University of Lincoln
Advanced Clinical Practice
This programme enables you to develop the advanced skill set required by senior managers and leaders to make challenging decisions, influence strategy and uphold high standards of patient care. It builds on your existing professional skills, knowledge and experience, with optional modules to tailor your learning to your current professional needs or those of your employer. Teaching combines theory with practice and if informed by the latest policies and developments in the healthcare landscape. Access to the University's state-of-the-art clinical simulation suites allows you to develop your professional skills to an advanced level. Students are required to secure the support of a clinical supervisor for the duration of this programme. Your clinical supervisor will be nominated by your employer and will supervise you throughout your studies.
Applicants should hold at least a lower second Class honours degree in a science subject and a miminum of 3 years' experience as a practising healthcare professional. Applicants hsould also be currently registered with a professional statutory regulatory body (such as the Nursing and Midwifery Council) and possess written employer support to undertake the programme.
Modules: advanced emergency care; advanced practice for long term conditions; advanced practice for palliative care; advanced practice in minor illness and minor injury; assessment; diagnosis and clinical judgement in practice; care of the bariatric patient; conflict resolution in health care; contemporary practice in acute mental health; contemporary practice in dementia care; contemporary practice in learning disability care; contemporary practice in working with adults and children; contemporary public health; evidence based therapeutics for advanced practice; introduction to contemporary advanced clinical practice; loss, grief and bereavement; older adult mental health; pathophysiology and diagnosis in physical health; people, personality and disorder in mental health care; prescribing effectively; prescribing in context; research and service evaluation for clinical practice; service transformation project; the consultation; therapeutic practice in advanced care.
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