Advanced Person Centred Care HEA4242


Covid-19 - Course Impact Statement

According to the professional framework for advanced clinical practice in England (HEE 2018), person-centred approached in health and social care is an integral component of clinical practice. Therefore, this module allows you to negotiate an area of study that is of particular interest within your specialty. The bespoke nature of this module will enable you to take responsibility for developing your own learning using flexible approach to study a specific topic whilst ensuring guidance and support is given.

Module Code: HEA4242
Level: 7
Credits: 20
Cost: 680 Price for Sept 2020 to Jul 2021

Who is this module for?

Students on MSc Advanced Clinical Practice.

What are the key aims of the programme?

To provide students with a flexible person centred case study approach that relates to their area of practice that reflects the 4 pillars of advanced practice.

How Will I Study?

This module is normally studied over 12 weeks. A brief introduction to the module and review of the assessment criteria is provided through a structured module launch, along with additional tutorial support for the student throughout their person-centred focused journey.

What will I study?

The module is student led, the expectation is that the student engages with tutorial support and guidance with the module lead to plan and construct their presentation assessment. Therefore, the subject is negotiated with the student and the academic module lead.

How will I be assessed?

Presentation assessment will be used to enable the student to demonstrate key capabilities within the four pillars. These particularly apply to both the leadership and educational pillars and include the ability to inform the practice of others.

20 minute power point presentation of a case study with 10 minute questioning.

On successful completion you will:

Outcomes - on successful completion you will:

  • Critically analyse a case study specific to your area of specialist practice, with reference to appropriate assessment tools which promote person-centered approaches in health and care.
  • Use expertise and decision-making skills to inform clinical reasoning when dealing with differentiated and undifferentiated individual presentations and complex situations, synthesising information from multiple sources to make appropriate evidence-based judgements.
  • Evidence the underpinning subject-specific knowledge relevant to the role, setting and scope.

Study Dates and Venues

September 2021

Venue: TBC

Starts: Wed 1st Sep 2021

Session Times:
Dates for this module will be confirmed soon.

Study dates and times are subject to change.

Further Information

Module availability varies from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Due to the popularity of some modules it may be that the module is fully booked when your application is received. We will include your details on a waiting list and allocate you a place on the next available intake.

For details of how to apply, please visit the apply page.

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For further module information, please contact the Module Coordinator Angela Whelan on 0151 529 8621 or email


This module is a core module on the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice.