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Living Well with Long Term Conditions

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This module is for those  who wish to enhance health and wellbeing for service users with long term conditions and encourage development of self management strategies. To do this the module considers critically theories behind self management and also considers barriers to engagement and strategies for  overcoming these. 


Who the course is aimed at


This module is aimed at anyone within health and social care  who is interested in enhancing the health and wellbeing of service users with long term conditions  for example Nurses, allied health professionals, workers within charities and third sector organisations.


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


You will develop a greater awareness of how to develop solutions to challenges faced when developing services and strategies for self management for people with long term conditions. This will lead to enhanced health and well being for the service user.


What you learn 


This module will examine and explore the evidence based practice around working with people with long term conditions including the service user narrative and these will be applied to innovative solutions to enhance your future professional practice.


General areas covered – indicative content


·         Policy and clinical guidance for management of long term conditions

·         Service users as experts of their own condition

·         Person centred psychosocial approaches including coaching and motivational interviewing, and self management approaches

·         Activity Management e.g. pacing, fatigue management

·         Technology enhanced interventions

·         Quality of Life indicators

·         End of life care support

To Study this distance learning module you will require access to a computer with:

  • a reliable internet connection
  • Microsoft or Apple Mac Supported Office Software
  • the current version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox

Fees and Funding for 2021/22

Indicative price for stand-alone module

Home student: £1,415

EU / International students: £1,415 - this is part-time study and therefore cannot provide sponsorship for Tier 4.


This module attracts Workforce Development / Workforce Transformation funding WDF/WTF by the following schemes:

How to apply

To apply for a self-funded place, please complete and return the application form below:

To apply for a Workforce Development / Workforce Transformation funding WDF/WTF funded place, please complete and return the relevant application form below:

Further information and Workforce Development Funding / CPD Funding online application form

  • Entry requirements

    "•        Relevant Degree
    •        Relevant work experience  If English is not your first language you must have an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill area 
    The above must be evidenced in your application form


  • Attendance

    Delivery Method:

    This module is delivered via distance learning

    View our statement on notional study hours »

    Provisional timetable

    This module is planned to commence in January 2022.  The module is delivered over a 12 week period.

    This module is delivered via distance learning. Attendance at the university is not required but engagement with online activity is expected.


    View our statement on timetable changes »

  • Assessment

    Module assessment is made up of one or more assessment tasks. The assessment task(s) for this module are:

    • Presentation

    Successful completion of this module will earn you 30 level 7 credits

Further details

For further information please contact the module leader Tina Guilford - or contact the student experience team:

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