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Management of Long Term Conditions PGCert

Management of Long Term Conditions PGCert

Different course options

Full time | Kedleston Road Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Paramedical Services / Supplementary Medicine Nursing

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is ideal for you if you are working in a professional role where you need case management skills, such as that of community matron, nurse practitioner or district nurse.

Course description

Studying towards a Postgraduate Certificate in Management of Long Term Conditions at the University of Derby will:

  • Develop your critical thought, analysis and appraisal skills, enabling you to make innovative use of an evidence-based practice in the management of long term conditions
  • Enhance your knowledge and understanding for improving practice within the context of interprofessional working
  • Support you in becoming an autonomous and self-directed leader, able to sustain and advance your specialist knowledge in the management of long term conditions.

This course will prepare you for case management of long term conditions. On successful completion, you should be capable of moving into a case management role.

This course is ideal for you if you are working in a professional role where you need case management skills, such as that of community matron, nurse practitioner or district nurse. You will gain knowledge in long term condition management and clinical decision making, including advanced assessment of the systems. There is the opportunity to study option modules that allow you to focus on an area of particular interest to you. You might choose to focus on a disease-specific condition, carry out a case study analysis, or write up a small project, audit, or service evaluation.

You will gain an award which reflects the current health agenda in relation to long term condition management, and enables you to demonstrate competency in assessment at advanced practitioner level. You'll be encouraged to lead and develop the service; to demonstrate innovative practice and challenge traditional working practices.

Modules

Negotiated Module (20 Credits)
Principles of Long Term Condition Management (20 Credits)
Strategic and Clinical Management of Long Term Conditions (20 Credits)
Clinical Decision Making (40 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

£800, £900 or £1,000 per 20 credits

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed

Entry requirements

Students will usually need a degree or equivalent qualification, and you must already be working in a healthcare environment.

University information

Located in the heart of England, the University of Derby is a modern institution offering applied, research-informed teaching in high-quality, technically advanced facilities. Whether you are progressing directly from undergraduate study, want to change your career, or pursue your passion for a subject you love, there are options to suit you. We cater for your personal circumstances, with full-time, part-time and online learning available in...more