Progressing and Influencing Practice

Key Facts

  • Level:

    Undergraduate

  • Duration:

    3 months part time

  • Starting:

    May 2020

  • Fees UK:

    Part Time 21/22: £830 per 20 credit module
    Part Time 22/23: £850 per 20 credit module

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Overview


The purpose of the module is to equip students with the knowledge and skills to develop and extend their practice by contextualizing values, principles, and frameworks of care to influence improvements in quality and safety. In the module we will explore the context of health care practice nationally and globally and consider how practice is influenced and progressed within this context including the impact of self and barriers to effective change.

For further information pertaining to this module please contact Fiona Barchard, module lead Fiona.barchard@northampton.ac.uk.

Updated 08/04/2022

Highlights


  • Increase knowledge and skills to develop and extend your practice
  • Participation in a challenging and stimulating environment
  • Develop skills required to initiate change in practice

Course Content


  • Content will include:

    • The context of current health care practice: Commissioning, ethical and legal issues, the ageing population, obesity, politics and policy, risk, governance, stakeholders, quality assurance, hierarchical and tribal working
    • Global context and how does it affect the NHS
    • Influencing practice in the context of the above
    • Decision making and judgement
    • Audit and evaluation

    Throughout the module there will be a commitment to the integration of evidence-based care, applied research, reflection and inter-disciplinary collaboration, as well as consideration of personal and professional experiences which you bring to the learning environment.

    Active blended learning is promoted throughout the modules utilising a combination of taught classroom-based sessions, group online activities and tutorial-based sessions.  All teaching and learning activities are designed to scaffold the students learning towards successful attainment of their end point assessment: a presentation and a reflective essay.

    Please note the modules shown here relate to the academic year 21/22. The modules relating to the academic year 22/23 will be available from June 2022.

  • 2022/23 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 22/23 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • Module costs: £850 per 20 credit module
    2021/22 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 21/22 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • Module costs: £830 per 20 credit module

    Please contact Karen Edwards for further information about fees for this module.

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