Advancing Assessment and Reasoning Skills

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
2 semesters
Location
Waterside
Start Date
October

Overview Updated 04/06/2019

Using problem-based learning and simulation, students will be encouraged to explore the key factors that drive clinical reasoning and the decision-making process, challenging them to be innovative in their approach to care. You will develop the skills required to undertake a comprehensive health assessment of a service user, including knowledge and understanding of diagnostic procedures and the use of data analysis to support risk management and uncertainty.

Course

Highlights

  • Interactive and clinically focused module content.
  • Facilitated by practising clinician with additional guest lecturers from relevant specialities.
  • Option to explore applied case-based assessment and examination within the simulated environment utilising state of the art virtual reality equipment.

Additional

Information

Module Information

You will take a structured approach to holistic health assessment with the opportunity to develop skills to enhance their practice.

It can be taken as a stand-alone module or part of MSc Advancing Practice award; Post-graduate Diploma in Advancing Practice; post graduate Certificate in Advancing Practice or MSc Advancing Practice (Top Up).

Course Details

During the module you will develop the skills required to undertake a comprehensive and holistic health assessment of service users including history taking, general examination and psychosocial assessment. Relevant anatomy and pathophysiology will be applied to aid in the analysis and interpretation of the data gained from the assessment. Consideration will be give to differential diagnoses, service user risk assessment, diagnostic tools utilised in practice and the management of common conditions. Theories and methods underpinning clinical reasoning and decision-making in healthcare, advanced communication strategies, legal and ethical issues of advanced assessment and evidence based practice will be explored.

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Careers

This 40-credit level 7 module can be used towards a master’s qualification in Advancing Practice at the University of Northampton or can be undertaken as a stand-alone module

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

 

Course Content

Facilities &

Special Features

Use of Nursing clinical skills laboratory space and simulation facilities.

Fees & Funding

2019/2020 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Part time: £810

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Updated 04/06/2019

  • Using problem-based learning and simulation, students will be encouraged to explore the key factors that drive clinical reasoning and the decision-making process, challenging them to be innovative in their approach to care. You will develop the skills required to undertake a comprehensive health assessment of a service user, including knowledge and understanding of diagnostic procedures and the use of data analysis to support risk management and uncertainty.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Interactive and clinically focused module content.
    • Facilitated by practising clinician with additional guest lecturers from relevant specialities.
    • Option to explore applied case-based assessment and examination within the simulated environment utilising state of the art virtual reality equipment.
  • During the module you will develop the skills required to undertake a comprehensive and holistic health assessment of service users including history taking, general examination and psychosocial assessment. Relevant anatomy and pathophysiology will be applied to aid in the analysis and interpretation of the data gained from the assessment. Consideration will be give to differential diagnoses, service user risk assessment, diagnostic tools utilised in practice and the management of common conditions. Theories and methods underpinning clinical reasoning and decision-making in healthcare, advanced communication strategies, legal and ethical issues of advanced assessment and evidence based practice will be explored.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Module Information

    You will take a structured approach to holistic health assessment with the opportunity to develop skills to enhance their practice.

    It can be taken as a stand-alone module or part of MSc Advancing Practice award; Post-graduate Diploma in Advancing Practice; post graduate Certificate in Advancing Practice or MSc Advancing Practice (Top Up).

    • This 40-credit level 7 module can be used towards a master’s qualification in Advancing Practice at the University of Northampton or can be undertaken as a stand-alone module

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    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    Facilities &

    Special Features

    Use of Nursing clinical skills laboratory space and simulation facilities.

  • 2019/2020 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Part time: £810

*Course data provided by Unistats

Is this course
for you?

Apply Now

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour