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MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice

This qualification will prepare you for an advanced clinical practice role by developing your knowledge and critical understanding of advanced clinical practice, leadership and management, research and education - the four pillars that underpin advanced practice - and developing skills that enable you to act with a high level of autonomy. You'll enhance your skills in holistic and systematic assessment, complex decision making, and the provision of high-quality evidence-based interventions for patients, clients and their families. You should be supported by your healthcare employer, and, by studying while you work, your learning will be strengthened by applying theory to your scope of practice.

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Postgraduate Certificate in Social and Psychological Inquiry

If you're working in a context which makes considerable use of social or psychological research or are fascinated by social research, this certificate will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to appraise research and communicate your assessment to academic and non-academic audiences. Drawing together topics from criminology and psychology, it supports future study and adds value to your career by providing professional development in research literacy, managing research and conceiving of new studies.

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Postgraduate Diploma in Enhanced Clinical Practice

This qualification prepares registered health professionals for enhanced clinical practice roles. You'll develop your knowledge and critical understanding of enhanced clinical practice, leadership, research and education, and the skills that enable you to act with a high level of autonomy. You will enhance your skills in holistic and systematic assessment, complex decision making, and provision of high-quality evidence-based interventions for patients, clients and their families.

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Learning and teaching: understanding your educational practice

This module is for those, who in some capacity are involved in educating learners in the 3?19 years age range. It offers significant interactivity as you engage with educational debates about how a rapidly changing, social and digital world is affecting learning, pedagogy and assessment in a variety of educational settings. It explores the key concepts from the perspective of learners (how is learning experienced), teachers (how are learning and teaching enacted) and contexts for education (how are learning and teaching organised). You'll also focus on how learning and teaching are researched with a unit dedicated to researching practice.

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Learning and teaching: educating the next generation

This module is for anyone interested in educating school-age students. We live in a rapidly changing and complex social and digital world ? how is this changing the way we think about the kind of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment needed to educate future generations? As you interact with other students on this module, and engage critically with a range of media and published research, you'll consider current views of education across the globe. From there, you'll start to form your own vision of how educators can effectively prepare students for their place in the future.

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Understanding literacy: social justice and inclusive practice

This module examines our understanding of inclusive practice by using literacy and assessment as examples of aspects of education which raise contemporary and historical concerns globally about social justice and equity. Using literacy difficulties and assessment practices as examples, it explores how learner agency is viewed and can be enabled. By examining predominant approaches to issues of social justice and learning from the perspective of the individual and the social, the module moves to consider a range of broader issues relating to social justice, such as setting, labelling and social difference.

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Evaluating psychology: research and practice

This module presents recent research from cognitive, social, counselling and forensic psychology, showing its relevance to real-world problems in three broad domains ? the home, workplace and society. The socially relevant topics showcase the research and methodological expertise of academics from the School of Psychology and elsewhere. The varied assessment tasks will equip you to evaluate psychological, theories and research studies, and communicate psychological knowledge to academic and non-academic audiences. In the second part of the module, you'll develop your own dissertation project on an area of psychology and research question that interests you. By the end of the module, you'll have gained the confidence to find and use advanced psychological knowledge in a range of contexts.

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Principles of social and psychological inquiry

If you work in a context which makes considerable use of social or psychological research or are fascinated by social research then this module, taught entirely online, equips you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to appraise research and communicate your assessment to academic and non-academic audiences. Combining topics from criminology and psychology, it adds value to your career by providing professional development in research literacy, managing research and conceiving of new studies. Upon completion of this module you will have the professional research appraisal skills needed to support your continuing postgraduate studies in psychology, forensic psychology or crime and justice.

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Becoming an autonomous practitioner: mental health

(KYN327) is a 60-credit practice module that sits alongside (KYN325) to form Stage 3 of the BSc (Honours) Nursing (R39). It builds on field-specific content from Stage 2 and allows you the opportunity to put into practice the knowledge you've acquired, and to develop this during Stage 3 for your development as a nearly qualified registrant with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). You'll study theoretical content related to nursing leadership and management of complex care. This includes safeguarding, medicines management, reflexive practice, and gaining a wider appreciation of the impact nurses and nursing leadership can have in healthcare. You will undertake this study alongside practice placement in clinical settings where you will be expected to complete your Practice Assessment Document.

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Non-medical independent and supplementary prescribing

This programme is designed to enable you to gain the knowledge and skills required for safe, appropriate and effective prescribing practice. It will empower you to enhance your role and effectively use your skills and competencies to improve patient care. You'll have the opportunity to consider contemporary research and its importance in the continued development and implementation of best practice. You'll become equipped as an Independent/Supplementary Prescriber ready to be responsible and accountable for the assessment of patients with diagnosed and undiagnosed conditions, together with the decision-making skills required in clinical management.

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Developing advanced clinical practice

This advanced clinical practice module provides a unique and flexible curriculum, aligned to key standards, and focuses on your advancement as a highly autonomous practitioner. Through linking theory with workplace learning ? split 50:50 ? you'll develop skills in advanced assessment/examination, diagnostics, complex decision-making, person-centred care interventions, critical appraisal, clinical leadership, and facilitation of learning. This will ensure critical understanding of the core knowledge, skills and attributes required to work as a high-functioning advanced practitioner. Throughout this module, you will develop new transferable skills to enable you to adapt and respond to changing healthcare demands and evolving needs.

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Understanding criminology

This module introduces you to the many ways criminologists seek to explain crime, victims of crime and the role of criminal justice. Through the use of engaging topics, each study week begins with examples of crimes or criminal justice problems that you may recognise from the news, other media outlets and popular culture. It will gently introduce you to different criminological concepts and theories and you'll actively engage and explore these through the use of virtual learning environment activities and written assessment. You'll become equipped with the skills needed to understand theories and concepts about crime, and will advance your understanding of everyday social issues that may influence crime and victims of crime.

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