Modules for course B7AX | MSC/ADCLPR
MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

These are the modules currently offered on this course in the 2019–20 academic year.

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Year 1 Modules

Compulsory Modules

0 to 140 credits from:

  • Full time students must take:
  • NHS-4213: Bio.& Phy.for Advance Practice (20) (Semester 1) Core
    Cell biology. Homeostasis. Normal physiological function of the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, digestive and nervous systems and their role in homeostasis. Adaptation, tissue responses and the major pathological processes, including stress, inflammation, wound healing, fracture healing, sepsis, immune phenomena, haemostasis, ischaemia, infarction, necrosis, carcinogenesis and genetic and chromosome aberration effects. Pathophysiology of important diseases affecting the respiratory, cardiovascular, renal, digestive, musculoskeletal and nervous systems. Advice on literature searching, writing scientific reports and seminar presentation will be provided.
  • NHS-4227: Consultation & History Taking (20) (Semester 1) Core
  • NHS-4228: Examination & Diagnostics (20) (Semester 01/09/19 - 28/02/20) Core
  • NHS-4233: Dissertation (60) (Semester 1 + 2) Core
  • NHS-4250: Research Methods (20) (Semester 1 + 2) Core
    1. The scientific method (an overview of quantitative and qualitative approaches) 2. Secondary data analysis techniques. 3. Systematic review techniques 4. Audit and evaluation techniques 5. Models and strategies for knowledge transfer and utilisation 6. Preparing for ethics and governance submission 7. Writing research proposals 8. Quantitative and qualitative research approaches and their methods. 9. Applied data collection techniques; questionnaire design, interview and observation 10. Design, pilot and analyse results from questionnaires, observations and interviews; 11. Writing up quantitative and qualitative research 12. Reflexivity and the role of the researcher in qualitative research 13. Appropriately using a statistical package (SPSS) to assist with presentation and analysis of quantitative results; 14. Appropriately applying a range of qualitative techniques/methods to assist with the analysis of qualitative results;

0 to 60 credits from:

  • Part time students must take:
  • NHS-4213: Bio.& Phy.for Advance Practice (20) (Semester 1) Core
    Cell biology. Homeostasis. Normal physiological function of the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, digestive and nervous systems and their role in homeostasis. Adaptation, tissue responses and the major pathological processes, including stress, inflammation, wound healing, fracture healing, sepsis, immune phenomena, haemostasis, ischaemia, infarction, necrosis, carcinogenesis and genetic and chromosome aberration effects. Pathophysiology of important diseases affecting the respiratory, cardiovascular, renal, digestive, musculoskeletal and nervous systems. Advice on literature searching, writing scientific reports and seminar presentation will be provided.
  • NHS-4227: Consultation & History Taking (20) (Semester 1) Core
  • NHS-4228: Examination & Diagnostics (20) (Semester 01/09/19 - 28/02/20) Core

Optional Modules

0 to 40 credits from:

Year 2 Modules

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • NHS-4250: Research Methods (20)
    1. The scientific method (an overview of quantitative and qualitative approaches) 2. Secondary data analysis techniques. 3. Systematic review techniques 4. Audit and evaluation techniques 5. Models and strategies for knowledge transfer and utilisation 6. Preparing for ethics and governance submission 7. Writing research proposals 8. Quantitative and qualitative research approaches and their methods. 9. Applied data collection techniques; questionnaire design, interview and observation 10. Design, pilot and analyse results from questionnaires, observations and interviews; 11. Writing up quantitative and qualitative research 12. Reflexivity and the role of the researcher in qualitative research 13. Appropriately using a statistical package (SPSS) to assist with presentation and analysis of quantitative results; 14. Appropriately applying a range of qualitative techniques/methods to assist with the analysis of qualitative results;

Semester 2

  • NHS-4250: Research Methods
    1. The scientific method (an overview of quantitative and qualitative approaches) 2. Secondary data analysis techniques. 3. Systematic review techniques 4. Audit and evaluation techniques 5. Models and strategies for knowledge transfer and utilisation 6. Preparing for ethics and governance submission 7. Writing research proposals 8. Quantitative and qualitative research approaches and their methods. 9. Applied data collection techniques; questionnaire design, interview and observation 10. Design, pilot and analyse results from questionnaires, observations and interviews; 11. Writing up quantitative and qualitative research 12. Reflexivity and the role of the researcher in qualitative research 13. Appropriately using a statistical package (SPSS) to assist with presentation and analysis of quantitative results; 14. Appropriately applying a range of qualitative techniques/methods to assist with the analysis of qualitative results;

Optional Modules

40 credits from:

Year 3 Modules

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

Semester 2