Graduate Certificate Care of People with Epilepsy

Edinburgh Napier University

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Important information

Typology Bachelor's degree
Methodology Distance Learning
Duration 3 Quarters
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Distance Learning
  • Duration:
    3 Quarters

Course introduction:
The course will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to promote best practice in the management and support of people with epilepsy and their family/carers.
It acknowledges the diversity of learning needs required by professionals working in health, social care and third sector settings and modules are delivered wholly online, giving you the flexibility to study at a time and place which suits you.

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· Requirements

To be admitted to this programme candidates should be in possession of a Scottish bachelor’s degree or equivalent. If you do not have a Scottish bachelor’s degree or equivalent you may be able to undertake these modules as part of the BSc Nursing Studies– Option Rich Programme. To check the equivalence of your qualification or experience email . Our entry requirements indicate the minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students.Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the...

What you'll learn on the course

IT Management
Skills and Training

Course programme

You’ll develop the knowledge and skills to adopt a person-centred enabling role and work in partnership with clients/carers and other professionals. One of the benefits of studying this course is the range of learning and teaching opportunities available. Person-centred evidence based care underpins the teaching and learning activities. Learning, teaching and assessment methods focus on providing you with engaging and contemporary materials which link theory to practice and encourage you to critically reflect on practice. Some modules (such as work-based learning) offer you flexibility in the aspects of epilepsy you study. This is a part-time distance learning course offered over three trimesters throughout the academic year. You’ll learn by a variety of teaching methods including guided reading, online lectures and online discussions. The final work-based module allows you to explore an area of your practice building on learning gained in previous modules. Subjects include You’ll complete three compulsory modules: Diagnosis and management of epilepsy Management of psychosocial issues in long term conditions Work-based learning Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study. You can view a list of all current modules in our module catalogue.

Additional information

On completion of the course, you’ll have the knowledge and skills linking to the competency framework for epilepsy specialist nurses.

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