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Clinical Skills & Management of Long Term Conditions for Health Care professionals in primary care

August 17 2020

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Clinical Skills & Management of Long Term Conditions for Health Care professionals in primary care: A Course from Bucks New University

Course details
Study mode: Blended Learning Version delivered at High Wycombe Campus in October and February.
Credits: 30 credits per module total: 60 credits
Entry: 2020/2021

This part-time course is designed for Health care professionals new to General Practice . This is also part of the Health Education England General Practice Health Care Professional Preceptorship programme. It aims to empower Health Care professionals to learn the foundational knowledge and skills required in the Primary care setting.

Course overview
There are ten face-to-face/virtual teaching days combined with e-learning material. It will cover the NHS Cervical Screening Programme, men and womens’ health, CC national immunisations programme and travel care, ear care, wound management. It will also cover an introduction to key long-term conditions, monitoring and management
in areas such as: asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, dementia, cardiovascular disease and hypertension. You will also have the opportunity of learning in practice with mentor guidance.

Pre-requisites
You must be a qualified, registered Nurse Associate or Health care professional and hold current professional registration on Part 1 of the Professional Register. You will also need to have evidence of having studied at Level 5. You have to be working in a General Practice for a minimum of two days per week and have access to a mentor working in this setting to support you through the programme.

Course leaders
Sian Hayes
Email: sian.hayes@bucks.ac.uk
Annette Peedell
Email: annette.peedell@bucks.ac.uk

Administrator
Gianna Lynn
Email: gianna.lynn@bucks.ac.uk

How to apply
Please email the course leaders and they will advise you how to apply.