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Management of Long Term Conditions PGCert

University of Derby

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Kedleston Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course is ideal for you if you are working in a professional role where you need case management skills, such as that of community matron, nurse practitioner or district nurse.

Course description

Studying towards a Postgraduate Certificate in Management of Long Term Conditions at the University of Derby will:

  • Develop your critical thought, analysis and appraisal skills, enabling you to make innovative use of an evidence-based practice in the management of long term conditions
  • Enhance your knowledge and understanding for improving practice within the context of interprofessional working
  • Support you in becoming an autonomous and self-directed leader, able to sustain and advance your specialist knowledge in the management of long term conditions.

This course will prepare you for case management of long term conditions. On successful completion, you should be capable of moving into a case management role.

This course is ideal for you if you are working in a professional role where you need case management skills, such as that of community matron, nurse practitioner or district nurse. You will gain knowledge in long term condition management and clinical decision making, including advanced assessment of the systems. There is the opportunity to study option modules that allow you to focus on an area of particular interest to you. You might choose to focus on a disease-specific condition, carry out a case study analysis, or write up a small project, audit, or service evaluation.

You will gain an award which reflects the current health agenda in relation to long term condition management, and enables you to demonstrate competency in assessment at advanced practitioner level. You'll be encouraged to lead and develop the service; to demonstrate innovative practice and challenge traditional working practices.

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 72 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    123 62%

    48th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    21st

    9

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