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Person-Centred Practice (Health Visiting) (PgDip)

Queen Margaret University

Content

The routes in the Person-Centred Practice Framework seek to influence and enable the transformative processes of personal and professional development through engagement, facilitation and evaluation of person-centred teaching and learning approaches. It is designed to meet the professional needs of practitioners from all disciplines working in a variety of different health and social care settings.

The Framework is innovative and interactive, emphasising application of theory to your practice context. It will enable you to critically engage with, evaluate and synthesise the evidence and research to promote the development and enhancement of person-centred culture and practice. This develops a pro-active, transformative and reflective approach to meeting the public health and social needs of individuals, families, groups and populations.

The aim of the PgDip Person-Centred Practice (Health Visiting) is to enable you to develop deep and critical understandings of different sources of knowledge and research evidence that contribute to the health and wellbeing of children, young people, families and communities in a way that is consistent with the values of person-centredness and child and family centred care.

You can exit with PgCert Person-Centred Practice (Health Visiting).

Entry Requirements

All applicants need to be on either part 1 of the NMC register and/or registered midwife.

It is recommended that applicants have completed a period of experience of sufficient length to have consolidated pre-registration outcomes and to have gained a deeper understanding in relevant professional practice; have a degree and access to practice placement and Practice Teacher/Sign-off Mentor or Health Visitor Mentor.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Diploma

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2-3 years

Faculty

School of Health Sciences

Department

Health Professions

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.qmu.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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