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Advancing Practice in Tissue Viability MSc - PgD - PgC

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  • Objectives
    -Acquire and develop effective skills to innovate and advance practice using an evidence base. -Acquire and develop a systematic knowledge and understanding of, and critical awareness of concepts within health and social care. -Identify and work continually towards excellence as effective practitioners in specific discipline areas. -Systematically examine the appropriateness and effectiveness of clinical practice associated with the management of patients requiring tissue viability services. -Equip health care professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills to plan, implement and evaluate tissue viability needs based on -best available evidence and foster skills -required for inter-professional working.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements A first degree in a related subject or equivalent professional experience and employment in, or access to, a healthcare setting.
  • Academic Title
    Advancing Practice in Tissue Viability MSc / PgD / PgC
  • Course description
    This pathway provides an opportunity to study a wide range of wound and tissue repair related theory and also explores related subject matter, according to the interests and professional background of students. An important aspect of the pathways design is the incorporation of content drawn from bioscience, microbiology, dietetics, psycho-sociology, education, business studies and research. The breadth and complexity of issues surrounding the care and treatment of patients with wounds forms a specialist learning experience for professionals who work with this client group. The combination of these subjects within one programme of study provides students with a unique opportunity to inform their work by drawing on specific relevant knowledge from a variety of related disciplines. The diversity of student’s professional experience further enhances the learning experience of participants and provides excellent networking opportunities

    Work placement

    Not applicable Careers

    This programme will enhance your career development by developing your skills, knowledge and understanding in the care of, and support for, individuals with acute and chronic wounds and associated skin conditions. It will provide the opportunity to explore current practice and key lectures will be presented by national and international leaders in the field.

    Teaching methods

    You will acquire the knowledge and develop the skills and insights required to meet these challenges by learning from specialist teaching staff, interaction with fellow students and from the panel of external lecturers all of whom have professional experience of their specialist area. The programme comprises 3 compulsory, 3 specialist and 12 optional modules delivered at the University (also available as individual short courses).

    Programmes of study will be negotiated in advance.

    Credits in these modules may be accumulated for the award of a MSc or MSc Honours degree.

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