Management of Gastrointestinal Disorders - Single module
Level 7 (30 credits)
School - School of Health and Society
Subject area - Nursing
Start Dates(s): February
Part-time - £1,260 per 30 credit module
- Critically review and apply the relevant concepts, knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to professionally care for a patient with gastrointestinal disease, utilising relevant up-to-date evidence
- Empower an evaluation of the practitioners’ knowledge and skills to enable a critical appraisal of issues related to gastrointestinal disease
- Delivered by staff who are subject experts in their field
- Part-time study option
You can take this course as a single module for continuing professional development or as part of the full PgCert Gastrointestinal Disorders programme.
On successful completion the student will be able to:
- Assimilate, synthesize, and systematically apply the relevant normal physiological mechanisms and the related anatomical and pathophysiological processes that underpin gastrointestinal disorders.
- Critically appraise and apply the evidence base that underpins the care management of patients with gastrointestinal disease.
- Critically evaluate the knowledge and skills needed for the comprehensive assessment, planning of care, delivery and evaluation of care for patients with gastrointestinal disease.
- Critically consider and evaluate the contribution of nursing and other professional groups in the management and delivery of effective care to patients with gastrointestinal disease.
- Examine and analyse the factors influencing health care for patients with gastrointestinal disease (e.g. cost, efficiency, quality and resources available).