You’ll enhance your skills in holistic and systematic assessment, complex decision making, and the provision of high-quality evidence-based interventions for patients, clients and their families. You should be supported by your healthcare employer, and, by studying while you work, your learning will be strengthened by applying theory to your scope of practice.
This Advanced Clinical Practice programme at The Open University UK incorporates a Non-Medical Prescribing module which, upon successful completion, enables you to gain regulatory recognition as a non-medical prescriber within your scope of practice.
You’ll be employed as a health professional when you start the course and have approval from your designated employer to undertake the qualification.
Once qualified, you’ll have the knowledge and skills to work as an advanced clinical practitioner in a wide variety of clinical settings across primary and secondary care and other health and social care providers.
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Programme StructureKey features of the course
- Encompasses the four pillars that underpin advanced clinical practice - clinical practice, leadership and management, research, and education.
- Develops your core capabilities for Advanced Clinical Practice and area-specific clinical practice.
- Provides learning and development of your leadership skills at a clinical and strategic level to inform people management and service development.
- Learn to critically appraise, evaluate, implement and disseminate research to support professional practice in your clinical environment.
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- 30 months
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DisciplinesHuman Medicine Health Sciences View 452 other Masters in Health Sciences in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
You will need to:
- hold a degree in a health-related discipline. Applicants with evidence of equivalent professional development or academic proficiency will be considered. Applicants with non-European academic qualifications will need to supply evidence of equivalency through NARIC.
- be currently registered with one of the statutory regulators of health and care professions.
- be employed as a health care professional.
- provide evidence of your employer’s recommendation for your application for a programme of study leading to an Advanced Practice role, including a formal reference from the employer confirming the applicant demonstrates professional values and behaviours, respecting people’s diversity, beliefs, culture, needs, values and preferences, and shows respect and empathy acting as a role model for others. It should also confirm your ‘clinical readiness’ to undertake the programme.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.