Continuing Professional Development (short course)
Module code: MOD004715
Module level: 7
Module credits: 30 credits
You’ll attend two face-to-face study days at our Chelmsford campus followed by 11 weeks of online learning.
Deepen your understanding of more complex, individualised patient care in serious mental illness. This module will help you to develop specialist knowledge of certain mental health skills, interventions and an understanding of the therapeutic milieu.
You’ll learn to understand various specialised aspects of the ‘craft of caring’ for people with a serious mental illness and will have the opportunity to explore more specific aspects of professional care.
You’ll have the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of more complex individualised care, helping to improve the quality of care your patients receive. The module will explore the specialisms of forensics, older people, learning disabilities, carers, child and adolescence mental health care needs, as well as specialist community and inpatient services. You’ll also consider an international perspective.
You can take this module as part of our MSc Mental Health course.
This is a blended learning module, so you’ll attend two face-to-face study days comprising seminars, lectures and workshops. You are expected to attend all sessions in person wherever possible, although a video-link can be arranged if absolutely necessary. You will complete your learning online, within an innovative VLE, which takes the form of an international train journey.
The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care is the largest in ARU, with over 7,000 students. Our Faculty is teeming with expertise and primed to meet the demand for creating health professionals, teachers, doctors, scientists and educators for the three districts we serve: Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough.
We have been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.
We know that to give our students the very best experiential learning, prior to getting into the workplace, simulation is second to none, for safe, realistic, learning environments. We have invested heavily in purpose built simulated wards, science labs and skills space, to support our students through their learning.
Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.
Full-time, part-time postgraduate (12 months, 15 months)
Part-time postgraduate (Up to 5 years)
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