Entry requirements for this course are normally:
- You must be a registered Health Care Practitioner, working in a Health and Social Care setting where patients with minor illness are present.
- You must be registered with a relevant statutory body such as the NMC or HCPC if you would like to undertake modules linked to UK professional body recognition.
- Have a good honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification appropriate to that of the proposed programme to be followed.
- Have access to a clinical educator and be able to negotiate access to a placement equivalent to 3 weeks or 105 hours for each module to support application of theory to practice and assess competence.
Months of entry
This course is aimed at healthcare professionals working in a setting where patients present with minor illness and/or minor injuries. It provides the knowledge and skills required to assess, diagnose and treat minor illness and injury whilst recognising limitations of practice and the need for referral as appropriate.
- Specific cross-cutting themes such history taking, clinical decision making and examination skills will be integrated throughout the course elements.
- You will have opportunity to study with colleagues from other disciplines and specialties and engage in simulation-based learning activities to develop team work and critical understanding.
- The course content is informed by evidence-based guidelines and research and aims to encourage clinical and professional development.
Fees and funding
Please check our website for fee information
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- +44 (0)1484 957504