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PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES The Advanced Practice programmes are specifically designed for practitioners in health and social care, allied health professions, pastoral care and the voluntary sector who engage with a broad range of individuals with differing health and social care needs. Each of the themed programmes aims to equip you with the ability to challenge theory, practice and effectiveness within the core elements of the programme as well as in your chosen specialist fields. We aim to develop your ability to critically examine theoretical frameworks which can be integrated within your advanced practice. Autonomous and multi-professional working allows students from differing professions to work innovatively and learn collaboratively, in keeping with the ethos of cross-sector partnerships in health and social service provision. STRUCTURE AND CONTENT The Advanced Practice programmes are designed to offer you a flexible format to advance your skills and knowledge in a specific area of practice and enable you to exit with the award of PG Certificate, PG Diploma or MSc. . Modules are provided over a 15 week semester in Autumn and Spring . Modules can be completed as part of the above awards or as stand alone CPD modules. Modules listed include: ? Gateway to Advanced Practice ? The Advanced Practitioner ? Work Based Learning ? Exploring Cancer Epidemiology, Science and Treatment ? Partnerships in Care for Managing Long Term Conditions ? Managing Violence Reduction ? Minimising Risk and Maximising Recovery in Mental Health ? Forensic Mental Disorder ? Shifting the Balance of Care ? The Complexities of Childbearing ? Advanced Midwifery Knowledge and Skills The thesis can be completed in a number of ways: Research study, Work based project or an affiliation with one of the established research groups within the department for a specific part of a research study DELIVERY AND ASSESSMENT Each module incorporates blended learning approaches which provide opportunity to attend optional campus-based learning (maximum three days per module) and self-directed, web-based learning framed by online activities. You are encouraged to embed your learning within your practice, thereby advancing your critical understanding and application by completing directed activities, reading, seminars, tutorials and accessing student support online. Each module, with the exception of the dissertation, is available as a Stand-Alone Continuing Development Module (CPD). CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Completion of the ?Advanced Practice? programme provides opportunity to develop transferable skills therein optimising the ability of each student to impact on the experience of individuals, families and service providers within a range of clinical, social and pastoral settings within the UK and internationally. As all modules are related to the KSF and have ability to be linked to any specific capability competency framework from your practice, this programme provides a means to support your progression with your PDP and career development

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES The Advanced Practice programmes are specifically designed for practitioners in health and social care, allied health professions, pastoral care and the voluntary sector who engage with a broad range of individuals with differing health and social care needs. Each of the themed programmes aims to equip you with the ability to challenge theory, practice and effectiveness...

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a second class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. Current professional rt you haItemalue

A minimum of a second class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. Current professional rt you haItemalue

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