preparation will be available on the module Blackboard page. Please ignore the venue information in our offer email. Due to the pandemic your course will be taught ONLINE and all dates will stay as contact days until the Course Lead advises otherwise.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Thursday - 08 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Thursday - 15 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Thursday - 22 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Thursday - 29 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Thursday - 06 May 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Thursday - 13 May 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30

Applications

University

Assessment

For the level 3 and Masters level module, you will be required to complete a 3,000 word written assignment that will enable you to critically consider relevant literature, research and policy to identify a service improvement related to your field/context of practice in the care of older people. This assessment will enable you to achieve the learning outcomes of the module irrespective of your professional role

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

The Level 3 module can contribute towards:

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

For further information on these programmes, please view this short YouTube video.

 

Content

The module duration consists of seven days, one of which (day 7) is a non-attendance day for directed study (please see the course timetable). You will need to be enrolled on the module prior to day one to access the learning and directed study material on our virtual learning environment (Blackboard).

Over the duration of the module, the following topics will be explored:

  • Healthy ageing
  • Psychosocial theories of ageing
  • Biological perspective of ageing
  • Atypical presentation of illness
  • Multimorbidities and complex care
  • Prevention and management of falls
  • Frailty
  • Comprehensive geriatric assessment
  • Prescribing issues in older people
  • Ethical and legal issues
  • Dementia, delirium and depression meeting needs and managing distress
  • Interagency collaboration and integrated teams
  • Social care for older people with long term conditions
  • Health promotion and behavioural change
  • End of Life care in older people.

Introduction

On successful completion of this 20 credit module, you will achieve the following learning outcomes:

For the 20 credit level 3 module (UZTRWM-20)

  1. Analyse literature, research and policy related to the complex care of older adults
  2. Identify areas for service improvement and innovation within their practice and formulate recommendations regarding improvement in care and services
  3. Analyse the opportunities for and challenges to integrated practice in managing complex care needs in older people
  4. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of health promotion and disease prevention in older people and its application to their practice
  5. Critically appraise ethical and legal issues relating to their professional practice in the care of older people.

For the 20 credit Masters level module (UZTRWN-20-M)

  1. Demonstrate in-depth and advanced knowledge and analysis of the literature, research and policy related to the complex care of older adults
  2. Synthesise a wide range of evidence in order to initiate and lead service improvement, reaching judgements which extend beyond taught concepts
  3. Critically evaluate the opportunities for and challenges to integrated practice in managing complex care needs in older people
  4. Evidence comprehensive knowledge and understanding of health promotion and disease prevention in older people and evaluate their application to practice.
  5. Critically appraise ethical and legal issues relating to their professional practice in the care of older people.

Learning and Teaching

This 20 credit module utilises multiple learning methods.

Scheduled learning includes lectures and seminars.

Independent learning includes hours engaged with essential reading, case study preparation, assignment preparation.

TEL: The module will be supported by a Blackboard module site where a range of course materials will be available. Students will be expected to access reading materials through the Blackboard site, and engage with additional activities such as accessing video and weblinks.

Study facilities

You'll have access to a range of on-campus and online facilities to support your learning, including the University Library which is open 24 hours a day.

The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences has an excellent reputation for the quality of its teaching and the facilities it provides.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 3 (UZTRWM-20-3) or Masters level module (UZTRWN-20-M).


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


Enquire

To view all CPD courses offered by UWE Bristol, please select (click on) the box below

View courses

Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZTRWN-20-M

Level

M

Fees

20-21 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£746.00

Unassessed

20-21 Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : Submission date: To be confirmed by module leader. PLEASE NOTE THERE IS ONE SELF-DIRECTED STUDY DAY (NON-ATTENDANCE): Day 7: 24th February 2021. Information around preparation will be available on the module Blackboard page. Please ignore the venue information in our offer email. Due to the pandemic your course will be taught ONLINE and all dates will stay as contact days until the Course Lead advises otherwise.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 13 January 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday - 20 January 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday - 27 January 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday - 03 February 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday - 10 February 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday - 17 February 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Course Dates

Course Information : CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 25/03/21 PLEASE NOTE: once your application status is showing as registered, it will take up to 5 working days for your login details for MyUWE to be issued by email. Please only contact us if you have not received after this time Submission date: To be confirmed by module leader. PLEASE NOTE THERE IS ONE SELF-DIRECTED STUDY DAY (NON-ATTENDANCE): Day 7: 20th May 2021. Information around preparation will be available on the module Blackboard page. Please ignore the venue information in our offer email. Due to the pandemic your course will be taught ONLINE and all dates will stay as contact days until the Course Lead advises otherwise.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Thursday - 08 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Thursday - 15 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Thursday - 22 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Thursday - 29 April 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Thursday - 06 May 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30
Thursday - 13 May 2021GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:30

Applications

University

Assessment

For the level 3 and Masters level module, you will be required to complete a 3,000 word written assignment that will enable you to critically consider relevant literature, research and policy to identify a service improvement related to your field/context of practice in the care of older people. This assessment will enable you to achieve the learning outcomes of the module irrespective of your professional role

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

The Level 3 module can contribute towards:

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

For further information on these programmes, please view this short YouTube video.

 

Content

The module duration consists of seven days, one of which (day 7) is a non-attendance day for directed study (please see the course timetable). You will need to be enrolled on the module prior to day one to access the learning and directed study material on our virtual learning environment (Blackboard).

Over the duration of the module, the following topics will be explored:

  • Healthy ageing
  • Psychosocial theories of ageing
  • Biological perspective of ageing
  • Atypical presentation of illness
  • Multimorbidities and complex care
  • Prevention and management of falls
  • Frailty
  • Comprehensive geriatric assessment
  • Prescribing issues in older people
  • Ethical and legal issues
  • Dementia, delirium and depression meeting needs and managing distress
  • Interagency collaboration and integrated teams
  • Social care for older people with long term conditions
  • Health promotion and behavioural change
  • End of Life care in older people.

Introduction

On successful completion of this 20 credit module, you will achieve the following learning outcomes:

For the 20 credit level 3 module (UZTRWM-20)

  1. Analyse literature, research and policy related to the complex care of older adults
  2. Identify areas for service improvement and innovation within their practice and formulate recommendations regarding improvement in care and services
  3. Analyse the opportunities for and challenges to integrated practice in managing complex care needs in older people
  4. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of health promotion and disease prevention in older people and its application to their practice
  5. Critically appraise ethical and legal issues relating to their professional practice in the care of older people.

For the 20 credit Masters level module (UZTRWN-20-M)

  1. Demonstrate in-depth and advanced knowledge and analysis of the literature, research and policy related to the complex care of older adults
  2. Synthesise a wide range of evidence in order to initiate and lead service improvement, reaching judgements which extend beyond taught concepts
  3. Critically evaluate the opportunities for and challenges to integrated practice in managing complex care needs in older people
  4. Evidence comprehensive knowledge and understanding of health promotion and disease prevention in older people and evaluate their application to practice.
  5. Critically appraise ethical and legal issues relating to their professional practice in the care of older people.

Learning and Teaching

This 20 credit module utilises multiple learning methods.

Scheduled learning includes lectures and seminars.

Independent learning includes hours engaged with essential reading, case study preparation, assignment preparation.

TEL: The module will be supported by a Blackboard module site where a range of course materials will be available. Students will be expected to access reading materials through the Blackboard site, and engage with additional activities such as accessing video and weblinks.

Study facilities

You'll have access to a range of on-campus and online facilities to support your learning, including the University Library which is open 24 hours a day.

The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences has an excellent reputation for the quality of its teaching and the facilities it provides.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 3 (UZTRWM-20-3) or Masters level module (UZTRWN-20-M).


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


Enquire

To view all CPD courses offered by UWE Bristol, please select (click on) the box below

View courses