Professional Health Studies (BTEC Diploma Level 3)

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Description

The Diploma in Health Studies is designed for students who wish to enter one of the health care professions. It develops the skills and knowledge required for entry to these professions, the units of study are health care related and there is a weekly placement at appropriate settings.

Course content

  • Developing effective communication in health and social care
  • Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care
  • Health, safety and security in health and social care
  • Development through the life stages
  • Anatomy and physiology for health and social care
  • Personal and professional development
  • Sociological perspectives for health and social care
  • Psychological perspectives for health and socia…

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The Diploma in Health Studies is designed for students who wish to enter one of the health care professions. It develops the skills and knowledge required for entry to these professions, the units of study are health care related and there is a weekly placement at appropriate settings.

Course content

  • Developing effective communication in health and social care
  • Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care
  • Health, safety and security in health and social care
  • Development through the life stages
  • Anatomy and physiology for health and social care
  • Personal and professional development
  • Sociological perspectives for health and social care
  • Psychological perspectives for health and social care
  • Physiology of fluid balance and physiological disorders
  • Safeguarding adults and promoting independence
  • Caring for children and young people
  • Public health
  • Working in the health sector
  • Research methodologies
  • Coping with change
  • Infection control and prevention
  • Working with medication
  • Promoting health education

Entry Requirements

A minimum of four GCSEs at grade C or above including English and Mathematics and Science (or equivalent), or a Merit grade on the BTEC Level 2 and Level 2 Maths and English. All students will undergo Criminal Records Bureau checks and must hold no criminal convictions or cautions to study or work in health and social care.

Delivery & Assessment methods

The study is coursework-based, so there are no exams.

Progression

Higher education in nursing, health visiting, midwifery, occupational therapy, physiotherapy assistants and other related professions.

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