Common Health Conditions Certificate Level 2 QCF

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Description

  • Typology

    NVQ

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Methodology

    Distance Learning

  • Class hours

    100h

  • Duration

    12 Months

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

The aims of this programme are to enable learner to understand the importance of monitoring the health of individuals which are affected by these specific health conditions. It also improves the learner’s knowledge and understanding of a range of health conditions of which their patients or clients may be experiencing.

The learner will gain an understanding of monitoring individuals in their care, what observations should be carried out on these individuals and gain an understanding of how to record and report the findings of those observations. The Common Health Conditions qualification is ideal if you are an experienced health care worker or new to the industry, caring for clients or patients in a work environment.

Qualification Number: 601/2641/3
Total Credits: 15

Facilities

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To take into account

Key Topics The Common Health Conditions Certificate Level 2 QCF course is divided into six units : Unit 1 - Understand how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions (2 credits) Unit 2 - Arthritis awareness (3 credits) Unit 3 - Dementia awareness (2 credits) Unit 4 - Stroke awareness (3 credits) Unit 5 - Introductory awareness of sensory loss (2 credits) Unit 6 - Parkinson’s disease awareness (3 credits)

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Common Health Conditions and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course.

Qualification Title: Ascentis Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions (QCF) Qualification Number: 601/2641/3 Total Credits: 15

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Chris Walton

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31/03/2015
What I would highlight: I enjoyed the course very much and found the materials clear and easy to follow. The tutor was helpful and returned my assignments with comments very quickly which helped me to get assignments prepared efficiently.
What could be improved: Nothing
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Subjects

  • Monitoring
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • healthcare
  • Health Management
  • Common Health Condition
  • Common Induction Standards
  • Arthritis
  • Mental Health
  • Mental Illness
  • Mental health nursing
  • Mental Health Treatment

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Course programme

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Common Health Conditions Certificate Level 2 QCF course is divided into six units :

Unit 1 - Understand how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions
Learning outcomes:

  • Explain the importance of monitoring the health of individuals affected by a health condition
  • Describe ways in which the health of individuals can be monitored

Unit 2 - Arthritis awareness
Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the definition of the term arthritis Outline the most common types of arthritis
  • Explain how the most common types of arthritis can affect joints
  • Describe the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Outline the possible causes of arthritis
  • Outline the risks of arthritis

Unit 3 - Dementia awareness
Learning outcomes:

  • Understand what is meant by the term ‘dementia’
  • Learn about the key functions of the brain which are affected by dementia
  • Understand why depression, delirium and age-related memory impairment may be mistaken for dementia

Unit 4 - Stroke awareness
Learning outcomes:

  • Identify the changes in the brain that are associated with a stroke
  • Outline the other conditions that may be mistaken for a stroke
  • Define the differences between stroke and a Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)

Unit 5 - Introductory awareness of sensory loss
Learning outcomes:

  • Describe how a range of factors have a negative and positive impact on individuals with sensory loss
  • Identify steps that can be taken to overcome factors that have a negative impact on individuals with sensory loss
  • Explain how individuals with sensory loss can be disabled by attitudes and beliefs
  • Identify steps that could be taken to overcome disabling attitudes and beliefs

Unit 6 - Parkinson’s disease awareness
Learning outcomes:

  • Define the term Parkinson’s disease
  • Describe the main signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
  • Outline the possible underlying causes of Parkinson’s disease
  • Outline the possible risk factors of Parkinson’s disease
  • Explain the differences between young onset Parkinson’s disease and traditional onset Parkinson’s disease
  • Explain the similarities between young onset Parkinson’s disease and traditional onset Parkinson’s disease
  • Identify other conditions which may be mistaken for Parkinson’s

Course Assessments

This course is marked through a process of continuous assessment guided by your tutor following standard guidelines. This means that your qualification will be awarded according to your performance on assessments rather than by taking an exam.

Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a certificate of achievement will be awarded by Ascentis, as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the programme

COURSE FEES

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore any registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Level 2 QCF Common Health Conditions home study course is £337.5, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £270 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of £67.5 and then 4 equal payments of £67.5 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.

Additional information

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Common Health Conditions Certificate Level 2 QCF

£ 360 VAT inc.