2023/24 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue
PGCert Clinical Assessment
|Programme code:||PGC-CLINA-10||UCAS code:|
|Duration:||12 Months||Method of Attendance:||Part Time|
|Programme manager:||Ian Goulden||Contact address:||firstname.lastname@example.org|
Total credits: 60
Applicants will normally possess a good honours degree (2.1 and above) in health science from a recognised higher education institution or certified evidence of an ability to study at level 5 (Master’s).
Current registration with a United Kingdom healthcare professional governing body (e.g. NMC).
Applicants should have written endorsement from their employing organisation that they are supported to undertake the programme of study.
It will not be possible for students who had previously undertaken DONE 5004 Advanced Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning and DONE 5003 Advancing Nursing Practice in Direct Care to transfer these credits to this programme. They may however be exempt from some taught aspects of the course.
School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:
School of Healthcare
Examination board through which the programme will be considered:
School of Healthcare- School Board of Examiners
The Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Assessment will provide a programme that:
- is flexible in module access;
- offers a clear clinical focus;
- is open to healthcare practitioners involved in clinical assessment;
- foster interdisciplinary working;
- is patient-centred.
The aim of the programme is to enable practitioners to develop knowledge and skills in clinical assessment in order to practice in a way commensurate with their role and personal development. Additional to this is the intention to provide high quality teaching and learning in order to deliver exceptional student experience.
Year1 - View timetable
Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:
|HECS5235M||Clinical Examination||30 credits||1 Sep to 31 Jan (adv yr), Semester 2 (Jan to Jun), Semester 1 (Sep to Jan)|
|HECS5236M||Management of Patient's Clinical Conditions||15 credits||Semester 1 (Sep to Jan), Semester 2 (Jan to Jun), 1 Sep to 31 Jan (adv yr)|
Candidates will be required to study 15 credits from the following optional modules:
|ARCS5261M||Principles for Medical Imaging Interpretation||15 credits||1 Jan to 30 Jun|
|HECS5167M||Interpreting Biochemistry and Haematology for Healthcare Practice||15 credits||1 May to 30 Sep|
Last updated: 28/04/2023 14:34:29
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