Registration with the NMC/HCPC and proof of employment in an area clinical areas that deals with long term or chronic conditions.
IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) is required.
Months of entry
The increase incidence of chronic disease presents a considerable challenge to the NHS. This module addresses the issues of pertinent healthcare in the management of a range of chronic diseases and therefore will enable and foster a culture of caring for those patients requiring ongoing support.
This course is relevant to a mixture of healthcare professionals working in either primary, secondary or pre hospital environments and is delivered via a blended learning model of classroom and online learning.
The chronic disease course is a delivered via blended learning and only expects professionals to attend 1 day a week for 6 days, the rest will be completed on line. The main elements of the course are:
- consultation skills
- health assessments
- diagnostic tests
- health screening
- long term condition monitoring and management
- Chronic kidney Disease
- Leg Ulcer Management
- working with individuals who have a variety of health needs
Long Term Conditions is a 20 credit module that is core to the CertHE Chronic Disease. However, the student can then chose two optional modules which include:
- Diabetes module (20 credits L6) or
- Chronic Kidney Disease (20 credits L6) or
- Work Based Learning (20 credits L6) or
- Leg ulcers (20 credits L6) .
The student must have the support of their Manager and be permitted to practice under supervision in an appropriate area related to long term condition management.
The module will use a variety of assessments such as written examination, case studies, blogs, competencies and an applied assignment.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- School of Healthcare Sciences
- +44 (0)1248 388306