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: Campus
COURSE LENGTH: 12 weeks: 3 hours per week (classroom), 1 hour chat room per week (by e-learning) or equivalent. (20 credits at level 6) Supported by E-Learn
SCHOOL: School of Sport and Health Sciences
PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College
START DATE: September 2020
Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content.
COMPULSORY FOR DEGREE
(20 credits at level 6)
This module is available to students across various degree courses so embraces the concept of shared and interprofessional learning.
The module is designed to enable practitioners to gain further skills and understanding of the role of evidence based practice; how to search for relevant evidence, appraise relevant evidence, understand research designs, develop skills in critically reading research studies and consider the relevance of research and other evidence for health care practice.
The module does not equip students for carrying out research. It develops their ability to understand, appreciate, review and consider the results of research in the context of other evidence and research studies.
The module assignments enable students to demonstrate their literature search skills and understanding of research designs and methods, and to review evidence and research on a subject. This is achieved though a multiple choice exam and a written piece of work.
This module can be studied on-campus or by elearning.
On-line multiple choice exam - 45 minutes. Written essay, 2,000 words
On successful completion of this module a student will be able to:
The aim of this module is to build on students’ knowledge and understanding of research and the relevance of evidence in the development of practice.
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)