Bristol, University of the West of England
This flexible course aims to develop and enhance the skills of healthcare professionals working with patients with an acute illness or those experiencing an acute episode of an existing long term condition; it is designed for those wishing to enhance and develop their skills within a specific area of their practice; the aims of the Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) in career development and progression are embedded within the structure of the course, enhancing specific competencies of the practitioner in the workplace; students are encouraged and supported to increase their level of autonomy through critical reflection on and development of practice in line with current professional standards.
Honours degree or its equivalent in a relevant subject. Non-graduates with alternative qualifications and experiences will be considered on an individual basis and will be required to attend an interview and to complete pre-course work.
Compulsory module: Contemporary specialist practice. Optional modules with four different pathways (nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, or radiography).
The SHA (South West Strategic Health Authority, formerly known as WDC) may fund courses for employees of NHS Trusts and some independent organisations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 1,680 per Academic year (home fees)||36 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 1,680 per Academic year (home fees)||36 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 1,680 per Academic year (home fees)||36 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Glenside||Bristol||BS16 1DD||South West|
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