As a practitioner in the domain of health and social care, 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 your area of practice.
You'll gain an in depth understanding of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you need to work at an advanced level, as well as the ability to critically appraise relevant health and social policy. These are essential to addressing health and social care inequalities in society.
You'll also acquire the knowledge and skills you need to address ethical and professional issues.
As a graduate, you'll enjoy increased employment opportunities in the profession.
What You'll Learn
You'll develop a combination of theoretical and practical skills, including critical thinking, knowledge and application of research methods, and efficient approaches to time management, prioritisation and workload planning.
You’ll also learn to recognise and manage the personal stresses of the profession, and become proficient in the use of the latest technologies in the practice of your role.
The course will also enable you to apply your knowledge and skills to achieve advanced levels of practice and influence decision making at both and strategic levels.
The School of Health & Social Care is one of the largest in Scotland, providing education and training to nurses and midwives, both at pre- and post-registration level. We offer a supportive environment to encourage your personal and professional development.
Delivered over one year, the course is conducted as a blended learning process, involving a combination of lectures, tutorials, online study, workshops and independent study.
On successful completion of the course, you’ll be well-equipped for advancement in your nursing career, or move to a research-based role.