Professional course

Integrated Community Practice

20 credit, level 3 and Masters level module

About this course

Course code:
UZTSW8203
Applications:
University
Level:
Professional/Short Course
Department:
Nursing and Midwifery
Campus:
Glensideand Taunton
Course director:
Angela Young
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 15 December 2016

Introduction

On completion of the 20 credit, level 3 (UZTSW8-20-3) and Masters level (UZTSW9-20-M)Integrated Community Practice module, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate learning and development in the following key areas of practice (assessment, personalised care, managing self).
  • Demonstrate the ability to critically reflect on their personal, professional and academic learning and development.
  • Demonstrate how their learning and development will enhance service delivery and the quality of life for service users and carers.
  • Examine the challenges of integrated practice.

Entry requirements

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

Careers / Further study

Level 3

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

Masters level

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

Structure

Content

Assessment skills and problem solving

  • Holistic assessment in the community setting: tools, strategies and practice
  • Developing patient pathways: a single assessment process
  • Explore the scope for telehealth / telecare

Personalised Care 

  • Developing rapport and the therapeutic use of self
  • Managing challenging situations: effective communication strategies
  • Equality and diversity: overcoming barriers to accessing health and social care
  • Motivational interviewing

Managing self

  • Resilience
  • Reflective practice
  • Personal / professional support strategies

Learning and Teaching

A variety of approaches will be used which may include:

  • Seminars
  • ICT based platforms
  • Formative assessment opportunity
  • Case based approaches
  • Optional Clinical Workshops

Study time

A total of 48 hours in the form of workshops and on line activities.

Assessment

In order to assess your learning and development in relation to key areas of community practice, there are two components of assessment:

Component A: Submission of a Practice Learning Log developed with the support of mentorship in practice. The log should demonstrate learning and development in the following areas: holistic assessment, personalised care, managing self

Component B: Electronic submission of a mind map poster. Based on either a case study, or an episode of care, critically analyse the opportunities for and challenges to integrated practice and identify possible strategies for managing and improving care and services. 

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.

Funding may be available to support your learning. Please contact your Trust Education Lead. If you work in the Private, Independent and Voluntary Sector, please contact your employer who will advise you.

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 (level 3) or postgraduate (Masters level) programme.

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

For further information

Back to top