Continuing Professional Development (short course)
Module code: MOD004715
Module level: 7
Module credits: 30 credits
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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, 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.
Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.
Part-time postgraduate (Up to 5 years)
January 2019, September 2018
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