Taught course

Community Health Care

Institution
University of Kent · Centre for Professional Practice
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

Kent Community Health Trust will administer the initial application process in terms of the potential applicants suitability for the programme in terms of the following criteria: 1. Applicants must have relevant experience within the Health Care profession. 2. Applicants should be currently employed within the Health Care professions within a senior grade.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Apply theories, concepts and techniques of learning as they relate to the workplace, in addition to responding to gaps in clinical education and assurance related to competent practice which correlated directly to patient outcomes.

Students explore the nature of capability in a professional context including analysing problems and situations, the relative merits of alternative approaches and conceptualising and evaluating personal work in order to learn from experience.

Course structure
The Postgraduate Certificate in Community Health Care programme is designed to be studied on a part-time basis for one year, through blended learning, with face-to-face teaching.

Core Modules:
End of Life Care
Safe Adminstration of Injectable Medicines
Wound Care Medicine

The modules listed above are indicative of those offered on this programme. This list is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation.

Teaching and Assessment

Assessment may be undertaken through the use of:

  • Portfolios
  • Oral presentations
  • Case studies
  • Seminar contributions
  • Reflective learning logs
  • Written assignments

Information for international students

For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages at http://www.kent.ac.uk/ems/eng-lang-reqs/index.html

Fees and funding

Please visit our funding web pages for the most current information and application process.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Kent Community Health NHS Trust
Email
kcht.CommunityHealthStudies@nhs.net
Phone
+44 (0) 1223 667986