This module aims to contribute to the development of a knowledgeable, competent Advanced Nurse Practitioner capable of fulfilling the competencies and domains (NMC, 2006; RCN, 2012; AANPE, 2008 and DH, 2010) implicit in Advanced Practice.
Advanced Practice encompasses education, management and research and is designed to deliver quality care to individual patients and families. To achieve this Advanced Practitioners are required to draw on their extensive in-depth knowledge, clinical expertise, professional and clinical judgement. This module will provide Practitioners with opportunities to develop their knowledge of clinically relevant biological sciences, patient consultation, and physical assessment skills and advance their analytical, critical reasoning, diagnostic and patient management skills. Emphasis will be placed on holistic and humanistic care utilising effective collaborative approaches in patient management, referral and discharge.
Aims of this module are to enable you to:
JAN: Wednesday 22 and 29 January 2020
FEB: Wednesday 5, 12, 19 and 26 2020
MAR: Wednesday 4, 11, 18 and 25 March 2020
APR: Wednesday 1, 8 and 15 2020
OSCE Examination Date: 15 April 2020
MAY: Wednesday 6, 13, 20 and 27 May 2020
JUN: Wednesday 3, 10, 17 and 24 June 2020
JUL: Wednesday 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 July 2020
OSCE Examination Date: 29 July 2020
Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.
A) Must have a first degree at 2.2 and above *
B) Must have at least 2 years post registration experience
C) Should be at least Band 6 or above
D) Must be working in an area where advanced assessment skills are utilised or have intention of doing so or looking at undertaking the Non-medical prescribing module**
E) Must have mentor or supervisor working at Advanced level or Doctor
F) Must be committed to attend all lectures/seminars for the duration of the modules
*Where applicant has not got A above, they must show they are capable of studying at M level with a current academic programme at level 6 and above.
**Where applicant is currently undertaking locum work(Agency) they must fulfil E above
Duncan was appointed Lecturer at City, University of London in August 2014.
Duncan is currently undertaking a 4-year NIHR/HEE Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship (supervised by Prof. Leanne Aitken and Dr Martin Cartwright). Duncan's doctoral research focuses on the development of a complex behaviour change intervention, to improve responses to ...