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Advancing Practice in Long Term Conditions


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

UZWSVQ-20-3

Level

3

Fees

22-23 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£746.00

Unassessed

22-23 Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Select course date below to see all attendance days and to apply.
If no course dates are shown below this could be due to high demand or no availability. If your course is being funded by your employer and they have bought places in advance you will need to contact them to be given the links to apply.


Applications

University

Assessment

You are required to independently conduct an advanced holistic assessment of a patient with a long term condition, within their practice setting. The learner will present this assessment with an evidenced based critical analysis commentary. This will take the form of a 3,000-word assignment which could be a case study, options appraisal or business case designed to improve care/services for people with a long term condition. This will enable you to demonstrate their achievement of the learning outcomes set out within the module outline i.e. judgement and care planning, collaborative working and policy drivers. You will be able to apply this to your area of practice, giving the flexibility to all types of learners.

Formative assessment

Throughout all the taught sessions, you will contribute to case studies for critical discussion. This enables you to prepare for the summative assessment.

Campus

Glenside and Gloucester

Careers/further study

The Level 3 module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

Content

In this module, you will examine some of the key areas that a long-term condition can affect a person's life. It will take a holistic approach to assessment and introduce you to different ways of managing an individual's care. This will include health and social care, and examine the importance of self-management. You will also look at key policy drivers to inform your practice and learning.

The syllabus covers:

Long term conditions

  • Effective communication styles
  • Defining a long term condition
  • Multiple co-morbidities

Ageing well

  • Respiratory disease
  • Cardio-vascular disease
  • Stroke
  • Dementia
  • Living with a learning disability
  • Living cancer and beyond
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Renal disease

Context of long term conditions

  • Shared decision making with service users, carers and families
  • Integrated care pathways
  • National and local policy drivers
  • Legal/ethical principles
  • Clinical governance
  • Evidence based practice

Public health

Course Director

Alice Nightingale

Entry Requirements

You must be a registered practitioner.

Introduction

Advancing Practice in Long Term Conditions, level 3 (UZWSVQ-20-3) or Masters level (UZWSVR-20-M) module will introduce you to the concept and definitions of a long-term conditions. Long term conditions are more prevalent in older people and in more deprived groups. Treatment and care for people with a long-term condition are complex and multi-faceted, many people live with more than one long term condition increasing, this is expected to rise. There is a rising demand for prevention and management of multi-morbidity rather than a single disease process.help you to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of concepts related to the anatomy, physiology and clinical reasoning that supports recognition of long term conditions.

On completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate the evidence of case management to formulate an action plan for the treatment of long-term conditions.
  • Work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals and illustrate leadership to ensure high quality, effective care and treatment for patients with long-term conditions.
  • Identify, discuss and evaluate policy and professional issues related to the complex management of long-term conditions.

Learning and Teaching

A variety of approaches will be used which may include expert speakers from practice, flipped classroom strategies, case study review, online interactive teaching, and lecture-style classroom teaching.

Study facilities

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

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.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 3 or Masters level module


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


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Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZWSVR-20-M

Level

M

Fees

22-23 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£746.00

Unassessed

22-23 Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Select course date below to see all attendance days and to apply.
If no course dates are shown below this could be due to high demand or no availability. If your course is being funded by your employer and they have bought places in advance you will need to contact them to be given the links to apply.


Applications

University

Assessment

You are required to independently conduct an advanced holistic assessment of a patient with a long term condition, within their practice setting. The learner will present this assessment with an evidenced based critical analysis commentary. This will take the form of a 3,000-word assignment which could be a case study, options appraisal or business case designed to improve care/services for people with a long term condition. This will enable you to demonstrate their achievement of the learning outcomes set out within the module outline i.e. judgement and care planning, collaborative working and policy drivers. You will be able to apply this to your area of practice, giving the flexibility to all types of learners.

Formative assessment

Throughout all the taught sessions, you will contribute to case studies for critical discussion. This enables you to prepare for the summative assessment.

Campus

Glenside and Gloucester

Careers/further study

The Level 3 module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

Content

In this module, you will examine some of the key areas that a long-term condition can affect a person's life. It will take a holistic approach to assessment and introduce you to different ways of managing an individual's care. This will include health and social care, and examine the importance of self-management. You will also look at key policy drivers to inform your practice and learning.

The syllabus covers:

Long term conditions

  • Effective communication styles
  • Defining a long term condition
  • Multiple co-morbidities

Ageing well

  • Respiratory disease
  • Cardio-vascular disease
  • Stroke
  • Dementia
  • Living with a learning disability
  • Living cancer and beyond
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Renal disease

Context of long term conditions

  • Shared decision making with service users, carers and families
  • Integrated care pathways
  • National and local policy drivers
  • Legal/ethical principles
  • Clinical governance
  • Evidence based practice

Public health

Course Director

Alice Nightingale

Entry Requirements

You must be a registered practitioner.

Introduction

Advancing Practice in Long Term Conditions, level 3 (UZWSVQ-20-3) or Masters level (UZWSVR-20-M) module will introduce you to the concept and definitions of a long-term conditions. Long term conditions are more prevalent in older people and in more deprived groups. Treatment and care for people with a long-term condition are complex and multi-faceted, many people live with more than one long term condition increasing, this is expected to rise. There is a rising demand for prevention and management of multi-morbidity rather than a single disease process.help you to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of concepts related to the anatomy, physiology and clinical reasoning that supports recognition of long term conditions.

On completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate the evidence of case management to formulate an action plan for the treatment of long-term conditions.
  • Work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals and illustrate leadership to ensure high quality, effective care and treatment for patients with long-term conditions.
  • Identify, discuss and evaluate policy and professional issues related to the complex management of long-term conditions.

Learning and Teaching

A variety of approaches will be used which may include expert speakers from practice, flipped classroom strategies, case study review, online interactive teaching, and lecture-style classroom teaching.

Study facilities

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

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.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 3 or Masters level module


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