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Developing a Specialist Interest in Clinical Care AdvDip (CPD)

Developing a Specialist Interest in Clinical Care AdvDip (CPD)

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

15 weeks

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

Advanced Diploma

Subject areas

Clinical Services Administration Emergency Clinical Care General Medical Practice

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This advanced professional development course in Developing a Specialist Interest in Clinical Care gives you the opportunity to build a sought-after specialist knowledge and understanding in your chosen clinical specialism, through a varied and supportive programme of research and portfolio building.

Course Details

The way we see it, the best clinicians build specialist knowledge on a broad base of knowledge and understanding. So this module is designed to help you achieve exactly that.

One person alone can’t hold the sheer volume of expert knowledge relating to the range of clinical disciplines in healthcare - or keep a handle on its continuous evolution. In acknowledgment of this simple fact, and in recognition that most people will naturally focus on a specific topic or specialism, we’ve designed this module to support you in developing in-depth knowledge and skills for a specific area of practice.

This means you can pin down and specify your preferred specialism, and then undertake agreed research into the knowledge and skills that you’ll need to advance your expertise. Ultimately, to achieve this qualification, you’ll present a portfolio that shows how you’ve achieved your stated objectives.

Course Highlights:

  • As you study this course, we’ll encourage you to develop the skills, values and behaviours that are reflective in current health and social care practice. These include action planning, personal impact and confidence, self-awareness, social and ethical responsibility, respect, and commitment to quality.
  • Our dedicated academic team brings extensive health and social care experience to the course content. Along with their passion for service excellence in health and social care settings, they’re also currently engaged in highly relevant research, which means they can add valuable context and insight to your learning.
  • The course is part of a professional development framework, and you can use the credits you’ll gain by completing the course successfully towards the MSc Clinical Practice.
  • The course is designed to provide the flexibility to fit in with busy home and working lives.

Key Features:

  • The University of Bolton has been offering high-quality courses designed to meet the health and social care sector’s needs for over 30 years, so we have the knowledge and experience to anticipate and respond to changes in the health and social care sector.
  • Our teaching team are inter-professional which reflects the roles within the health and social care arena and enriches student experience.
  • Our courses and programmes respond directly to the requirements of the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF), which is at the heart of the career and pay progression aspect of Agenda for Change.
  • We review the course curriculum regularly to ensure we include and apply relevant health and social care theories and policies.
  • We review the course curriculum regularly to ensure we include and apply contemporary theories.

Modules

Developing a Specialist Interest in Clinical Care

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Tuition fees for part-time postgraduate courses are set per module and usually charged per module. Please contact the university for more accurate fees at the time of admission.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Tuition fees for part-time postgraduate courses are set per module and usually charged per module. Please contact the university for more accurate fees at the time of admission.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You must have an appropriate healthcare related qualification; for example, registered nurse, allied health professional, pharmacist or paramedic. You’ll be working as a senior/advanced level practitioner within your workplace and have the ability and influence to develop improvements in your practice area. You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.