The Open University in Northern Ireland

Enhanced Clinical Practice (E95)

Distance Learning

排名: 200 (TCUG)

地點: Distance Learning


修讀方式 distance learning

學位: PG Diploma

開課日期: 2021/02/01

課程長度: 36 months




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This qualification prepares registered health professionals for enhanced clinical practice roles. You'll develop your knowledge and critical understanding of enhanced clinical practice, leadership, research and education, and the skills that enable you to act with a high level of autonomy. You will enhance your skills in holistic and systematic assessment, complex decision making, and provision of high-quality evidence-based interventions for patients, clients and their families.The diploma also incorporates a Non-Medical Prescribing module which, upon successful completion, will enable you to gain regulatory recognition as a non-medical prescriber within your scope of practice.Key features of the course

  • Encompasses the four pillars that underpin advanced clinical practice - clinical practice, leadership and management, research, and education.
  • Develops your core capabilities for enhanced Practice and your area-specific clinical practice.
  • Provides learning and development of your leadership skills at a clinical level to inform people management and service development.
  • Learn to critically appraise, evaluate, implement and disseminate research to support professional practice in your clinical environment.



You will need to: - hold a degree in a health-related discipline. Applicants with evidence of equivalent professional development or academic proficiency will be considered. Applicants with non-European academic qualifications will need to supply evidence of equivalency through NARIC. - be currently registered with one of the statutory regulators of health and care professions. - be employed as a health care professional. - provide evidence of your employer's recommendation for your application for a programme of study leading to an Advanced Practice role, including a formal reference from the employer confirming the applicant demonstrates professional values and behaviours, respecting people's diversity, beliefs, culture, needs, values and preferences, and shows respect and empathy acting as a role model for others. It should also confirm your clinical readiness' to undertake the programme. - show evidence of employer support to undertake the programme including; the provision of a mentor to ensure appropriate learning in practice; the availability of appropriate supervision in clinical practice; and the provision of a Designated Prescribing Practitioner (DPP) with evidence of a qualification at level 7 during the Non-Medical prescribing module. - have relevant post-qualification experience, as specified by the appropriate regulatory body. - There are additional entry requirements to study the module Non-medical independent and supplementary prescribing and you should read the module description for further details. You can find full module details by following the links to our website. You will need to complete an application form for this qualification. The application form and further guidance can obtained by contacting the faculty at [email protected]


IELTS: 6.5 (minimum score of 5.5 in each)

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