Work Based Learning: Using and Disseminating Evidence into Practice
School - School of Health and Society
Subject area - Nursing
Start Date(s): September; January
Part-time - £1,260 per 30 credit module
- You will develop your project management skills through a negotiated research project to support you in developing skills for managing change and undertaking research to improve practice and patient care.
- You will be supported in preparing to write for publication on your work based learning project by taking a critical approach in searching for research findings from practice.
- You will develop a structured and rigorous approach to effective dissemination of research findings.
- NHS funding available
Please note: this course is currently only open to Greater Manchester West NHS Foundation Trust Staff.
This programme offers registered nurses and Allied Health Professional an opportunity to develop knowledge and practice that could improve service user care experience. The programme was developed and is delivered in partnership with Greater Manchester West NHS Mental Health Foundation Trust using a work based learning approach and delivered at the GMW site.
There are two modules for the postgraduate certificate or each can be taken as standalone modules.
The Work Based Project (30 credit module) is negotiated and designed to meet GMW strategic objectives and be of direct relevance to your area of practice. You will be asked to keep a learning journal to build-up a portfolio of your work and attend sessions to develop your knowledge and skills.
Finding and Disseminating Evidence (30 credit module) focuses on preparing you to write for publication on the work based learning project or a project you have previously undertaken. You will take a critical approach in searching for research findings from practice, use available literature and your work based learning project. This will enable you to have a structured and rigorous approach to effective dissemination of research findings
This modules offer you credit towards a number of Masters programmes.
“The teaching and support for this course were exceptional both professional and peer support structures allowed for the facilitation of independent learning with the mechanisms for guidance and support in a way that reflected the work based nature of the programme. I found this to be a thoroughly enjoyable and relevant course which has enabled me to develop personal skills and in a way that has wider benefits to my service and the wider organisation.” Adam Clayton, 2015
"Best things about this programme is that it is “work based.” Cathy Lovett, 2015
“The networking it has allowed with in Trust. Further knowledge around research and gaining a further qualification.” Jaclyn Pickup, 2015
“Excellent teaching. Excellent support." Lisa Fairclough, 2015
Semester 1 September and Semester 2 January
|Work Based Project (30 credits) Level 7|
|Semester 3 September||Finding and Disseminating Evidence (30 credits) Level 7|
|1||Semester 2 January and Semester 3 June||Work Based Project (30 credits) Level 7|
|Semester 1 September||Finding and Disseminating Evidence (30 credits) Level 7|