Advancing practice in long term conditions management (degree level)

Key features

This 40 credit degree-level module will provide contemporary knowledge, skills and competencies for practitioners who wish to advance their practice to effectively manage a range of long-term conditions.

The module will highlight the significance and application of links between research/audit and evidence-based care in the management of long-term conditions and will equip you to lead and implement informed change in the practice of long-term conditions management.

At the end of the module you will be able to:

  • demonstrate a critical understanding of case management and its application to patients with multiple, complex needs.
  • systematically apply the principles of clinical assessment of patients including the ability to take a thorough history and carry out a physical examination of the cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and neurological systems, identifying abnormalities and offering a rationale for your actions.

Delivery consists of a variety of approaches including: lectures, group work, student-led activities, expert patient, simulation, equipment management, practical scenarios, CD-ROMS and directed study.

This module can be studied as a standalone module or as an optional module towards some of our BSc (Hons) Professional Development pathways - please contact the Professional Development Unit for further information.

This module is delivered by Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust in partnership with the University of Plymouth.

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Module code




FHEQ level

Level 6 - bachelors degree


Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Module dates

Please contact the Education Co-ordinator for the trust offering the module (see 'How to apply' for contact details)