Context of Advanced Practice HEA9055

Overview

Covid-19 - Course Impact Statement

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 2020 to July 2021

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.

How Will I Study?

This module is normally studied over 14 sessions, one half day session per week for 14 weeks. The module overall takes 15 weeks.

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

February 2021 S2

Venue: Postgraduate Centre, Aintree Campus

Starts: Wed 3rd Feb 2021

Session Times:
  • Session 1: Wednesday 3 February 2021, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 2: Wednesday 10 February 2021, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 3: Wednesday 17 February 2021, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 4: Wednesday 24 February 2021, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 5: Wednesday 3 March 2021, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 6: Wednesday 10 March 2021, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 7: Wednesday 17 March 2021, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 8: Wednesday 24 March 2021, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 9: Wednesday 31 March 2021, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 10: Wednesday 7 April 2021, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 11: Wednesday 14 April 2021, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Reading Week
  • Session 12: Wednesday 21 April 2021, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 13: Wednesday 28 April 2021, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Assignment deadline: Wednesday 12 May 2021, 4pm into Turnitin
  • Study dates and times are subject to change.

    September 2021 S1

    Venue: Postgraduate Centre, Aintree Campus

    Starts: Wed 22nd Sep 2021

    Session Times:
  • Session 1: Wednesday 22 September 2021, 9am-12pm
  • Session 2: Wednesday 29 September 2021, 9am-12pm
  • Session 3: Wednesday 6 October 2021, 9am-12pm
  • Session 4: Wednesday 13 October 2021, 9am-12pm
  • Session 5: Wednesday 20 October 2021, 9am-12pm
  • Session 6: Wednesday 27 October 2021, 9am-12pm
  • Session 7: Wednesday 4 November 2021, 9am-12pm
  • Session 8: Wednesday 10 November 2021, 9am-12pm
  • Session 9: Wednesday 17 November 2021, 9am-12pm
  • Session 10: Wednesday 24 November 2021, 9am-12pm
  • Session 11: Wednesday 1 December 2021, 9am-12pm
  • Session 12: Wednesday 8 December 2021, 9am-12pm
  • Assignment Submission Date: Wednesday 5 January 2022 by 4pm
  • Study dates and times are subject to change.

    February 2022 S2

    Venue: Postgraduate Centre, Aintree Campus

    Starts: Wed 2nd Feb 2022

    Session Times:
  • Session 1: Wednesday 2 February 2022, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 2: Wednesday 19 February 2022, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 3: Wednesday 16 February 2022, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 4: Wednesday 23 February 2022, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 5: Wednesday 2 March 2022, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 6: Wednesday 9 March 2022, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 7: Wednesday 16 March 2022, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 8: Wednesday 23 March 2022, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 9: Wednesday 30 March 2022, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 10: Wednesday 6 April 2022, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Reading Week
  • Session 11: Wednesday 13 April 2022, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 12: Wednesday 20 April 2022, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Session 13: Wednesday 2 April 2022, 9.30am – 12.30pm, Attendance
  • Assignment deadline: Wednesday 11 May 2022, 4pm into Turnitin
  • Study dates and times are subject to change.

    September 2022 S1

    Venue: Postgraduate Centre, Aintree Campus

    Starts: Wed 21st Sep 2022

    Session Times:
  • Session 1: Wednesday 21 September 2022
  • Session 2: Wednesday 28 September 2022
  • Session 3: Wednesday 5 October 2022
  • Session 4: Wednesday 12 October 2022
  • Session 5: Wednesday 19 October 2022
  • Session 6: Wednesday 26 October 2022
  • Session 7: Wednesday 2 November 2022
  • Session 8: Wednesday 9 November 2022
  • Session 9: Wednesday 16 November 2022
  • Session 10: Wednesday 30 November 2022
  • Session 11: Wednesday 7 December 2022
  • Session 12: Wednesday 14 December 2022
  • Assignment Submission Date: Friday7 January 2022 by 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.

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

    For further module information, please contact Module Coordinator Angela Whelan on 0151 529 8621 or email whelaa@edgehill.ac.uk.

    Pathways

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