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UCEN Manchester

Healthcare Practice for England (Integrated Health and Social Care)

UCAS Code: LL55

Higher National Certificate - HNC

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48

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

The Healthcare Practice HNC is designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, with a strong work related emphasis. The course will develop practical skills and knowledge essential for jobs in the growing care sector, and will be delivered in our Higher Education building at our Openshaw campus.

It will equip you with underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for success in employment in the health and/or social care sector at a supervisory or management level. The course will develop specialist knowledge relevant to jobs and professions within Health and Social care to enable you to progress in your current role or gain employment in the health and/or social care sector. You will develop the range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance and progression in your working life.

This course also aims to prepare you to progress in your academic and professional development, leading to further advanced professional qualifications.

This course is supported by focused study in areas of health and social care including specially designed units. You will be given the opportunity to develop and contribute to the health and social care environment through the combination of the knowledge and skills gained in different parts of the programme.

During the course of the programme, you will be required to carry out 225 hours work-based experience in a relevant setting

Modules

Examples of current modules-

Level 4 Mandatory Units:
1. Law, Policy and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care
2. Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in health and Social Care Practice
3. Supporting the Individual Journey through Integrated health and Social Care
4. Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice
5. Effective Reporting and Record-keeping in Health and Social Care Services

Level 4 Specialist Units:
6. Addressing Health Inequalities
7. Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Ill-Health

Assessment methods

50% Practical Learning and Assessment Development Portfolio
20% Essays/Reports
20% Case studies, professional discussion, observation
10% Presentations

The Uni


Course location:

Openshaw Campus

Department:

Care (SPS)

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