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Integrated Health & Social Care

University Centre at Salford City College

UCAS Code: NU02 | Higher National Diploma - HND

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Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

This qualification in Healthcare Practice for England (Integrated Health & Social Care) aims:
? To equip students with the healthcare practice skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global health and social care environment
? To provide education and training for a range of careers in healthcare, including: healthcare assistant practitioner roles in a range of settings, nursing assistant roles, care navigation, planning and assessment roles as well as roles in public health, health promotion and non-clinical healthcare supervisory or lower management
? To provide insight and understanding into the diversity of roles within the healthcare sector, recognising the importance of collaboration at all levels
? To equip students with knowledge and understanding of culturally diverse organisations, cross-cultural issues, diversity and values
? To provide opportunities for students to enter or progress in employment in healthcare, or progress to higher education qualifications such as an Honours degree in Nursing, Public Health, Healthcare Administration or a related area
? To provide opportunities for students to develop the skills, techniques and personal attributes essential for successful working lives
? To support students to understand the local, regional and global context of healthcare practice, management and health promotion and, for those students with a global outlook, to aspire to international career pathways
? To provide students with opportunities to address contemporary health and care issues facing the sector, and society at large, with particular emphasis on integrated and compassionate care, and person-centred approaches to providing healthcare to individuals across their lifespan
? To offer a balance between employability skills and the knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations
? To provide students with opportunities to engage in an industry-recognised higher apprenticeship scheme that aligns with their employer’s needs and their own career aspirations
? To provide students with the context in which to consider professional ethics and their relation to personal, professional and statutory responsibilities within the industry.

Level 4 Mandatory Units:
1Law, Policy and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care (15 Credits)
2 Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in Health and Social Care Practice (30 credits)
3 Supporting the Individual Journey through Integrated Health and Social Care (15 credits)
4 Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice (Pearson-set Project) (15 credits)
17 Effective Reporting and Record-keeping in Health and Social Care Services (15 credits)
Plus 2 other Units

Level 5 Mandatory Units
18 Innovation and Improvement through Action Research (Pearson-set Project) (30 credits)
19 Reflective Approaches in Implementing Person-centred Practice (15 credits)
26 Supporting Team and Partnership Working Across Health and Social Care Services (15 credits)
22 Supporting Individuals through Significant Life Events (15 credits)
Plus 3 other Units.

The course includes 225 hours mandatory work experience in an occupationally relevant setting, and you will be supported in developing practice-based competencies by Tutors/Assessors and designated Workplace Mentors.

Modules

The modules listed below are a mixture of compulsory and optional. You may not have the opportunity to study all the modules shown as part of the course. There is a required mix of Core, Specialist and Optional units totaling 240 credits over the 2 years.

Year 1: Mandatory
1Law, Policy and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care (15 Credits)
2 Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in Health and Social Care Practice (30 credits)
3 Supporting the Individual Journey through Integrated Health and Social Care (15 credits)
4 Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice (Pearson-set Project) (15 credits)
17 Effective Reporting and Record-keeping in Health and Social Care Services (15 credits)

Optional: (all 15 credits) (2 are studied)
6 Supporting Dementia Care
8 Addressing Health Inequalities
9 Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Ill-Health
16 Supporting Adults in Residential Care

Year 2: Mandatory

18 Innovation and Improvement through Action Research (Pearson-set Project) (30 credits)
19 Reflective Approaches in Implementing Person-centred Practice (15 credits)
22 Supporting Individuals through Significant Life Events (15 credits)
26 Supporting Team and Partnership Working Across Health and Social Care Services (15 credits)

Optional: (all 15 credits) (3 are studied)
23 Managing Quality in Care Environments
24 Health Psychology
31 Providing Outpatient and Community Care
36 End of Life Care Planning and Support
38 Nursing – Principles and Fundamentals of Practice

The course includes 225 hours mandatory work experience in an occupationally relevant setting, and you will be supported in developing practice-based competencies by Tutors/Assessors and designated Workplace Mentors.

Assessment methods

Level 4
100% Coursework
Pearson-set Project
50% Practical Learning and Assessment Development Portfolio
20% Essays/Reports
20% Case studies, professional discussion, observation
10% Presentations

Level 5
100% Coursework
30% Practical Learning and Assessment Development Portfolio
20% Essays/Reports
40% Case studies, professional discussion, observation
10% Presentations

Tuition fees

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England
£7,500
per year
EU
£7,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,500
per year
Scotland
£7,500
per year
Wales
£7,500
per year

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