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AHP First Contact Practice in Primary Care

AHP First Contact Practice in Primary Care

This module will develop professional, clinical and leadership skills to enable Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) to design, implement and deliver advanced clinical practice within first contact roles. There will be a focus on the development of clinical, professional and leadership skills to support effective service redesign, delivery and evaluation to deliver safe, excellent and innovative quality patient care.

Entry and Admissions

Ancillary Award:

CPD

Level:

Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

None

Delivery Method:

Campus

Course Length:

1 Semester

School:

School of Health Sciences

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Campus:

Preston

Start Date:

Several cohorts will run during 2018-19 starting in spring 2018.

Entry Requirements:

This new innovative module is aimed at registered AHPs working in NHS settings who are already working in first contact roles or who plan to work in these roles.

Course Content

Course Outline:
This new innovative module is aimed at registered AHPs working in NHS settings who are already working in first contact roles or who plan to work in these roles. The Level 7 module can also be accessed by those planning to move into a first contact role.

The module will include a blended approach of face-to-face sessions, online learning and clinical practice education. Applicants must consider the identification of a suitable mentor (eg a GP in primary care) who will support their learning and assessment.

Highlights of the course
  • The course is fully funded by Health Education England.
  • Several cohorts will run during 2018-19 starting in spring 2018.

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Academic Expertise

We are committed to delivering academic learning of the highest quality, helping you to stretch your mind and fulfil your university ambitions.

Learning outcome & aims

We aim to create the perfect blend of knowledge, practical experience and relevance to equip UCLan graduates with the confidence and skills they need to get ahead in the world of work.

Industry links & professional accreditation

We have great links with employers including household names such as Sony, BAE Systems and Apple. We also have links with the smaller companies in the region and offer help and assistance to more than 1,000 of these – with many of our graduates staying in the region it is important we develop these relationships.

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.

Testimonials

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Progression Routes

From foundation courses through to world-leading research degrees, you can study a wide range of subject areas at UCLan. Whether you want to develop your knowledge in a subject you enjoy or gain further qualifications to enhance your career, at UCLan there are numerous progression routes for you to follow.

Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Email: SFFTeam@uclan.ac.uk
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE

The course fully funded by Health Education North West.

For 2017/18 fees please refer to our fees page.

How to Apply

For further information please contact healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk Or call 01772 893836/39

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
Preston,
PR1 2HE
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk