Pathophysiology, Investigations and Immediate Management in Advanced Practice

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | ECT points 7.5

Pathophysiology, Investigations & Immediate Management in Advanced Practice
This course will enable you to critically analyse pathological processes to disease management and the impact of investigations to form an immediate management plan within the remit of advanced practice. This module is part of the MSc Advancing Nursing Practice programme but can also be undertaken as a stand-alone module.
This course has one study option
Mode of Attendance
Mode of Study
Start Date
Course Length
Mode of Attendance
  • Online Distance Learning
Mode of Study
  • Part Time
Start Date
November
Course Length
1 semester
  • Pathological processes and disease management, the efficacy of tests and investigations
  • The interpretation and significance of history taking and clinical examination
  • The justification of immediate management plans for clients
  • Decision making throughout the patient journey
 

This module is delivered online using CampusMoodle and incorporates web based workbooks with integrated PowerPoints and resources. In addition, this module will make use of online chat, a virtual clinic, Blackboard Collaborate and discussion forums. You will engage with directed and self-directed learning activities supported by the module team.

Assessment

This course is assessed through examination.

Academic Support

The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.

Disability & Dyslexia Centre 

Study Skills Support

The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:

  • Academic writing
  • Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
  • Maths and statistics
  • English language
  • Information technology support

Study Skills Support

 

This module is suitable for registered nurses, midwives, health and social care professionals working in a community and acute care setting.

Normally, you are expected to be able to demonstrate degree level study; however, if this is not the case, you are encouraged to make contact and discuss your circumstances.

 
For Academic Session 2018/2019

UK/EU Students: £650

International Students: £1,165

Additional Costs

The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees:

Other Fees and Charges

Disclaimer

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Taking this course, you will have access to some of the world's best facilities. 

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