Our one year, part-time Postgraduate Certificate in Enhanced Consultation skills will develop healthcare professionals consultation knowledge and skills and improve clinical competence. This course offers an exciting opportunity to explore the expanding field of advanced practice.
This course is suitable for registered healthcare professionals who wish to enhance their consultation skills, that of physical assessment and clinical decision making. This award facilitates the development of the key skills and competencies required for enhanced consultation, focusing on the practitioners' area of practice.
What will this course cover?
This course is designed to enrich personal and professional competence in regard to patient assessment, decision making and consultation skills. The course offers an exciting opportunity to explore this expanding field of advanced practice and is aimed at registered healthcare professionals working in areas of advanced practice within primary and secondary care settings.
The course team has a wide range of clinical experience and research interests; this includes advanced practice, non-medical prescribing, management of long term conditions and urgent care. Course content • Physical Assessment of the Adult • Clinical Decision Making for Advanced Practice
Why choose this course?
The aim of the course is to enable you to develop sound knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
It aims to enhance your ability to assess the patient holistically using a range of different assessment methods through systematic clinical examination of the patients' health history and the buddy systems.
Through this, students will learn to manage complete episodes of care, working in partnership with others, delegation and referral as appropriate to optimise health outcomes and resources, as well as providing direct support to patients.
• Physical Assessment of the Adult • Clinical Decision Making for Advanced Practice
One day per week.
How will you help me prepare for my future career?
The aim of the programme is to promote an enhanced level of scholarship, develop conceptual insight, skills of interpretation, critical reflection and effective synthesis of knowledge, to inform, develop and enhance patient consolation skills.
Learners will also develop refined levels of clinical judgement concerning the full range of health care interventions, equipping them to support the development of enhanced practice values and operate collaboratively within their area of care delivery.