This module will help you develop detailed knowledge and understanding in the holistic assessment of patients who have complex health needs in relation to long term conditions.
Holistic Assessment of the Complex Patient with Long Term Conditions is also available as a level 6 course.
Students who successfully complete this module can use the 20 credits earned from this course and put them towards a postgraduate or CPD course, such as PgC Practice Development: Long Term Conditions.
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On successful completion, you will be able to:
- Critically reflect on the holistic assessment and communication techniques required when dealing with complex patient in practice.
- Critically discuss how physical, psychological and social affects can impact on the complex patient with multiple long term conditions, their family and carers.
- Explore the difficulties which can arise when prescribing for complex patients with co-morbidities.
- Evaluate and discuss how evidence-based guidelines can impact on the management of patients with complex health needs.
Assessment, Feedback, and Teaching and Learning methods
Full details are available in the programme specification.
The teaching timetable should be available from the end of August. Access to the timetable is through the Student Hub – you will be able to access the Student Hub after you have completed online registration. The teaching day is 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday; please keep your other commitments open until confirmation of your teaching timetable, and bear in mind that many courses will offer placements or fieldwork which sometimes extends into the evenings and weekends.
Have a question about our entry requirements?
Evidence of prior successful study at underpinning level.
Students must be registered nurses or allied health professionals to be eligible to study this module.
To be eligible to study this module, students must demonstrate the ability to study at this level and commit to attempting the assessment. When taken as part of a specific named award, the module content and assessment must be focussed towards the subject of that award.
Applications should be made online from the Apply Now button within the course information page.
Please note that the direct entry application system will not recognise your current Student IT Network login. Please select the New User option from the Apply Now button.
All students will need to purchase stationery, course books and personal equipment. Extra costs may also be applicable to cover field trips, membership fees etc.
Resources and facilities
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