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Advancing Skills in Case Management

Carlisle - Fusehill Street, Lancaster
Single module
Mode of study:
Part-time, CPD
Start date:
September 2014
Faculty URL:

This module is not scheduled to run in 2013/4.

Expressions of interest in the module are welcome for 2014/5; please email healthadmissions@cumbria.ac.uk

Why study with us?

This module aims to advance the skills and develop the confidence of practitioners who are actively involved in case management.


If you are employed within NHS North West and this module is to be funded by your employing Trust, please contact your Line Manager and CPD Lead for advice relating to funding and the funding application process.

Resources and facilities

We are amongst the UK’s leading health and wellbeing faculties and are proud of the high level of support we are able to offer to our students. We provide a wide range of high-quality courses supported by expert academic and clinical practice staff. If you join us you will enjoy great facilities and learn alongside caring, committed and experienced professionals. Our employment record is excellent.


NMLB 7079 Advancing Skills in Case Management (20 credits at level 7) 

Intended Learning Outcomes

On completion of the module you will be able to: 

  • Critically evaluate and apply contemporary health and social policy in relation to the management of long-term conditions and advanced skills in case management
  • Critically examine the concept of case management and apply predictive tools to enable decision-making in complex and unpredictable practice situations
  • Demonstrate a critical awareness and detailed knowledge and critical understanding of the concept of collaborative working as applied to case management
  • Display a mastery of the critical application of behaviour change models in the complex management of patients with complex and long term needs
  • Synthesise personal and work place reflection in order to demonstrate a critical awareness of case management and how your practice has evolved through study on this module

Indicative Core Bibliography

Corben, S., Rosen, R. (2005) Self management for long term conditions. Patient’s perspectives on the way ahead. London: King’s Fund.

Department of Health (2005) The National Service Framework for Long Term Conditions. London: Department of Health.

Department of Health (2006) PARR 1 and PARR2. A brief guide. London: Department of Health.

Earle, S., Earle, S, Denny, E (2009) The Sociology of Long Term Conditions and Nursing Practice. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hutt, R., Rosen, R & McCauley, J. (2004) Case-managing Long Term Conditions. What impact does it have in the treatment of older people?. London: Kings Fund.

Presho, M. (2008) Managing long term conditions: a social model for community practice. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell

Course summary

Models of case management and policy drivers, case finding and predictive tools, impact of long term conditions, self-managed care, integrated working, legal, professional and ethical issues, anticipatory care, disease management, polypharmacy, organisation and management, behavioural change models.

Entry requirements

Evidence of prior successful study at underpinning level.

More information about levels and credits

Credit and UCAS requirements

Credit: 20 credits

Selection criteria

To be eligible to study this module you should be able to apply it to your practice.


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