Current professional registration with NMC, HCPC, GPC or SSSC is required for entry to this module. Applicants are required to have a degree qualification.
English language requirements
If English is not your first language you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your English language skills:
- IELTS Academic or UKVI 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each sub-skill.
- Pearson Test of English (Academic) 60 overall with a minimum of 59 in each sub-skill.
- IBT TOEFL 78 overall with a minimum of 17 in listening, 18 in reading, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing.
See our information on English language requirements for more details on the language tests we accept and options to waive these requirements.
A flexible payment scheme is operated by the University for students who are self-funding.
Completion of the module provides opportunity to attain the following Learning Outcomes:
- Describe key national and international policies and priorities in relation to the care and management of people living with long term conditions and multi-morbidity.
- Identify and review relevant physical, psychological, behavioural, and socio-economic issues relating to individuals and families living with a long-term condition(s) and its treatment.
- Critically appraise relevant models of care and service delivery.
- Synthesise the evidence base relating to the self-management of people living with long term conditions in relation to a chosen practice and/or focus.
- Critically reflect on the role of healthcare professionals in supporting people with long term conditions, including responsibilities and collaborations.
Structure and content
The module is divided into four units:
- Unit 1: Introduction to long-term conditions.
- Unit 2: New Models of Care.
- Unit 3: Supporting People with Complex needs.
- Unit 4: Professional roles, responsibilities, skills and knowledge.
Delivery and assessment
The module will be taught online.
Dr Nicola Cunningham
All modules can be linked to specific professional capability/competency frameworks within your practice area. You are encouraged to view your participation within the MSc Advancing Practice programme as a means of supporting your professional development plans (PDP) and career progression.
This module may be completed as a single credit-based module. Alternatively, you can use it as credit towards the MSc in Advanced Practice.
Modules will be offered subject to demand and need to meet a minimum class size of eight students.
Completion of the Advancing Practice course provides an opportunity to develop transferable skills. This will optimise the ability of each student to impact the experience of individuals, families and service providers within a range of clinical, social and pastoral settings within the UK and internationally.
All modules are related to NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF), enabling you to clearly identify the core and specific dimensions within the KSF which can be achieved when you successfully complete your module/programme.