Postgraduate Certificate Managing Long-Term Health Conditions
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
We provide you with the skills employers are looking for so you can move forward with your career.
About the course
Course description 2017
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.
There are no core modules.
Examples of 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 and assessment
Lectures, seminar presentations and small-group work. Sessions are run by either clinical experts or our experienced lecturers. Each module is assessed by a written assignment
This is a part-time course
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.
Fees and funding
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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.
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.