Long Term Conditions and Long Term Care

City University London
Em Islington (Reino Unido)

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  • Islington (Reino Unido)
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Overview The MSc Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care (Long Term Conditions and Long Term Care) is aimed at nurses and health, social work and social care professionals who are working with people with long term conditions in their homes, care homes or in the acute sector.



Students are able to enhance their knowledge and develop their clinical, professional and research skills within an inter-disciplinary learning environment.



Study areas include research methods; advanced practice; safe and effective care; self-care management; physical, mental and social well-being needs of people with long-term conditions and technology based assistive devices in health and social care. Students explore creative ways to place the user at the centre of service delivery.



Students will learn how best to facilitate self-care management, through user and carer engagement and the use of technology-based assistive devices such as telehealth, telecare and telemedicine. Students will be taught how to innovate whilst ensuring safe and effective care by applying whole systems thinking to ensure proactive risk management.



The MSc is designed so it can be tailored to individual career development needs.Dean's ScholarshipsFor those starting in January and/or September 2015, there are up to 12 Dean's Scholarships available, based on academic and clinical excellence. Each scholarship is worth £2,500, and will be awarded to students across all the routes of this course. Find out if you qualify and how to apply.Who is the course for?The course is for nurses and health, social work and social care professionals who are working with people with long term conditions and are looking to develop and enhance their knowledge and skills in long term care.Why study Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care at City (Long-term Care)?Enhance your existing practice and theory giving you greater confidence to progress advanced practice,...

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O que se aprende nesse curso?

Social Work
Management
Risk
Career Development
Risk Management
IT
Health and Social Care
Carer
Care Management
systems
Technology
IT risk
IT Development
IT Management
Skills and Training

Programa

Course Content Length of course:

The normal period of registration for a Masters degree is one year's taught programme for full-time students (plus up to one year for dissertation) or two years' taught programme for part-time students (plus up to one year for dissertation).

Students will learn how best to facilitate self-care management, through user and carer engagement and the use of technology-based assistive devices such as telehealth, telecare and telemedicine. Students will be taught how to innovate whilst ensuring safe and effective care by applying whole systems thinking to ensure proactive risk management.

The MSc is designed so it can be tailored to individual career development needs.

Course Structure

Students will study six core modules, one elective module and complete a dissertation.

Alternatively students can take modules from this Masters degree as standalone CPPD (Continuing Personal and Professional Development) courses. In this case, course costs might vary. For further information please click on the CPPD links below each module.

Core Modules
  • Introduction to research methods and applied data analysis (30 credits)
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  • Critical issues in advanced practice (15 credits)
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  • Balancing risk and safety (15 credits)
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  • Facilitating self-management (15 credits)
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  • Promoting physical, mental and social well-being (15 credits)
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  • Engaging technology (15 credits)
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  • Dissertation (60 credits)
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Elective Modules
  • Evidence-based dementia care (15 credits)
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  • Making a difference: research and development in care for older people (15 credits)
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  • Dysphagia and disorders of eating and drinking (15 credits)
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  • Health promotion (15 credits)
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  • Health and society (15 credits)
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  • Leadership in health management (15 credits)
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  • Medicines management (15 credits)
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  • Psychology at work (15 credits)
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  • Psychology for health and social care (15 credits)
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  • Quality management and action evaluation (15 credits)
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  • Developing Complex Interventions (15 credits)
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  • Work-based projects (15 credits)
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The range of modules available ensures that students can tailor the MSc to their career and personal development needs. It is also possible to exit with a Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate. In consultation with the Programme Director, those students working with older people will be actively encouraged to select the 'Evidence based dementia care' or 'Making a difference: Research and Development in Care for Older People' module for their elective.

Discover more School of Health Sciences CPPD modules.

Read the full 2014 programme specification.

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Teaching and Assessment

A blended approach to learning and teaching is adopted including university-based taught modules; e-learning and work-based learning. Modules are run by experienced practitioners and leading researchers, using a variety of direct and interactive teaching methods. Students will learn in large and small multi-professional and multi-disciplinary groups and will be supported and encouraged to participate in independent learning.

Assessments are varied to meet the practice and academic challenges of a Masters level course,...