Bucks New University

      Professional Practice (Child) pt

      Bucks New University
      In High Wycombe

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      Important information

      Typology Bachelor's degree
      Location High wycombe
      Duration 2 Years
      Start February 2020
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      • Bachelor's degree
      • High wycombe
      • Duration:
        2 Years
      • Start:
        February 2020
        other dates

      This course offers a grounding that enables health care professionals to knowledgeably manage patients within their specialist field. As a successful graduate you will have a desirable qualification for career progression, including highly sought after jobs.

      Further opportunities for successful students include studying at master’s level towards an award in a relevant field of advanced practice, for example MSc Advanced Practice.

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      Where and when
      Starts Location
      High Wycombe
      High Wycombe Campus, Queen Alexandra Road, HP11 2JZ, Buckinghamshire, England
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      Starts Sep-2019
      High Wycombe
      High Wycombe Campus, Queen Alexandra Road, HP11 2JZ, Buckinghamshire, England
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      To take into account

      · Who is it intended for?

      This BSc (Hons) Professional Practice is a flexible programme designed to enable suitably qualified and experienced practitioners to 'top up' a Level 5 qualification to a degree, through a number of different pathways. This course can also be studied full-time over one year, or spread over up to six years.

      · Requirements

      A typical offer will include at least 120 credits at level 5, evidence of clinical experience and candidates will need to be working in a relevant area of health care practice. In addition to this applicants must be a registered nurse on the appropriate part of the NMC register for consideration.

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      What you'll learn on the course

      Rapid assessment
      Scoring systems
      Including SBAR
      Community liaison
      Human Factors

      Course programme

      The modules available on this course are as follows:

      Year 1 Modules
      • Recognition and Management of the Seriously Ill Child (0-18 years)
      • Research and Innovation in Practice (optional)
      • Dissertation (optional)
      • Select 60 credits from the BSc/BA Optional Module menu. (See programme specification)

      Course content includes:

      • Physical assessment skills
      • Rapid assessment skills (A - E)
      • Scoring systems (referral - escalation)
      • Stabilisation and transportation
      • Non-invasive ventilation
      • Communication including SBAR
      • Community liaison
      • Team working and human factors
      • Breaking bad news
      • Ethics
      • Applied physiology
      • Pharmacology
      • Health promotion / compliance
      • Data analysis
      • Pain assessment and management
      • Documentation
      • Leadership skills
      • Safeguarding

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