Bangor University

Advanced Healthcare Practice MSc/PgDip

Bangor University
In Bangor

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Typology Master
Location Bangor (Wales)
Start September
  • Master
  • Bangor (Wales)
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Constant modernisation of global health services and continued emphasis on extending roles requires healthcare professionals to be flexible, competent practitioners. They must be able to cope with change and use complex decision making skills whilst employing a broad knowledge base for clinical practice. This course has been designed for international nurses or allied health professionals who wish to study at an advanced level and respond to these changes.

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Bangor (Gwynedd)
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LL57 2DG


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· What are the objectives of this course?

· Who is it intended for?

· Requirements

You should possess healthcare registration or equivalent in in your home country, (nursing or allied health professions); 3 years experience in clinical practice with a degree classification equivalent of a 2(ii) or higher. For entry to the extended Masters, please see here; for direct entry to this programme you should also have a minimum of IELTS 6.5 with no score less than 6.0. All non standard candidates are reviewed by the Course Director.

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What you'll learn on the course

Skills and Training
Consultation Skills
Physical Examination
Advanced Healthcare
International Nurses
Health professionals
Health professionals

Course programme

In semester one you will study the programme’s core modules: Physiology and Pathophysiology: developed to enhance the healthcare professional’s knowledge of the physiological and pathophysiological processes which, together with social and psychological phenomena, underlie health and disease. Consultation Skills: focuses on communication and using a medical model for taking a clinical history. The consultation is a private and intimate interaction between and this module aims to challenge practice and highlight issues such as effective engagement and barriers to therapeutic communication. Physical Examination and Diagnostics: designed to equip practitioners with skills including advanced access in general practice, community home visiting, minor illness surgeries, intermediate care and theory of undertaking minor surgery. In semester two there is an opportunity to study from a wide menu of optional modules which can tailored to your individual interests or role in addition to the core research methodology module. Optional modules include; renal nursing, epidemiology, introduction to health economics, leadership, quality, innovation and change, accountability in health and social care, ill adult management, diabetes, nutrition, promoting mental health, fundamental principles of risk management, holistic person centred counselling skills.##

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