Caring for People with Long Term Conditions Academic Credits
Term 1 cont in 2
This course runs for 6 days over two terms and will be held on Wednesdays from 09.30-16.30 on the following dates:
5 October 2016, 2,16 November 2016, 18 January 2017, 22 February 2017 and 15 March 2017
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|Faculty||Faculty of Health Sciences|
It will enable Health Care Assistants to demonstrate underpinning knowledge and skills to support patients and registered professional staff in their own work settings e.g. general practice, in the community. There will be a strong emphasis on disease prevention and the promotion of self-care within these patient groups.
To undertake this module you must be employed as a Health Care Assistant
This is a 15 credit level 4 module which is class room and skills laboratory taught sessions. The content of the course includes Introduction to studying in higher education The content includes:
Overview of common Long Term Conditions
Cardiovascular Disease including: Coronary Heart Disease – Hypertension, Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIA)
Respiratory Diseases – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Asthma
An awareness of other Long Term Conditions.
This module will enhance some clinical skills in the above areas. The competencies supporting this module have been carefully mapped to complement Skills for Health (Occupational Standards), Key Skills Framework (NHS) and The Care Certificate.
The Role of the Health Care in the community level 3 together with the completion of this module will enable students to gain a Certificate of Continuous Professional Development for Health Care Assistants – Delivering Care in the Community 30 Credit Award. This module with also enable progression to apply for the Foundation Degree in Integrated Care Practice to become a Assistant Practitioner.
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