First Contact Practitioner 2: Primary Care Practice
Who the course is aimed at
This module is aimed at clinicians working within advanced practice roles in Primary Care settings who have completed stage one.
Benefits of taking the course to the individual, the organisation and the patient
The aim of this module is to facilitate the development of complex reasoning and decision-making skills in advanced primary care practice to achieve stage 2 of the HEE FCP roadmap and FCP accreditation.
This will include the development of personalised care approaches with advanced interpersonal abilities, holistic and critical assessment, investigation and diagnostic skills to offer client focused prevention, intervention and management of complex conditions. You will also develop the personal attributes that underpin the 14 capabilities of the KSA’s detailed in the HEE FCP roadmap to practice with particular focus on critical evaluation of evidence based practice, service and personal development to support clinicians to meet the requirements of stage 2 of the roadmap.
What you learn
In order to prepare for the teaching sessions, learning materials and specific tasks will be delivered via distance learning.
You will gain the ability to apply a personalised care approach with the advanced use of interpersonal and communication skills in the effective management of individuals in primary care.
Develop an already comprehensive knowledge and critical evaluation of evidenced based condition management and prevention through multiple and inter-related interventions alongside collaborative MDT working to manage individuals in primary care.
Document professional progression and wider service development with application of critical evidence, clinical guidelines and patient preferences through self-awareness of your ability to lead, influence, and negotiate with others.
The indicative module contents map to the FCP KSA framework HEE MSK roadmap to practice however requires considerable experience (minimum 3-5 years of postgraduate practice) from the student to successfully complete the module. It is envisaged that clinicians with enough experience and application to practice will be able to successfully undertake the required workplace based assessments to verify stage 2 of the FCP roadmap.
Skills gained for the workplace
You will be able to pass on your gained knowledge to others, improving overall effectiveness and patient outcome.
Fees and Funding for 2022/23
|Indicative price for stand-alone module||
Home student: 710
|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
Relevant Professional Qualification and HCPC reigstration
If English is not your first language you will be required to submit IELTS score.
FCP Roadmap Stage 1 complete: via a supervisor or successful FCP1 module completion
Access to primary care working is required with scope to complete your placement hours (75 hours) with a supervisor you have secured (in some circumstances admission to the module may be accepted without this in place with prior approval by the module leader).
The above must be evidenced in your application form.
This module is delivered at our Collegiate Crescent Campus
This course is now full and closed to applicants.
The Module is delivered at our Collegiate Crescent Campus. The module is planned to commence in Summer 2022.
In addition to the practical sessions, you will also be expected you engage with independent guided study and student-directed learning. The module requires completion of primary care clinical practice (minimum 75 hours)
9/6/22, 23/6/22, 7/7/22
Module assessment is made up of two assessment tasks
Placement Portfolio: Critical reflection (3000 words)
Supervisor assessment of capability in primary care with Roadmap Stage 2 Work Place based assessments (Pass/Fail)
Successful completion of this module will earn you 15 level 7 credits