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School of Health and Society
This single module will enable you to critically apply theory and practice in the management and care of patients in tissue viability.
Using key lectures, seminars and simulated skills sessions you will explore:
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.
Within the module you should expect to receive the below at Level 6:
Level 6 Theoretical assessment
The theoretical assessment for this module comprises of a poster presentation based on the care of a patient/group of patients who require tissue viability management. The presentation has a 100% weighting, last 15 minutes with a further 5 minutes viva (questions will be generated from the turnitin submission and actual presentation delivery).
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.
Students who choose to study the Tissue Viability Module at Level 6 do so because they are either currently working or are considering a career as:
The module links with industry partners from dressing, mattress, beds and seating.
Some students choose to evaluate a product from an industry partner as a case study for their poster presentation and then use this to attend Wounds UK Conference in November.
Potential students looking to enrol on the module should be registered nurses (adult, CYP, MH), healthcare professions (OT, Physiotherapy, Podiatry), medical staff, nurse/industry advisors.
Previous study and experience
Potential students looking to enroll on the module should be registered nurses (adult, CYP, MH), healthcare professions (OT, Physiotherapy, Podiatry), Medical staff, TAP’s, nurse/industry advisors.
You will need to demonstrate evidence of studying at level 5.
Accreditation for 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||£890 per 20 credit module|
You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.