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BSc Professional Practice Framework (conversion options) This flexible part-time course will enable qualified practitioners to build on their existing experience and it will lead to increased expertise in caring for people in a variety of situations. Professional practice builds on qualified practitioners’ existing knowledge and skills through exploring practice experiences from an evidence-based perspective, leading to increasing expertise in caring for people in a variety of healthcare contexts. BSc Graduate Certificates You will need 120 credits from the likely modules listed below, which are all 20 credits at Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework (SCQF) level 9 (degree level unless otherwise indicated). These named awards are open to non-graduates and graduates and are made up of 60 named credits at SCQF level 9. The BSc Professional Practice Framework is a modular programme at Scottish Credit Qualification Framework (SCQF) level 9. It offers a part-time flexible route to a post-registration degree, a named graduate certificate or stand-alone modules for continuing professional development. The key purpose of the post-registration course is to provide a model of study for current practitioners in health and social care to develop their academic and professional knowledge and skills. Anticipating and Responding to Pain and Symptoms in Palliative Care/ Caring for the Patient and Family in Palliative Care/ Developing Professional Practice – Work Based Learning (available at 10, 20 and 30 credits)/ Digital Literacies/ Evidence Based Healthcare Governance/ Independent Study/ Interprofessional Working and Person Centred Care (IPE3)/ Leading in Health and Social Care/ Making Judgements and Decisions in Practice/ Management of Long Term Conditions/ Practice Development (available at SCQF level 9 and 10)/ Recognition and Management of the Deteriorating Patient (30 credits)/ Recovery Rehabilitation and Long Term Issues (30 credits)/ Theory and Practice of Person- Centred Health and Social Care (30 credits at SCQF Level 10) Structure You can choose to study for the BSc Professional Practice, a named graduate certificate or individual modules for your Continuing Professional Development. For a named qualification, you will complete the modules outlined here. Individual modules can be chosen from the range listed under the named award. Modules may include: Graduate Certificate in Clinical Leadership Modules include: Leading in Health and Social Care (20 credits)/ Making Judgements and Decisions in Practice (20 credits)/ Independent Study or Developing Professional Practice – Work-Based Learning (20 credits) Graduate Certificate in Developing Health and Social Care Practice Modules include: Digital Literacies (20 credits)/ Practice Development (20 credits)/ Independent Study or Developing Professional Practice – Work-based Learning (20 credits) Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care (delivered by our partners at St Columba’s Hospice) Modules include: Anticipating and Responding to Pain and Symptoms in Palliative Care (20 credits)/ Caring for the Patient and Family in Palliative Care (20 credits)/ Using Person-Centered Communication Skills in Palliative Care (20 credits) Teaching, learning and assessment Teaching and learning is primarily done through lectures and study days followed by students undertaking self-directed learning. Assessments come in a variety of formats depending on the specific module but can include portfolios, essays and case studies. The modules listed here are correct at time of print (Feb 2018) but may differ slightly to those offered in 2019. Please check the website for any updates. 88