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
  • Bachelor's degree
  • High wycombe
  • Duration:
    2 Years
  • Start:
    February 2020

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



High Wycombe (Buckinghamshire)
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High Wycombe Campus, Queen Alexandra Road, HP11 2JZ


Feb-2020Now taking bookings
High Wycombe (Buckinghamshire)
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High Wycombe Campus, Queen Alexandra Road, HP11 2JZ


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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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