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Clinical Patient Care 2

Key information

Course Leader: Nikkie Umaru

Level: 7

Credits: 15

Mode of delivery: blended learning

Learner Hours: Scheduled – 35 hours including tutorials, simulation, directed learning, problem based learning and assessments. Independent - 115 hours including work-related learning, individual work

School: Life & Medical Sciences

Available places: 25

Dates

  • 18/10/2023
  • 19/10/2023

Fees and Funding

£825.00

The price quoted above is per 15 credits and relates to students assessed as UK/home self-funded for fee purposes. Prices may differ for students that are assessed as EU Overseas. Fees status will normally stay with the student for the remainder of their course. Here you can find further details along with, costs and when your fees need to be paid. You may be able to obtain a Post Graduate student loan, for which you must sign up for the whole MSc programme and not just individual modules or a Post Graduate Diploma, further details can be found at Gov.uk Master’s Loan

Entry Requirements

1. A first degree, in pharmacy and registration as a pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) or equivalent authority in the U.K.

2. Practitioners must be working (employed or self-employed) within an organisation providing patient facing healthcare services whilst enrolled on the course. 

3. Practitioners must have access to patients and their health related data.

4. Normally the candidate will have a work-based tutor in their workplace. 

 

Course Overview

This module covers the application of theory, policy and guidelines relevant to the provision of pharmaceutical and patient care services to patients with specified cardiovascular diseases (atrial fibrillation, angina, heart failure and stroke), renal and hepatic diseases (alcoholic liver disease, chronic kidney disease and hepatorenal syndrome) and diabetes (type 1 and type 2). Case studies reflecting practice across sectors will be used. Students are expected to engage in learning within their workplace to inform and improve their autonomous practice and contributions as part of the multidisciplinary team.

This module provides students with an understanding of the management of patients based on integrated care principles. The learning outcomes of this module will be achieved by a variety of methods including: experiential learning in the workplace facilitated by a work based or academic tutor, independent learning, identification of learning needs related to continuing professional development, independent review of materials available for eLearning, structured reading, problem based learning, seminars and group discussion on study days.

 

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding

1.Demonstrate deep knowledge and systematic understanding of pharmacotherapeutics related to patients with specified cardiovascular diseases, renal and hepatic diseases and diabetes. 

2.Demonstrate a systematic understanding of evidence based approach to medicines optimisation and provision of individualised patient care covering these disease conditions.

3.Demonstrate a systematic understanding of policies, pathways, services and resources applicable to patients to support adequate provision of care across the care systems.

Intellectual, Practical and Transferable Skills

1.Autonomously adapt performance in relation to the epidemiology, aetiology, pathophysiology and therapeutic management of patients within their scope of practice with specified cardiovascular diseases, renal and hepatic diseases and diabetes. 

2.Critically evaluate medicines optimisation strategies for patients in their care diagnosed with these diseases states based on the application of relevant theory and evidence based practice.

3.Autonomously demonstrate the application of integrated care systems principles in the provision of individualised pharmaceutical and patient care to patients with these disease conditions.

 

 

Assessment

• Case study assessment

• Three reflective patient care reports

All individual elements of assessment must be passed.