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HND Healthcare Practice (HND Top-up)

New College Nottingham
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Course UCAS code: HP34
Qualification type:
  • HND, Full-time , Duration: 1 Years
Course Summary:
**This Higher National Diploma (HND) course has been designed to provide students with the broad range of knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in a health and/or social care environment. You will gain a valuable insight into the diversity of the healthcare sector and the importance of collaboration and excellent communication at all levels. It is suitable for those currently employed in relevant sectors and seeking higher-level qualifications to further develop their career.** **About the course** You’ll be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of the basic concepts, values and principles of healthcare practice, and the necessary skills to perform effectively in a variety of settings within the healthcare sector. The course provides the opportunity to develop transferable skills such as effective team-working, being adaptable and flexible, whilst developing problem-solving skills. **HND modules include:** • Innovation and Improvement through Action Research • Reflective Approaches in Implementing Person-centred Practice • Supporting Team and Partnership Working across Health & Social Care Services • Supporting Individuals through Significant Life Events • Care Planning Processes in Healthcare Practice • Recognising and Meeting the Needs of People with Long-term Health Conditions • Complementary Therapies in Healthcare Practice During the HND year a further 225 hours of work placement in a health and/or social care setting providing direct care to service users is required. **Assessment** Units are assessed via a range of internally set and assessed assignments including reports, presentations, portfolios using a range of research, investigation, problem-solving, and portfolio-based methods. **Your career and progression** Upon successful completion you could go into employment or progress onto a range of relevant health and social care-related top-up degree courses, such as Health and Social Care, Health Studies, Adult Nursing, Public Health or Health Promotion.
Application deadline details:

15 January

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Set for Year 1 for EU at £8,250
Set for Year 1 for England at £8,250
Set for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £8,250
Set for Year 1 for Scotland at £8,250
Set for Year 1 for Wales at £8,250
Set for Year 1 for Channel Islands at £8,250
Provisional for Year 1 for International at £9,500
Main Contact:
Tel. 0115 838 0610
Email. [email protected]

The University Centre Team:
Tel. 0115 838 0610
Email. [email protected]

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