Management of same day consultation, NU3620 Short Course

Management of same day consultation, NU3620 Short Course

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.

Entry and Admissions

AWARD TYPE: Short Course

LEVEL:Short Course / CPD

STUDY MODE: Part time


COURSE LENGTH: 6 days in the classroom over 6 weeks. (20 credits at level 6) Supported by E-Learn

SCHOOL: School of Community Health and Midwifery

PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College

CAMPUS: Preston

START DATE: October 2020 and January 2021

Entry Requirements:

Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content

Course Content

(20 credits at level 6)

This module aims to equip practitioners with the knowledge, skill and competencies to manage demand for same day consultations for common, minor ailments, within a primary care setting.

Opportunity to practice the new clinical skills is built in to the programme as clinical practice. Students will be expected to undertake additional study outside of the taught hours.

Components of the course include consultation processes, therapeutic communication. Physical examination skills of the Ear, Nose, Throat, Respiratory and Gastro-Intestinal systems are taught along with structured history taking.

The emphasis of the teaching and learning strategy will be student-centred and aimed at utilising and maximizing your own experiences to assist the learning process. Particularly the use of practical exercises in simulated settings, lectures, case study analysis, group activities and web based learning.

This module would benefit nurses who are/intend to undertake the management of minor illness or provide a triage service in their clinical setting.

Learning Environment & Assessment

Spotter Exam

Learning outcome & aims

Aim - The aim of the module is to provide the student with the requisite knowledge and skills to competently manage same day consultations, within agreed protocols.

Learning Outcomes

Explore a variety of common presenting symptoms and apply knowledge of patho- physiological processes of disease to enable the effective management of minor illnesses

Demonstrate competence in undertaking physical examination to formulate and manage a diagnosis within agreed protocols.

Demonstrate a critical awareness of risk management strategies within clinical decision making.

Fees & Funding

For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.

£765 per 20 credits (UK/EU)

For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.

How to Apply

Post-registration Recruitment
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel. 01772 893836 or 01772 893839

Module information: Gillian Armitage, Module Leader 01772 893695

About UCLan

Post-registration Recruitment

Faculty of Health & Wellbeing

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 89 3836 / 3839