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Advanced Practice

A module for all health and social care professionals who are either working at or aspiring to advanced practice.  You'll acquire a range of cognitive, theoretical and practice-based skills which reflect the key roles of an advanced practitioner.


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Advanced Clinical Assessment and Examination

A module to support you to further develop the knowledge and skills required to practice at an advanced level, improving the care provision and care outcomes for those with this complex disease.


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Living with Long Term Conditions: Care and Management

This module provides you with the opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of the challenges facing those affected by long terms condition(s), helping them to cope with its impact and be more active participants in their own care. 


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Minimising Risk and Maximising Recovery in Mental Health

The concepts of risk and recovery are critical elements of modern mental health care.  This module explores the concepts of risk and recovery by critically analysing the evidence base which underpins practice in the area.


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Methodologies for Project Works in Practice

This module will enable you to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to demonstrate a measurable improvement within your area of practice.


Non-Medical Prescribing

Non-Medical Prescribing (Advancing Practice)

A part-time blended learning course which will qualify you to practice as a Non-Medical Prescriber and contribute towards your Masters in Advanced Practice qualification.


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Towards a Psychological Trauma Informed Future

A module to give you knowledge and understanding for treating clients who have experienced psychological trauma. The module includes models of care, service development and advancing your professional practice.


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Diagnosis and Decision Making in Primary Care

A module to facilitate the advanced nurse practitioner to develop the clinical knowledge and expertise in autonomous clinical decision making to facilitate such developments in their role.


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Contemporary Leadership in Early Years Practice

This module is suitable for health and social care practitioners working in early years children’s services who wish to gain further knowledge in supporting and safeguarding children’s wellbeing.


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Qualitative Research and Analysis

This module will give you understanding of research which uses qualitative methods.  It will help you develop practical critical skills to critique the use of numbers in reports, academic journals or even the media and is a pre-requisite for those who wish to complete their MSc Advanced Practice with a research proposal dissertation.

Advanced Practice for Healthcare Professionals

Our portfolio of Advanced Aractice Master's degree modules is empowering healthcare professionals to secure their position in the workforce.

Online modules and flexible learning hours ease the pressure of juggling work, studies and personal life.

Masters in Advanced Practice modules

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