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Assessment and Management of Minor Illness

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
1 semester
Location
Waterside
Start Date
February

Overview Updated 11/12/2019

This module is designed to equip registered allied health professionals from a variety of settings with the underlying principles required to facilitate integrated, autonomous assessment and management of minor illness.

Course

Highlights

  • Integrated and clinically focused module content which supports the development of advanced practice within the scope of minor illness.
  • Facilitated by practicing clinicians with additional guest lecturers from relevant specialities.
  • A part time module which can be undertaken as a stand-alone option or as part of a full MSc.

Additional

Information

Module Information

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

This is a 20 credit, level 7 module which utilises an active blended learning approach; with course material delivered across six taught days in addition to registrants participating in online activities.

Module content will include:

  • Review of anatomy and physiology pertinent to minor illness.
  • Consultation and history taking skills.
  • Examination of systems pertinent to minor illness: respiratory, abdominal, neurological, ENT, eyes and dermatology.
  • Informed diagnostic reasoning, critical decision making and record keeping.
  • Exploration and critical appraisal of evidenced bases management strategies.
  • Age related considerations.
  • Professional, legal and ethical responsibilities.

Registrants are required to undertake two methods of assessment; structured and timed case-based assessments in addition to a 3000-word portfolio. To successfully complete this module registrants must achieve the minimum pass threshold for both elements of assessment.

Contacts

Course Enquiries

Application status enquiries
admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Applying for 2020
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

Modules

  • Assessment and Management of Minor Illness (20 Credits)
    Module code: NURM089
    Core Module Y

Fees & Funding

2020/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Part time: £825 per 20 credit module

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 per 20 credit module

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Laptops, Trips and Internships.

We offer our students the following benefits included within tuition fees.

A HP laptop*
Funded travel and accommodation on compulsory trips
Paid internships via the Northampton Employment Promise
Free Microsoft Office and Windows 10
Free Sports clubs and societies
*Terms and conditions apply

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Updated 11/12/2019

  • This module is designed to equip registered allied health professionals from a variety of settings with the underlying principles required to facilitate integrated, autonomous assessment and management of minor illness.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Integrated and clinically focused module content which supports the development of advanced practice within the scope of minor illness.
    • Facilitated by practicing clinicians with additional guest lecturers from relevant specialities.
    • A part time module which can be undertaken as a stand-alone option or as part of a full MSc.
  • This is a 20 credit, level 7 module which utilises an active blended learning approach; with course material delivered across six taught days in addition to registrants participating in online activities.

    Module content will include:

    • Review of anatomy and physiology pertinent to minor illness.
    • Consultation and history taking skills.
    • Examination of systems pertinent to minor illness: respiratory, abdominal, neurological, ENT, eyes and dermatology.
    • Informed diagnostic reasoning, critical decision making and record keeping.
    • Exploration and critical appraisal of evidenced bases management strategies.
    • Age related considerations.
    • Professional, legal and ethical responsibilities.

    Registrants are required to undertake two methods of assessment; structured and timed case-based assessments in addition to a 3000-word portfolio. To successfully complete this module registrants must achieve the minimum pass threshold for both elements of assessment.

    Additional

    Information

    Module Information

    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).

  •  

     

    Contacts

    Course Enquiries

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Applying for 2020
    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

  • Modules

    • Assessment and Management of Minor Illness (20 Credits)
      Module code: NURM089
      Core Module Y
  • 2020/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Part time: £825 per 20 credit module

    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 per 20 credit module

*Course data provided by Unistats

Is this course
for you?

Apply Now

Laptops, Trips and Internships.

We offer our students the following benefits included within tuition fees.

Student study perks

The most comprehensive student support package in the UK.

Discover our perks