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.
AWARD TYPE: Short Course
LEVEL:Short Course / CPD
STUDY MODE: Part time
DELIVERY METHOD: Mixed Mode
COURSE LENGTH: 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: School of Community Health and Midwifery
PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College
START DATE: Next cohort: September 2020
Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content
(20 credits at level 6)
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).
4,000 words critically analysing the management of a patient with a long-term condition
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.
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)
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel. 01772 893836 or 01772 893839
Module information: Gillian Armitage, Senior Lecturer, 01772 893695 email@example.com
Course information: Lisa Broadley, Lecturer, 01772 895190, firstname.lastname@example.org