Advanced Respiratory Care Practice (adult) HEA4262

Overview

This is a level 7 (Master’s) module that offers the opportunity to critically examine common respiratory conditions and their evidence based management, aligned to the person centred care approach in adults. Students will develop acritical understanding and critical awareness of current issues in clinical practice and the application of new insights within respiratory practice.

By providing this form of clinical education to masters level, staff are able to make more of a contribution to patient care in the arena of advanced clinical practice.

For information on the impact of Covid19 on our teaching, please see our Covid19 Teaching Update page.

Module Code: HEA4262
Level: 7
Credits: 20
Cost: £780 for Sept 2022 to July 2023

Who is this module for?

This module is applicable to all healthcare professionals working in an environment that involves caring for respiratory patients who fulfil the entry criteria.

What are the key aims of the programme?

The module aims to equip the 'generalist' healthcare professional practising at an advanced level with a vital insight into the specialist aspects of patient care and to offer an opportunity to students to critically examine common respiratory disorders within the context of their own clinical practice.

How Will I Study?

This module requires 7 full day attendance session. The module overall takes 15 weeks.

What will I study?

• Overview of common respiratory disorders.
• Epidemiology and aetiology of respiratory disease.
• Interpretation respiratory investigations.
• Therapeutic and non-therapeutic modalities.
• Guidelines for respiratory disease.
• Ethical and legal principles.
• Supportive palliative care and end of life respiratory care.
• Organisation, delivery and evaluation of respiratory services provision.

How will I be assessed?

4,000 word clinical case report.

On successful completion you will:

On completion you will be able to make a more informed contribution to patient care and service provision of chronic respiratory disease in the arena of advanced practice.

Study Dates and Venues

September 2022

Venue: TBC

Starts: Wed 7th Sep 2022

Session Times:
  • Wednesday 7 September 2022, 9am-4pm
  • Wednesday 21 September 2022, 9.30am-4pm
  • Wednesday 5 October 2022, 9.30am-4pm
  • Wednesday 19 October 2022, 9am-4pm
  • Wednesday 2 November 2022, 9am-4pm
  • Wednesday 16 November 2022, 9am-4pm
  • Thursday 7 December 2023, 9am-4pm
  • Study dates and times are subject to change.

    February 2023

    Venue: TBC

    Starts: Wed 1st Feb 2023

    Session Times:
  • Wednesday 1 February 2023, 9am-4pm
  • Wednesday 15 February, 9.30am-4pm
  • Wednesday 1 March 2023, 9.30am-4pm
  • Wednesday 15 March 2023, 9am-4pm
  • Wednesday 29 March 2023, 9am-4pm
  • Wednesday 5 April 2023, 9am-4pm
  • Wednesday 12 April 2023, 9am-4pm
  • 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.

    If you have any other queries about studying with us, please see the FAQ page.

    For further module information, please contact the Module Co-ordinator Jaclyn Proctor via email: [email protected].

    Pathways

    This module can be studied on a standalone basis. It is also an optional module on the following programmes:

  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice
  • MSc Leadership Development
  • MSc Professional Clinical Practice