At UCLan, our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field. You have the opportunity to study individual modules in subject areas that interest you. You can select from a comprehensive and contemporary range of modules that fit your personal development and career plans; either on an individual basis or combined in a planned programme to eventually achieve a degree.
Short Course / CPD
No Partner College
April 2015 Semester 3.
Level 5 - Working within health, social care, education or community and voluntary organisations.
The module provides an introduction to the key areas related to developing skills and understanding of the management of eating disorders across the age range for practitioners at academic levels 5 &6. It provides practitioners from a variety of backgrounds with valuable knowledge and skills development for working effectively with children, adolescents, adults and families in the both the community and as an in-patent.
This course offers students working directly with children, adolescents and adults a good knowledge around a range of eating disorders and considers evidence based assessment, formulations and treatment models. The course provides students with up to date information and will build confidence and expertise in this area of work.
There are currently no similar accredited courses locally that offer this level of learning around the spectrum of eating disorders across the age range. The course will also offer an optional enteral feeding competency for practitioners who qualify.
Elearn and blended classroom learning.
Production of a poster.
The course leaders are all qualified higher education teachers who hold higher level degrees.
On successful completion of this module a student will be able to:
To continue to develop skills in practice for nursing and health, social care, community and education sector staff and professionals
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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
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE
£880 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)
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