2019 start
PG Certificate

Managing Long-Term Health Conditions

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health

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Course description

This unique course is clinically focused and disease specific. You’ll develop a critical understanding of the research, policies and practice relating to long-term conditions in various organisational contexts.

Studying and discussing the difficulties faced by people living with long-term health conditions will enhance your intellectual and practical skills.

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Modules

Core modules

There are no core modules.

Optional modules

Choose four from a range including:

  • Managing Diabetes as a Long-Term Health Condition
  • Managing Heart Failure as a Long-Term Health Condition
  • Managing Renal Disease as a Long-Term Health Condition
  • Palliative and End of Life Care
  • Identifying the Deteriorating Patient in Primary Care
  • Relationship-Centred Dementia Care

Teaching

Lectures, seminar presentations and small-group work. Sessions are run by either clinical experts or our experienced lecturers.

Assessment

Each module is assessed by a written assignment.

Duration

1-2 years part-time

Entry requirements

You’ll need 120 credits at level 6 (or the equivalent shown through APEL), or a proven ability to study at postgraduate level.

If you’re a health care practitioner, you should be professionally registered and have the relevant clinical experience.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

Fees and funding

Financial information for postgraduate taught courses

Studentships

If you already work with NHS patients in NHS Yorkshire and the Humber or in the East Midlands, funding may be available. Contact us for more information.

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.

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Contact

nursing-pgt-enquiries@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 2054

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.