Short Course / CPD
On Campus - 36hrs of direct classroom contact over 6 weeks. (20 credits at level 6) or Online – 12 chat rooms over 12 consecutive weeks
School of Community Health and Midwifery
No Partner College
Next cohort: September 2020
Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content
The content will be negotiated according to the student/cohort needs.
Examples of long-term conditions that can be incorporated into the delivery schedule and directed study component of the module will include:
Respiratory diseases (eg. cystic fibrosis, asthma, COPD); endocrine diseases (eg. diabetes, pituitary disorders, thyroid diseases, adrenal conditions); cardiac diseases (e.g. hypertension, stroke, coronary heart disease); neurological conditions (eg. multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, dementia, motor-neurone disease); renal conditions (eg. chronic kidney disease); malignant diseases (eg. cancers such as lung, breast, gastric/bowel, oral, gynaecological, skin, brain).
The aim of the module is to provide the student with the opportunity to examine and critically analyse the appropriate principles, concepts, research and contemporary evidence related to the management of long-term conditions. The student will demonstrate an ability to apply their knowledge to the effective management of long-term conditions in the context of global, national and local perspectives
Critically examine the impact of long-term conditions from a global, national and local perspective.
Critically review the strategies and theories to promote health in the management of a long-term condition, particularly addressing the psycho-social aspect of care.
Appraise strategies for working collaboratively with clients, carers and other professional groups and agencies related to the management of long-term conditions.
Apply pathophysiological principles to underpin the presentation of long-term conditions
Demonstrate the application of research and relevant guidelines to examine the management of long-term conditions.
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For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.
£880 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)
Module information: Gillian Armitage, Senior Lecturer, 01772 893695 firstname.lastname@example.org
Course information: Lisa Broadley, Lecturer, 01772 895190, email@example.com