Advanced Practice In Cancer Care - MSc - Distance Learning

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Advanced Practice In Cancer Care - MSc - Distance Learning

Edinburgh Napier University
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For a qualified nurse currently working in cancer care, this course provides the opportunity to take the next step to an advanced career role. You'll gain an in depth understanding of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you need to practice at an advanced level, as well as the ability to critically appraise relevant health and social policy.

Similar to our MSc Advanced Practice course, this part-time route allows you to apply advanced practice to the specialisation of cancer care. For a qualified nurse currently working in cancer care, this course provides the opportunity to take the next step to an advanced career role. You'll gain an in depth understanding of the theoretical kno…

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For a qualified nurse currently working in cancer care, this course provides the opportunity to take the next step to an advanced career role. You'll gain an in depth understanding of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you need to practice at an advanced level, as well as the ability to critically appraise relevant health and social policy.

Similar to our MSc Advanced Practice course, this part-time route allows you to apply advanced practice to the specialisation of cancer care. For a qualified nurse currently working in cancer care, this course provides the opportunity to take the next step to an advanced career role. You'll gain an in depth understanding of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you need to practice at an advanced level, as well as the ability to critically appraise relevant health and social policy. You'll also acquire the knowledge and skills you need to address ethical and professional issues, such as the multi-dimensional needs of patients and their families, the interdependent roles of the multi-professional team within cancer care, and the philosophical and methodological underpinning of research applied to cancer care practice. As a graduate, you'll enjoy increased employment opportunities in the nursing profession. You'll develop a combination of theoretical and practical skills in this course, including critical thinking when considering the issues associated with practice, knowledge and application of research methods and their application, and efficient approaches to time management, prioritisation and workload planning. You will also learn to recognise and manage the personal stresses of the profession, and become proficient in the use of the latest technologies in the practice of your role. View Full Screen

What's involved Based over three years, the course is conducted as a blended learning process, involving a combination of lectures, tutorials, online study, workshops and independent study. You will study: Exploring Professional Roles in Practice, Therapeutic Communication in Palliative Care or Therapeutic Options in Malignant Haematology, Strategic and Global Issues in Cancer Care, Research Methods, Dissertation Options: Adults with Incapacity; Assessment, Evaluation and Support; Child Protection in Context; Child Protection: Risk to Reality; Contemporary Ethical and Professional Issues in Healthcare; Contemporary Issues in Intellectual Disability Practice; Critical Thinking, Analysis and Writing; Dissertation; Effective Learning and Teaching in Higher Education; Exploring Professional Roles in Practice; Improving Health and Well Being with People with Intellectual Disabilities; Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals; Integrating Cancer Genetics into Healthcare; Leadership; Interprofessional Learning and Mentoring; Managing Performance for Person Centred Services; Politics, Policy and Practice; Practising within a Consultancy Role; Professional Study & Practices; Professional Study & Practices; Research Methods; Safeguarding Vulnerable Individuals and Families; Strategic and Global Issues in Palliative Care; Symptom Management in Palliative Care; Therapeutic Communication in Palliative Care; Strategic and Global Issues in Cancer Care; Pathophysiology and Epidemiology in Diabetes Mellitus; Work Based learning Portfolio 1; Work Based Learning Portfolio 2.

Requirements at a glance Entry to the course To apply, you must be a practising health or social care practitioner with a BSc (Hons) or equivalent professional experience.Fees Table Fees 2012/132013/14 Home/EU£570£570per 20cr PC/PDHome/EU£350£35060cr DissertationOverseas£1,550£1,614per 20cr PC/PDOverseas£1,050£1,08060cr Dissertation Fees displayed are correct at the time of publication but the University Court reserves the right to make changes in fees at any time, and without notice, before or after the student's admission to the University. Tuition fees are reviewed annually and will rise each year during your programme of study, at least in line with inflation.

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