Professional course

Integrated Community Care in Context

The Integrated multi-professional common foundation programme

About this course

Course code:
UZTSW6203
Applications:
University
Level:
Professional/Short Course
Department:
Nursing and Midwifery
Campus:
Glensideand Taunton
Key fact:
The Integrated multi-professional common foundation programme comprises two modules: Integrated Community Care in Context (UZTSW6-20-3/UZTSW7 20-M) and Integrated Community Practice (UZTSW8-20-3/UZTSW9-20-M)

Page last updated 10 January 2017

Introduction

On completion of the 20 credit level 3 or Masters level (UZTSW7-20-M) Integrated Community Care in Context module, you will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate the theory and practice of partnership working in the community context.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of care management and care co-ordination.
  • Examine the challenges of managing complex conditions and co-morbidities, and the impact of early intervention and prevention.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of risk assessment, risk management and safeguarding in maximising service user safety and harm free care in the community setting.
  • Evaluate the role and impact of epidemiology, social determinants and health inequalities on the experiences and wellbeing of service users, families and communities.

Entry requirements

Must be a registered practitioner, working in an area of practice that allows you to meet the module learning outcomes.

Careers / Further study

Level 3

  • BSc (Hons) Specialist Practice
  • BSc (Hons) Professional Studies
  • BSc (Hons) Professional Development

Level M

  • MSc Specialist Practice
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • MSc Professional Development Award
  • MSc Professional Development Award (Social Work)

Structure

Content

Partnership and integrated working

  • Integration of health and social care for effective community service provision with service users, colleagues, agencies, families/carers, secondary care.
  • Principles of partnership working and co-production (professionals and people who use services working in equal partnerships towards shared goals e.g. service design, delivery and evaluation)

Managing complexity

  • Rehabilitative approaches to maximise independence and quality of life
  • Self-management and promoting independence
  • Risk assessment and safeguarding: managing risk and patient safety.
  • Social care governance and accountability
  • Care co-ordination
  • Case management

Public health and social care perspectives

  • Social determinants of health
  • Addressing health inequalities
  • Making every contact count
  • Bio-psychosocial approaches to prevention and early intervention 

Learning and Teaching

A variety of approaches will be used which may include:

  • Seminars
  • ICT based platforms
  • Formative assessment opportunity
  • Case based approaches

Study time

A total of 48 hours.

Assessment

A 3000 word journal article suitable for publication. The article must focus on an aspect of service user safety, and take the form of either an academic case study, or a reflective account.

The focus on 'service user safety' will enable you to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the module learning outcomes, and the format is intended to support and encourage you to consider writing for publication.

Formative assessment will take place through supervision of group work and discussion, as well as tutorial support and review of draft work. 

Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

Please visit full fee information to see the price brackets for our modules.

Please note: Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts.  Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding.  Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning.

Dates

Please see our timetable for full date information. 

How to apply

How to apply

You will apply online for your CPD modules, which you can take as stand-alone courses or as part of an undergraduate or postgraduate (Masters level) programme.

Please note: Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts.  Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding.  Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning.

Our how to apply page can assist you with further information prior to submitting your online application. 

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