Comments about Postgraduate Certificate Specialist Practice - At the institution - Bristol City - Bristol
across health and social care, underpins the NHS and Social Care Modernisation Agenda. National initiatives and strategies present new and exciting opportunities for role development that best meets the demand of service, benefiting service users and staff. As such, many more workers are beginning to evolve roles outside of their normal boundaries of practice.
This multi-professional programme is likely to be of interest to those working within the NHS, local government, private and voluntary sector, whose work involves improving the health and social care of the population. The programme is designed to optimise the demands of service and users by enhancing specific competences of practitioners in the workplace. Individuals will be encouraged and supported to identify a clear pathway for development and enhancement of skills within a specific area of practice.
Postgraduate Certificate Specialist Practice
There are no core modules. This provides true flexibility, by tailoring the programme to specific and individual needs and demands.
Individuals will be given the opportunity of choosing from a wide range of modules from the faculty module database, that enhances their development and practice.
Teaching and learning
Delivery of the modules will vary and may include conventional classroom based work, work-based learning, independent study, and e-learning.
The focus will be on supporting and promoting the development and integration of theory, practice and research within a framework that facilitates inter-professional learning. Individuals will be supported to increase their level of autonomy through critical reflection on, and development of, practice in line with current professional standards.
Students should normally complete within three years of enrolment on the programme.
Assessment may take the form of coursework, presentations, reports, portfolio of evidence.
Applicants are normally required to have a good first degree or its equivalent in a relevant subject area