Integrated Care in the Community

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Distance learning

Module code: MOD004975, MOD004976

Module level: 6 and 7

Module credits: 15 credits


Understand the enablers and barriers to the delivery of integrated care and how to navigate this complex model of care delivery. Our module looks at integrated care in its broadest sense from both an international and national perspective, examining lessons learnt from different models of integration in health and care systems.

Full description

Who should attend?

You’ll benefit from this course as a practitioner focusing on adults in any care setting; it’s also appropriate for those working within organisations at a strategic level and in commissioning.


Distance learning, online for 12 weeks
Week commencing 24 September 2018
Week commencing 28 January 2019

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.

With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.

At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.

Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.

You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.

Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.

Where can I study?

Distance learning
Person using laptop

Study at a time that suits you, using our Virtual Learning Environment.

More about distance learning

Fees & funding

Course fees


15 Credits (Level 7)


Funding for CPD

Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.

Contact details

Kellie Norris
01245 684943

CPD Admissions team
01245 687141

Entry requirements

You’ll benefit from this course as a practitioner focusing on adults in any care setting; you’ll need to be either working in practice, or working at a strategic level on integrated care issues.

You’ll require a practice supervisor/mentor to support your completion of a practice portfolio. If you’re a Community Specialist Practitioner, District Nursing student, you’ll continue to work with your existing district nurse mentor.

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