Total Credits: 60
Level: Level 4
Target Students: UK registered health care professionals registered on the PGDip/MSc Advanced Clinical Practice and who have successfully completed the prerequisites.
|Full Year||Assessed by end of Designated Period|
|B74AS1||History taking, physical examination and clinical decision making I|
|B74AS2||History taking, physical examination and clinical decision making 2|
Summary of Content:
The module requires students to work on a project within their specialist area. This may be a modified systematic review, empirical research, clinical audit/service evaluation or critical review of the literature. Whichever option is chosen, the focus is an issue related to advancing practice and in the completed dissertation the student must demonstrate how knowledge gained could be used to advance practice.
Method and Frequency of Class:
Specific Activities are not listed
Further Activity Details:
This module involves 600 hours of learning, but has no taught content. Learning takes place independently with support of an academic supervisor. Students will receive a minimum of six one hour supervision sessions. The student formulates a question related to advancing practice and a plan to answer it through one of the four dissertation options is agreed with the supervisor.
Method of Assessment:
|Dissertation||100||Dissertation of 12,000-15,000 words|
Mr M Foss
The aim of this module is to enable students to demonstrate self-direction and originality in completing an extended piece of work relating to advancing practice through one of four dissertation options. The completed work should demonstrate academic competence and clinical relevance.
A Knowledge and understanding
B Intellectual Skills
C Professional/Practical Skills
D Transferable/Key Skills
Offering School: Health Sciences
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