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Healthcare Practice

Newcastle College University Centre

UCAS Code: L512 | Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

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GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grade C(4) or higher in Maths and English Language.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MM

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C

UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

This CertHE Healthcare Practice is your first step towards studying a nursing degree. Learning in a simulated hospital environment, this vocational healthcare degree will give you the foundation clinical and nursing skills to progress into further nursing studies and you will benefit from the industry experience of the qualified nurses who teach the degree programme. You will study topics such as psychology, sociology and safeguarding, giving you a foundation knowledge in nursing. This course has been validated by health professionals and has links to the CQC. You will benefit from guest lectures from organisations such as the NHS Social Work Team, Marie Curie, CQC and Parkinsons UK and undertake live briefs from industry. You will also gain a Mental Health First Aid qualification whilst studying this course (subject to funding). Once you successfully complete the CertHE Healthcare Practice you will be able to progress on to the FdSc Healthcare Practice degree or an alternative undergraduate nursing programme. Alternatively, you can progress into a career in care work or as a healthcare assistant.

Modules

• Bioscience 1 • Applied Health Science • Assessment and Clinical Skills in Healthcare • Safeguarding in Healthcare • Academic Study Skills • Personal Development or Recognition of Prior Learning • Work Related Learning. You will also learn to use healthcare and clinical equipment including defibrillators, hoists, airway and breathing equipment, documentation and care planning and maternity
simulation equipment.

Assessment methods

Students are taught through: • Small group learning • Seminars • Group work • One-to-ones • Collaborative working. Students are taught through: • Poster presentation • Case study work • Live briefs • Presentations.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Newcastle College University Centre

Department:

Health

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