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Advanced Nurse Practitioner/Professional Practice (Taught)

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)
Online / distance program
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Program description

Awarded by: University of the Highlands and Islands

What is special about this course?
Developed in partnership with expert clinical partners, and taught by subject experts, this course will equip nurses and allied health professionals to work autonomously to lead and deliver advanced healthcare for patients/clients.

The course will support practitioners to develop advanced knowledge and skills that apply to the four pillars of advanced practice: clinical practice; leadership; facilitation of learning; and evidence based research and development.

The course is relevant for existing advanced practitioners or those who are working towards advanced practice across a range of healthcare settings, including remote and rural contexts.

A combination of core and option modules will support consolidation of clinical knowledge and skills reflecting the Advanced Practice Framework.

The programme offers the two routes of: Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) or Advanced Professional Practice.

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Special features

How will I study my course?
You will study mainly through supported online learning via the university's virtual learning environment (VLE) with some face-to-face delivery for certain modules. You will be invited to attend a campus-based induction at the start of the programme, alternative induction arrangements will be available for those who cannot attend the campus event.

If you have any questions or need further information, please email Joanna Smith, Lecturer/Head of Postgraduate Studies:

How long will my course last?

About this institute

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

The University of the Highlands and Islands is an integrated university encompassing both further and higher education. We are not a traditional university. We are different. We are part of a new breed of tertiary institutions, the only one in...

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