Pathophysiology, Investigations and Immediate Management in Advanced Practice
Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | ECT points 7.5
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- 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
The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course and module disclaimer for more information.
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.
This course is assessed through examination.
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.
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
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 new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter. For further information see:
Taking this course, you will have access to some of the world's best facilities.
We've invested more than £100 million in the development of our campus, new facilities and new resources.University Wide Facilities
The university has moved to home teaching and working following official COVID-19 guidance from the Scottish Government. Our staff will continue to process applications and respond to enquiries about your course during this time.
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