Context of Advanced Practice HEA9055

Overview

This is a core module within the MSc in Advanced Practice. It is a 15 week module in which teaching and learning is supported by the blended use of BlackBoard and classroom based experiential teaching methods. The module is designed to provide a strong foundation to prepare practitioners to operate safely and purposely at an advanced and increasingly autonomous level within their area of practice.

Module Code: HEA9055
Level: 7
Credits: 20
Cost: £680 for Sept 2019 to July 2020

Who is this module for?

Experienced healthcare practitioners working, or aspiring to work, in 'advanced' clinical roles.

What are the key aims of the programme?

  • To equip practitioners understanding of the various professional, legal and ethical demands of working at an advanced level making autonomous clinical decisions;
  • To support practitioners to work creatively and innovatively, utilising critical thinking and reflective abilities to promote their own practice development, and improved patient care;
  • To support students ability to self direct their own learning.

What will I study?

  • Preparation for M level study;
  • Characteristics and definitions of an 'advanced practitioner';
  • Ethical and legal issues;
  • Professional accountabilities;
  • Governance;
  • Leadership and management of change;
  • Therapeutic communication;
  • Developing effective interventions with individuals, families and carers.

How will I be assessed?

The academic assessment for the module consists of two elements:

  • A 1000 word part one assignment on the drivers for advanced practice;
  • A 3,000 word part two assignment based on a peer reviewed assessment.

On successful completion you will:

Have a greater understanding of the systems and frameworks that can be used to support your development as an advanced practitioner, within the context of improving the quality of service provision.

Study Dates and Venues

September 2019 S1

Venue: Ormskirk Campus

Starts: Wed 11th Sep 2019

Session Times:
  • Session 1: Wed, 11th September 2019, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 2: : Wed, 18th September 2019, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 3: : Wed, 25th September 2019, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 4: Wed, 2nd October 2019, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 5: Wed, 9th October 2019, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 6: Wed, 16th October 2019, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 7: Wed, 23rd October 2019, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 8: Wed, 30th October 2019, , *Reading Week*
  • Session 9, Wed, 6th November 2019, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 10: Wed, 13th November 2019, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 11: Wed, 20th November 2019, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 12: Wed, 27th November 2019, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 13: Wed, 4th December 2019, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Assignment deadline: Wednesday, 18th December 2019, 4.00 pm.

Study dates and times are subject to change.

February 2020 S2

Venue: Postgraduate Centre, Aintree Campus

Starts: Wed 5th Feb 2020

Session Times:
  • Session 1: Wed, 5th February 2020, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 2: Wed, 12th February 2020, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 3: Wed, 19th February 2020, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 4: Wed, 26th February 2020, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 5: Wed, 4th March 2020, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 6: Wed, 11th March 2020, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 7: Wed, 18th March 2020, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 8: Wed, 25th March 2020, Reading Week
  • Session 9: Wed, 1st April 2020, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 10: Wed, 8th April 2020, Reading Week, assignment drafts to be submitted by 15th April
  • Session 11: Wed, 15th April 2020, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 12: Wed, 22nd April 2020, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 13: Wed, 29th April 2020, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Assignment deadline: Wed, 13th May 2020, 4.00 pm into Turnitin.

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 www.edgehill.ac.uk/health/cpd/apply.

If you have any other queries about studying with us, please see the FAQs www.edgehill.ac.uk/health/cpd/faqs.

For further module information, please contact Module Coordinator Dave Owens on 0151 529 6241 or email owensd@edgehill.ac.uk.

Pathways

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