Edinburgh Napier University: Advanced Practice (clinical named speciality)
|Institution||Edinburgh Napier University|
|Department||School of Applied Sciences|
|Telephone||+44 (0)333 900 60 40|
This programme offers a contemporary pathway to develop your career in Advanced Clinical Practice.
As a practitioner in the public domain of health and social care services, you are expected to be innovative, provide leadership and make an advanced contribution in your professional clinical role. This course caters for a wide range of fields with pathways that include: •Neonates, Children and Young People
You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the theoretical knowledge and competence in practical skills associated with advanced clinical practice such as history taking, clinical examination, clinical management and prescribing (where appropriate).
In addition, you will critically appraise relevant health and social policy as well as address ethical and professional issues. We have strong regional and national links to clinical practice across a wide range of specialities inclusive of a large inter-disciplinary team of professionals who will support you in this journey.
Applications submitted after 31 July 2019 are not guaranteed to be considered for September 2019 entry.
Please note: the following programme is currently under review and may be subject to some change in the delivery.
Please visit our website for course details.
|Level||SCQF Level 11|
Please note the application deadline for this programme is 31 July 2018. To enrol on this programme you must: •Be a qualified health and/or social care practitioner (for Advanced Practice (Midwifery) you must have an appropriate midwifery/obstetric nurse qualification with supporting evidence) AND •Possess a bachelor degree OR •Be in possession of other qualifications or experience which demonstrates that you have appropriate knowledge and skills at SCQF level 10 e.g. Clinical Decision Making Module OR •Have successfully completed two taught modules equivalent to 40 credits at SCQF level 11 as a student of the University through our Affiliate student scheme. Also you must satisfy the above requirements AND: •Have employer approval to study for a clinical qualification in Advanced Practice, recognising that this programme requires the development of clinical assessment skills, case management and prescribing (where appropriate). •Have an experienced supervisor who has agreed to oversee the development of practice based competence and learning. This supervisor must have extensive knowledge and skills aligned to the field of speciality the practitioner will be working in. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry. Please ensure you ask your Clinical and/or Service Lead responsible for Advanced Clinical Practice to complete this form and submit it with your online application. Alternatively, you can send the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org
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