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Advanced Practice (named speciality)

Edinburgh Napier University

Venues

Sighthill Campus

Content

As a practitioner in the public domain of health and social care services, you are expected to be innovative, provide leadership and make an advanced contribution in your professional role. This course will enable you to do just that in a wide range of fields:

Nursing, Child Protection, Intellectual Disabilities / Mental Health, Midwifery

You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the theoretical knowledge and competence in practical skills associated with advanced clinical practice such as history taking, clinical examination, clinical management and prescribing (where appropriate).

In addition, you will critically appraise relevant health and social policy as well as address ethical and professional issues.

Modules include:
Advanced Patient History Taking and Clinical Examination (40 credits); Professional Clinical Work Based Learning (40 credits); Non-Medical Prescribing for Nurses, Midwives and Allied-Health Professionals (40 credits); Research Approaches; Dissertation.

Entry Requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience and applicants must be a qualified health or social care practitioner.

We look for applicants to have a background in health or social care in order to be eligible for the programme.

We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry.

Start Date

January

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

3 years

Department

Health and Social Care

SCQF Level

11

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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