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Overview

Summary

Study Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning at Ulster University in the United Kingdom.

This level 7 module provides an opportunity for students to develop and enhance the knowledge base and practice of health assessment, in order that appropriate interventions and management can occur. Students will begin to develop their assessment skills under the guidance of a mentor during this module. Assessment is 100% coursework.

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About this course

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About

This module is designed to advance knowledge and understanding in clinical assessment and decision making. Increasingly health care professionals are taking on more advanced roles in order to enhance service delivery and improve patient experience. A number of key skills have been identified as necessary to undertake this role which includes making professionally autonomous decisions, assessing needs using highly developed knowledge and skills and using decision making and problem solving skills. This module will focus on developing and advancing the students skills in these areas. Consolidation of the taught skill is expected to continue in the clinical environment throughout the duration of the programme.

This module is available as a standalone module / credit bearing module.

Linked programmes

PgDip/MSc Health and Wellbeing, PgCert Non Medical Prescribing

Assessment

100% Coursework

Attendance

Module runs over a 12 week period in total. All students are expected to attend all classes associated with the programme and be punctual and regular in attendance (where applicable). Attendance will be monitored at the University and Employers are informed of all absences.

Module may also be available at Magee Campus if numbers permit.

Entry requirements

  • Satisfy the University’s general entry requirements as set out in the prospectus or demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL). https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/entrance-requirements
  • Hold a degree in Nursing or equivalent or demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL).
  • Hold current registration with the NMC and have completed a period of experience as a registered nurse to have consolidated pre-registration outcomes.
  • English language requirements for international applicants. Please contact the module co-ordinator

Start dates

  • 25 September 2017
How to apply

Apply

SELF FUNDED PLACES
Interested self-funded candidates should make a direct application using the University's online application system which can be accessed via the University homepage or by using the following link: http://www.ulster.ac.uk/applyonline.

COMMISSIONED PLACES
Anyone who will be receiving a Commissioned place from the Department of Health (DoH) in Northern Ireland) via their HSC Trust should contact the Practice Education Team in their Health and Social Care Trust in order to obtain a Commissioned Application Form. The HSCT will manage your application. Please DO NOT apply directly via the University online application system.

How to apply

Start dates

  • 25 September 2017

Fees and funding

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Prices

Northern Ireland & EU:
£573.00

Fees information

Please note fees displayed are for 2016/17 Academic Entry. Fees are correct at the time of publishing. http://www.ulster.ac.uk/finance/fees/2016-17/

Contact

CONTACT MODULE CO-ORDINATOR:

Mrs Donna McConnell

E: d.mcconnell@ulster.ac.uk

T: +44 (0)28 9036 8581

CONTACT FACULTY OFFICE:

E: facljn@ulster.ac.uk

T: +44 (0)28 9036 6098