Management of Long Term Conditions (PG Cert)

University of Derby the United Kingdom

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The award
PG Cert

How long you will study
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Domestic course fees
GBP 800 per module

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
January, September

International course fees
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About Management of Long Term Conditions at University of Derby

Studying towards a Postgraduate Certificate in Management of Long Term Conditions at the University of Derby will:

  • Develop your critical thought, analysis and appraisal skills, enabling you to make innovative use of an evidence-based practice in the management of long term conditions
  • Enhance your knowledge and understanding for improving practice within the context of interprofessional working
  • Support you in becoming an autonomous and self-directed leader, able to sustain and advance your specialist knowledge in the management of long term conditions.

This course will prepare you for case management of long term conditions. On successful completion, you should be capable of moving into a case management role.

Develop case management skills

This course is ideal for you if you are working in a professional role where you need case management skills, such as that of community matron, nurse practitioner or district nurse. You will gain knowledge in long term condition management and clinical decision making, including advanced assessment of the systems. There is the opportunity to study option modules that allow you to focus on an area of particular interest to you. You might choose to focus on a disease-specific condition, carry out a case study analysis, or write up a small project, audit, or service evaluation.

You can study the option modules at either Level 6 or Level 7, so if you have not studied for a while you might want to start at Level 6 to develop your skills in academic writing before moving up to Level 7.

Advance your career

When you have completed this course, you will be capable of working in roles involving case management. You could also continue your professional development further by completing a Postgraduate Diploma or MSc in a course such as Advanced Practice.

We're proud to say that our courses are closely mapped against the health and social care sector. This ensures that our curriculum is up-to-date, providing you with the assurance that your learning is current and relevant. This does mean that we do have to respond to national changes such as government policy. As a result, some of the information about our courses may change. Please check the website for the latest information.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPG CertHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study find out
    Course startsJanuary, SeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 800 per moduleInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

You'll usually need a degree or equivalent qualification, and you must already be working in a healthcare environment.

As this course is an interim award of MSc Advanced Practice, you'll need to apply for the MSc. However, you don't have to go on to complete the full masters if you don't want to, you can stop after you've completed your PG Cert.

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