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Integrated Assessment short course

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The course will enable you as a health or social care professional to reflect and evaluate how clinical reasoning and complex decision-making is applied through an integrated assessment to optimise patient management.  It will take place over two days and is delivered by an interprofessional, clinically focussed team from Sheffield Hallam University.

Who the course is aimed at

This course is suitable for individuals or groups of staff who are registered health and social care professionals (Nursing, Allied Health Professionals and Social care). This course is suitable for individuals or groups of staff  working in the following areas and whose ambition it is to work towards an integrated assessment of the patient. For example: teams that promote admissions avoidance (for example in-reach in to the Emergency Department), frailty units, medical assessment units, community and intermediate care services and rehabilitation services.  It is suitable for those in generic or trusted assessor roles.

Benefits of taking the course to the individual, the organisation and the patient

The integrated assessment course provides the opportunity for individuals and groups to network and contribute actively to activities and discussions to advance this way of working.  Through an enquiry-based approach to learning, the course draws on complex case studies, critical incidents and shared learning from your own practice.  The course will also help you focus you to identify future development needs linked to a current of future integrated assessment role.

What you learn

The course will provide the opportunity for health and social care practitioners to:

  • develop an in-depth understanding of the principles of integrated assessment
  • critically review and reflect on decision making and clinical reasoning approaches within integrated assessment
  • reflect on your role within a wider context and share opportunities to enhance collaborative practice and networking
  • identify areas for further development through an individual action plan to ensure delivery of quality integrated patient care within your service.

To apply for a fee-paying place: please visit our Online Store, where you can either pay on line using a debit/credit card, or request an invoice be sent to your employer (note: a purchase order number must be quoted if you request an invoice). 

To apply for a SSPRD funded place: please follow the instructions below.

Fees and Funding for 2017/18

Indicative price for short course

Home / EU student: £250 per person


This module attracts Learning Beyond Registration/Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (LBR/SSPRD) funding by the following schemes:

How to apply

To apply for a Learning Beyond Registration/Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (LBR/SSPRD) funded place, please complete and return the relevant application form below:

Further information and LBR/SSPRD online application form

Further details

For further information please contact the module leader Dr Colette Fegan - c.m.fegan@shu.ac.uk or contact the student experience team:

0114 225 2373

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