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PgDip Person-Centred Practice (Health Visiting)

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Master's in Person-Centred Practice (PcP) Framework has a suite of course routes which place the values of person-centredness at their core. These routes offer practitioners the opportunity to build upon their experience and develop an understanding of the knowledge and evidence that positively contributes to the health and wellbeing of persons, groups and populations.

The Framework is innovative and interactive, emphasising application of theory to your practice context. It will enable you to critically engage with, evaluate and synthesise the evidence and research to promote the development and enhancement of person-centred culture and practice. This fosters a transformative and reflective approach to meeting the public health and social needs of individuals, families, groups and populations.

The routes in the Person-Centred Practice Framework seek to influence and enable the transformative processes of personal and professional development through engagement, facilitation and evaluation of person-centred teaching and learning approaches. It is designed to meet the professional needs of practitioners from all disciplines working in a variety of different health and social care settings.

The PgDip Person-Centred Practice (Health Visiting is part of the MSC in Person-Centred Practice framework. The course reflects the focus of the Division of Nursing on personhood and child and family centred practice. This is set within the contemporary context of health and social care integration and the health and wellbeing agenda.

Why QMU?

Contemporary, creative and interactive learning approaches facilitate your learning.
Teaching staff include internationally renowned Person-centred Practice academics Professor Brendan McCormack and Professor Jan Dewing.
For Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Registered Nurses and midwives already working in, or wishing to work in, the community in a health visiting capacity.

Course overview

The PgDip Person-Centred Practice (Health Visiting is part of the MSC in Person-Centred Practice framework. The course reflects the focus of the Division of Nursing on personhood and child and family centred practice. This is set within the contemporary context of health and social care integration and the health and wellbeing agenda.

The aim of the PgDip Person-Centred Practice (Health Visiting) is to enable you to develop deep and critical understandings of different sources of knowledge and research evidence that contribute to the health and wellbeing of children, young people, families and communities in a way that is consistent with the values of person-centredness and child and family centred care.

Teaching, learning and assessment

Our teaching, learning and assessment strategy is framed by our core philosophical concepts of personhood, person-centredness, human valuing, healthful relations, human potential and development, supportive and enabling environments. Central to this strategy is the need for learners to engage in the learning experiences, a readiness to listen and explore, preparedness to be open to experiences and a resolve to keep going.

Links with industry/ professional bodies

Students undertaking registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) gain accreditation with the NMC. as part of the course, students will be on practice placement within a health visiting context.

Careers

Graduates have taken up advanced specialist practice and leadership roles within their specialist field of practice.

Exit awards

PgDip (120 credits)/ PgCert (60 credits)

Tuition fees

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University information

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Queen Margaret University Drive, Musselburgh, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 72 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    142 71%

    13th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.70 94%

    1st

    4

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