This e-learning programme provides transferable training in the management of...
School of Health and Society
This online e-learning programme will enable you to critically review and apply the relevant concepts, knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to professionally care for a patient with gastrointestinal disease. 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 of this module you will be able to:
Please note that it may not be possible to deliver the full list of options every year as this will depend on factors such as how many students choose a particular option. Exact modules may also vary in order to keep content current. When accepting your offer of a place to study on this programme, you should be aware that not all optional modules will be running each year. Your tutor will be able to advise you as to the available options on or before the start of the programme. Whilst the University tries to ensure that you are able to undertake your preferred options, it cannot guarantee this.
This is an online e-learning programme supported by face to face, screen cast o-matic, Skype, Collaborate telephone, email, academic support. The assessment process reflects the learning outcomes of the curriculum and will emphasise not only recall of knowledge but understanding, application, problem-solving, evaluation and critique. The programme is professionally-orientated, and as such, there is a strong focus on current authentic assessment by field specific practitioners.
A retrospective account of a patient journey which demonstrates a critical evaluation of the knowledge gained during the module in order to care for a patient with gastrointestinal disease, utilising relevant up-to-date evidence.
The School of Health and Society is a forward-thinking, dynamic school with a commitment to lifelong learning and real world impact.
Our courses are informed by the latest research and we work closely with organisations from both the public and private sector to ensure our teaching is at the forefront of practice.
Many of our students have successfully applied for promotion as a result of undertaking our single modules. This course can also be taken as part of the PgCert Gastrointestinal Disorders.
We work with over 100 health and social care organisations so our links with industry are very strong. These relationships will be of direct benefit to you because our academic team work in practice in some of these organisations at a senior level so are able to keep you at the forefront of developments in the sector which in turn help you provide a better service.
This module lasts for one semester. It is suitable for appropriately qualified healthcare professionals actively connected to clinical practice wishing to enhance their clinical skills.
Previous study and experience
You must have completed a relevant healthcare undergraduate programme and be an appropriately qualified healthcare professionals actively connected to clinical practice e.g.
Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)
We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.
The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course.
Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).
|Type of study||Year||Fees|
|Part-time||2023/24||£1,425 per 30 credit module|
|Part-time||2024/25||£1,470 per 30 credit module|
You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.