Managing Long Term Conditions

Managing Long Term Conditions

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If you are a healthcare professional wishing to develop a career pathway or specialist interest in caring for patients with long term conditions, this module will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills of critical evaluation, reasoned thinking and robust decision making to do this. This will meet your specific continuing professional development needs when considering a variety of long term conditions and their impact on patients, carers and the wider community.

Who the course is aimed at 

All Healthcare Professionals working with those with long term conditions.

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

  • Improved confidence in managing patients with long term conditions in a variety of settings
  • Developing your skills so that you can become a resource for your colleagues, organisation and patients
  • Improved patient outcomes from your more specialist interventions

What you learn 

Learning on the module is centred around the strategies and challenges of managing long term conditions, focusing on current and future initiatives to support self management and community based interventions. Public Health perspectives of long term conditions are introduced, alongside key themes of the use of technology and virtual wards. These areas are set against the implications and challenges faced in achieving the UK government's vision presented in, for example, the NHS Long-term plan (2019)


General areas covered 

The module is not condition focused and explores the management of long term conditions from varying perspectives, and within a variety of settings that may take place outside of usual healthcare providers.


 Skills gained for the workplace, technical skills or academic skills 

Ability to deal with patients with multi pathologies.

Unique or interesting features 

Some sessions taught by honorary professors who are working clinicians.

Fees and Funding for 2024/25

Indicative price for stand-alone module

Home student: £1,720

EU / International students: £2,870 - this is part-time study and therefore cannot provide sponsorship for Tier 4.

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 professional qualification
    • Relevant work experience
    • Relevant workplace opportunities and organisational support

    (The above must be evidenced in the applicants application form)

    International students must have reliable internet access and supply IELTS scores 6.5.

  • 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 delivery on January 2025.

    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:

    • Case Study

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

Further details

For further information please contact the module leader Leisa Anderton -

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