Advanced Practice (Child Health)

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MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

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Part Time

| Admissions status: Open
PURPOSE
This pathway is designed for experienced child healthcare practitioners who wish to advance their clinical practice, develop their professional career and enhance their knowledge of research and evidence-based healthcare.

DESCRIPTION
The pathway builds on your existing skills and experience to enable you to lead and support the development and subsequent delivery of evidence-based practice. It will enable you to develop a critical understanding of research methods and methodologies, use theoretical concepts from nursing and other disciplines to generate researchable questions focused around child healthcare, develop a scientific basis for examining child healthcare practice, use the skills of critical reflection, and understand the political context of healthcare and how it influences practice. It is a suitable programme for practitioners from a wide variety of child healthcare areas.

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KEY FACTS
Programme leader/s
Dr Edward Purssell
Awarding institution
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
Duration
Typically students take one year to complete a certificate, two years for a diploma and three years for an MSc. Maximum of six years PT.
Location
Waterloo and Guy's campuses.
Student destinations
Nurse specialist, consultant nurse.
Year of entry 2014
Offered by
Lecture theatre