The course encourages an analytical and questioning approach to the care of people with rheumatoid disorders. It leads students to evaluate their current role and adopt evidence-based practice.
All candidates will have a nurse qualification, current registration with the UKCC and significant experience of the routine nursing management of patients with rheumatological disorders. Candidates will normally have either a degree (at least 2nd class honours) or an equivalent professional qualification and appropriate experience. Candidates will normally be required to: provide a portfolio of their previous experience along with their completed application form; attend an interview.
An introduction to clinical effectiveness in rheumatology nursing; physical assessment in rheumatology nursing; drug therapy in rheumatologic practice; psychological and social aspects of care in rheumatologic practice; clinical leadership; physical assessment or principles and practice of joint and soft tissue injection; research.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Block-release||£ 2,310 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Block-release||£ 2,310 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University Hospital North Staffordshire||Stoke on Trent||ST4 7PA||West Midlands|