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, gastro-intestinal, 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 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)