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Advanced Practice - Women's Healthcare MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert

King's College London

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Course Description

This pathway has a strong clinical focus, offering practitioners an opportunity to develop and enhance specialist clinical skills in sexual and reproductive health assessment, screening, contraception, sexually transmitted infection management communication and leadership, in order to provide a more comprehensive and easily accessible reproductive and sexual health service. Practitioners will also increase their knowledge and critical understanding of the socio-political context of women?s lives and health experiences appraise their role as advocates for women gain in-depth knowledge of research methods and evidence based health care, to support the formulation, implementation and evaluation of policies. Students undertake core modules in the social and political context of women?s health, specialist practice in reproductive and sexual health, evidence-based practice and healthcare research. In addition students select options from a range of areas including: Advanced assessment skills Prescribing (for eligible practitioners) Clinical specialities Professional development and organisational change Leadership Health policy and NHS reform Other options from our BSc programme may also be available. Students who have already studied clinically focused modules at undergraduate or postgraduate level at King?s may be able to incorporate that study into this programme, subject to certain limits, provided that the credits have not already contributed to an award. Modules studied elsewhere may be incorporated through accreditation of prior certificated learning (subject to a successful accreditation claim). Students progressing to the MSc, undertake a substantial research or service development project relevant to their own area of practice.

This pathway has a strong clinical focus, offering practitioners an opportunity to develop and enhance specialist clinical skills in sexual and reproductive health assessment, screening, contraception, sexually transmitted infection management communication and leadership, in order to provide a more comprehensive and easily accessible reproductive and sexual health service. Practitioners will...

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