Open University

Open University

Advancing Healthcare Practice (E46)

This qualification investigates the theory and practice of advancing healthcare, and how services can be improved through change agency, partnership working and the application of improvement science. You will gain the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to contribute to healthcare advancement, with a particular focus on the conception, design and conduct of research that has significance and benefit in practice settings. You will explore themes related to your own practice situation, and conduct a series of investigations in your workplace. You will also examine how enquiry, knowledge, evidence, strategy and skill can be combined to develop your own work as an agent of advancing healthcare, and how you can work with others to do the same.

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Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Distance learning October 2017 - 2 years

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Distance Learning

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