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Summary

This Level 7 module provides a theoretical basis for the delivery of evidence-based, continence care. The treatment modalities for both urinary and faecal incontinence are explored. The role of the ?Skills for Health? competencies to provide a mechanism to promote a standard of care delivery nationally is explored. The module will be offered on-line, with the assessment being 100% coursework.

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About this course

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About

This module partners two additional modules, Essential Principles in Urology and Continence and Essential Principles of Adult Continence Promotion to provide practitioners with in-depth knowledge of the effective treatment modalities required by people who live with continence disorders. The module is especially suited for appropriately registered healthcare professionals who are responsible for developing care services and supervising other healthcare workers in providing continence care.

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

Linked programmes

PgCert/PgDip/MSc Applied Health Studies, PgDip/MSc Health and Wellbeing

Assessment

100% Coursework

Attendance

Fully Online

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).
  • English language requirements for international applicants. Please contact module co-ordinator.

Start dates

  • 25 September 2017
  • 29 January 2018
How to apply

Apply

How to 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.

Start dates

  • 25 September 2017
  • 29 January 2018

Fees and funding

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Prices

Northern Ireland & EU:
£588.00

Fees information

Fees are correct at the time of publishing: www.ulster.ac.uk/finance/fees/2017-18/

Contact

CONTACT MODULE CO-ORDINATOR:

Mr Jerome Marley

E: jt.marley@ulster.ac.uk

T: +44 (0)28 9036 6520

CONTACT FACULTY OFFICE:

E: facljn@ulster.ac.uk

T: +44 (0)28 9036 6098