University of West London
Nursing and Healthcare (integrated)
This programme provides a solid academic underpinning to management and practices used in real work environments and situations; this practice-focused course is developed for qualified and registered nurses with diploma of higher education who wish study for a master�s degree; students study a foundation year equivalent to a final year of a BSc before progressing to study at Master�s level; the course is designed to develop students as a higher level of practitioner, who can proficiently use a sound knowledge base encompassing advanced nursing knowledge and theories, biosciences principles, contemporary evidence, enhanced consultation skills and diagnostic reasoning to conduct holistic assessments and care; students develop essential theoretical and practical skills and knowledge concerning effective management of the wellbeing and health of individuals and groups of people with nursing needs; students also develop the knowledge and skills to design and improve and or healthcare services; students are taught the latest concepts in research methodology and data analysis in nursing, and learn comprehensive clinically-focused or relevant professional skills; clinical simulation is used to emphasise the integration of scientific principles, empirical evidence and validated theoretical models in nursing practice.
Applicants must have DipHE, HND or equivalent in nursing; must be registered with an appropriate regulatory authority (e.g. Nursing and Midwifery Council) in their country of origin, and have evidence of the successful completion of at least 3 years' full time study leading to registration; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 or above, at a minimum of 7.0 for each of the 4 individual components, TOEFL internet-based test 100 or above, Pearson PTE Academic 58 or above, or an equivalent secure English language test.
Modules include: Applied physiology; research methods in health and social care; health promotion theory; clinical decision; dissertation; service design and improvement in healthcare; research methods; genes, diseases, health and illness. Optional modules include: strategies for the management of complex wounds; advanced approach to multi-professional care in diabetes; improving care delivery in patients with asthma and COPD; managing TB (care, prevention and control); global perspective in public health and health promotion; the prevention and management of infection transmission; promoting sexual health; evaluating the care and management of individuals with HIV; global perspective in public health and health promotion; advanced leadership and management competence; strategic service planning; substance misuse treatment and interventions; dual diagnosis (exploring interventions for people with mental health and substance misuse problems); communicable diseases (HIV, TB HCV, HBV), substance misuse and health behaviour (interventions and policies).
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|Brentford Site||Hounslow||TW8 9GA||South East|
University of West London