This module is relevant to a wide range of practitioners working with those affected by prostate cancer. It aims to enable an in depth understanding of the current knowledge and evidence based findings on prostate cancer and its management. Content is very much patient centred, with specific reference to the patient journey and the physical and psychological impact of the disease and its management. Contemporary issues and approaches related to patient management and care will be discussed and critical reflection and evaluation of own and others clinical practice will be encouraged, with a clear emphasis on identifying implications for the practitioner role and the delivered.
The entry requirements for this module are as follows
Any of the following:
• A degree in a related healthcare subject e.g. nursing, radiotherapy & oncology or other allied health professional degree
• Diploma level, professionally recognised qualification in a related healthcare subject e.g. nursing or therapy/diagnostic radiography.
• Equivalent, international academic and/or professional qualifications will be considered.
Where English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.5 is required.
A minimum of 1 year post-registration experience.
Can satisfy the admissions team of the ability to complete the proposed pathway of study. All students accepted onto this programme must satisfy themselves that they have the relevant skills and resources outlined in the criteria below: • have the ability to use word processing packages; • have access to a computer with internet facilities; • have used web based learning materials OR have confidence in using the world wide web. Suitability for the course and their ability to complete the programme of study will be determined via the application, references and curriculum vitae. Applicants may undergo a telephone interview with the course leader to clarify any issues regarding requirements and expectations from both parties. In circumstances where it is not possible to interview an applicant and there is uncertainty regarding their suitability, they may be required to submit a short piece of work demonstrating their critical reflection and clinical reasoning skills which are essential to work at masters level.
For September 2013 start, the deadline for applications is 26th August 2013. For January 2014 start, the deadline for applications is 6th January 2014.
This module is delivered at our Collegiate Crescent Campus
A series of formative online e-tivities and a 3,000 word individually negotiated assignment.
Level and credits
Successful completion of this module will earn you 15 level 7 credits
To apply for a place, please complete and return the application form.
This module attracts Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) funding – please see the fees and funding tab for further information on which region is eligible.