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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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BSc (Honours) Healthcare and Health Science

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.

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BSc (Honours) Nursing

If you want to become a nurse within the fields of , , , or , and are already working in a healthcare role, this unique practice-based qualification is for you.

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Certificate of Higher Education in Healthcare with Health Science

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.

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Certificate of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice

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.

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Frameworks for critical practice with children and young people

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.

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Transforming professional practice

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.

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Extending your contribution to healthcare practice

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.

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Enhancing your healthcare practice

This online, practice-based module is designed for healthcare support workers in a diverse range of healthcare settings. You will focus on the differing roles of members of the healthcare team and explore the importance of promoting health. You will go on to reflect on your healthcare knowledge and understanding, and develop skills and competencies, including those around: risk management, hygiene, nutrition and emergency care. Through supervised practice, reflection and by studying the module materials you will meet service user, patient and client need. Your knowledge, skills and competence will be assessed through written assignments, interactive computer-marked assessment and the completion of a practice portfolio.

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Understanding mental capacity

This free course, Understanding mental capacity, covers the principles and criteria underpinning the assessment of mental capacity and decision making in the UK.

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Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice

This qualification is designed to promote the development of healthcare career pathways, and to prepare healthcare assistants/healthcare support workers for the role of assistant/associate practitioner. It develops the knowledge and competences needed to deliver high quality, safe and compassionate care to service users from a diversity of backgrounds. You will explore the legal, ethical, political, policy and personal boundaries of your healthcare practice within multidisciplinary teams and develop competence to make appropriate referrals. You will also evaluate strategies for improving practice, contributing to the development of quality services and working with change.

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Diploma of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice

This qualification is designed to promote the development of healthcare career pathways, and to prepare healthcare assistants/healthcare support workers for the role of assistant/associate practitioner. It develops the knowledge and competences needed to deliver high quality, safe and compassionate care to service users from a diversity of backgrounds. You will explore the legal, ethical, political, policy and personal boundaries of your healthcare practice within multidisciplinary teams and develop competence to make appropriate referrals. You will also evaluate strategies for improving practice, contributing to the development of quality services and working with change.

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