Advancing Practice in Long Term Conditions

University of the West of England, Bristol
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

To apply you are must be a registered practitioner.

This course is offered at Level 3 (Degree) and Masters level and is delivered at our Glenside and Gloucester campuses.

Course content includes:

  • Skills:
    • History taking
    • Systematic physical examination
    • Clinical reasoning from the history taking and clinical examination to come up with differential diagnosis
    • Introduction to common diagnostic testing.
  • Long term conditions:
    • Diabetes
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    • Asthma
    • Heart failure
    • Stroke
    • Dementia
    • Mental Health.
  • Context of long term conditions:
    • Shared decision making with service users, carers and their families
    • Integrated care pathways
    • National and local policy drivers
    • Legal/ethical principles
    • Clinical governance
    • Evidence based practice
    • Public health.


Study time includes 48 contact hours in the form of lectures, group activities, case study presentations and practical practice sessions.

Please note: Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts. Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding. Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning.

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