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.
In England, the nursing associate role has been developed in response to workforce needs and acts as a bridge between healthcare support workers and registered nurses within healthcare teams. Our Foundation Degree in Nursing Associate Practice helps you to develop the knowledge and skills needed to deliver high quality, safe and compassionate care in preparation for this new role in healthcare.
This degree will provide you with some of the essential skills required for working in health and health science settings, providing you with the ability to apply evidence-based scientific methodology to health-related issues. The combination of healthcare and health science topics will equip you with a broad understanding of the range of debates about the provision of healthcare, as well as enabling you to evaluate the relationship between scientific and social understandings about the promotion of health.
This certificate is relevant to employment in healthcare and health science. You will explore the experience of receiving care and working in the care services, as well as investigating particular health conditions. Using science, maths, psychology and epidemiology, you will explore the causes and distribution of ill health and disability and their impact on individuals and populations. By the end of the course, you'll have developed a range of employability and study skills and an understanding of many important health issues.
This certificate of higher education enables healthcare support staff to develop the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to underpin effective practice. You'll develop a wide range of practical skills and competencies, while exploring essential biological, social, political, ethical and psychological concepts. You'll also build valuable numeracy, literacy, IT, communication and cognitive skills.
If you work with children or young people and want to progress both professionally and academically, then this module is for you. This masters-level module will help you to gain a deeper understanding of the ideas that influence current practice; analyse policy and organisational changes; and explore what it means to be a critical, reflective practitioner. The module is relevant to work in a wide range of services with children and young people, including childcare, education, healthcare, social work and youth work ? and covers the whole age range from early years to youth.
(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.
This module comprises a guided enquiry into advanced healthcare practice and leads to recommendations for improvement in your healthcare context. During this module you will undertake an investigation of both evidence and experience. Enquiry focuses on one of three possible improvements within practice skill, service to clients or system development. You will explore the most effective means to disseminate the best practice that you have discovered, through publication, presentation at conference, preparation of a consultation paper and the making of a case for change to others.
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.
This online, practice-based module is designed for healthcare assistants working across a range of healthcare settings. In this module, you will explore the opportunities and challenges you may face in promoting healthy lifestyles, in caring for people with acute and long-term conditions, and providing end-of-life care. Investigating a range of case studies will enable you to reflect on your practice and develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required to meet patient/service users' needs and enhance your practice. Throughout the module you will apply your learning to practice where your competence will be assessed.
Gain industry-relevant knowledge of nanoscale engineering, including: manufacture of nanoscale structures and devices; functionality of thin film coatings; energy harvesting and storage; biosensors; and nanotechnology use in medical diagnoses and treatments. You'll learn how surfaces and nanomaterials are characterised. And how the performance of nanoscale devices and processes is simulated. Nanotechnology is contributing solutions to previously inaccessible challenges ? in sectors including communications, energy, environment, healthcare, personalised medicine, and security.