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Advanced Work Based Skills - Diagnostic Interpretation

Key information

Course Leader: Emma Jackson-Graves

Level: 7

Credits: 15

Mode of delivery: Taught

Learner Hours: Scheduled hours – 20 Learning in practice 100 Independent hours – 30

School: Health & Social Work

Available places: 40


  • 22/05/2024

Fees and Funding


The price quoted above is per 15 credits in the 2023/24 academic year. This price relates to self-funding students assessed as UK students for fee purposes. Prices may differ for students that are assessed as Overseas, or for returning students that are on a course leading to an award. Click here for Fees and Funding information or email us.

Entry Requirements

Three years’ experience within an appropriate healthcare setting is required.

This module is a core element for students on the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice programme and cannot be studied on a standalone basis.  Students must have completed the following module prior to undertaking this module:

7HSK2087 – Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostic Indicators

Course Overview

You will gain understanding and skills pertaining to the scope of advanced clinical practice that you are aspiring to. You will review and consider your scope of advanced practice, developing advanced clinical skills, evaluating diagnostic tools and strategies in relation to pathophysiology and the evidence base and developing learning strategies that inform practice. The module requires you to develop both knowledge and skills, with a focus on critical thinking, clinical judgement and reflection on personal development being demonstrated through course activities.

Students must be able to access a minimum of 100 hours of supervision in practice over the duration of the course, in order to develop and apply their knowledge, understanding, and skills.


The assessment for this module will be:

  • Portfolio of evidence 100%– Incorporating evidence based case reviews focusing on diagnostic tools and interpretation and evidencing achievement of Advanced Clinical Practice capabilities (HEE MPF 2017) (Formative)

For further assessment details please contact the course lead.