Advanced Practice

Anglia Ruskin University
En Cambridge (Inglaterra)

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  • Master
  • Cambridge (Inglaterra)
  • Duración:
    1 Year

To enable students to develop their knowledge and extend and advance their practice to meet the increasingly complex demands within health, welfare and social care services.
Suitable for: Practitioners from the health, welfare and social care arena.

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Requisitos: You need to be practising health, welfare or social care practitioners and possess an appropriate professional qualification or equivalent. In addition, students should be educated to Honours degree level. Students without a first degree can apply via the non-graduate entry route, which is facilitated by a member of the University's academic staff. International applicants will be required to demonstrate the university standard of English language (IELTS) at Level 7 (including written English) prior to commencement on a course.


Dónde se enseña y en qué fechas

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01 octubre 2016
01 octubre 2016
01 octubre 2016
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendés en este curso?

IT Development
Skills and Training


Course overview

Broader responsibilities are being delegated to larger numbers of practitioners. Practitioners on this course can advance their knowledge, skills and professional practice to undertake these new and extended roles. The readiness to work across organisational boundaries, to innovate and take on more demanding responsibilities will be explored, and innovation, research and creativity will be fostered, so that staff can influence practice, service delivery and bring about change. Leadership and interprofessional multidisciplinary working will be developed in line with government initiatives.

Core modules

  • Research (30 credits)
  • Major Project (60 credits)

Optional modules

  • Advanced Communication (30 credits)
  • Advanced Non medical prescribing (30 credits)
  • Advanced Skills in Clinical Assessment (30 credits)
  • Collaborative Practice for Integrated Care (30 credits)
  • Facing Death: Patients, Families and Professionals (30 credits)
  • Leadership in Professional Practice (30 credits)
  • Law and Ethics in Health and Social Care
  • Pain and Symptom Management in Palliative Care


A range of assessments are used including essays, presentations, formulation of a research proposal, a research project, and a patchwork text. Assessment topics are generated from practice requiring critical and innovative thinking drawing on a range of conceptual frameworks designed to enhance student's skills to support the development of practice.
Formative assessment strategies such as seminar papers, group presentations, case reports are integrated as part of the teaching and learning and are used to provide ongoing feedback about student progress and develop a range of communication skills which will support professional development.

Summative Assessment is integrated closely with learning and students will be able to focus assignments to ensure relevance to their professional and personal development. The ability to problem solve in practice will underpin the basis of assessment of the students creativity in addressing a range of issues specific to their practice.

Dedication: full-time.

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Career opportunities: It is anticipated that this course will meet the domains and competencies for community matrons and case managers or RCN domains and competencies for advanced nurse practitioners.