Professional Practice

Aston University
In Birmingham (England)

Rs 95,423
*Guide price
Original amount in GBP:
£ 1,100

Important information

Typology Postgraduate
Location Birmingham (England)
Start Different dates available
  • Postgraduate
  • Birmingham (England)
  • Start:
    Different dates available

 private study time amounting to 100 hours per 10 credits is assumed.

Location: This is a distance learning course, delivered by e-learning. Access to course materials will be given by Aston University after the registration procedure has been completed.
Start date: October

Fee: £1100

Number of credits: 20

Important information

Requirements: Aims of this module This module will provide students with an opportunity to learn about healthcare science practice and its ethical and legal requirements. This module will also introduce the frameworks underpinning professional practice for all healthcare science as defined by Good Scientific Practice and provide the knowledge, skills and experience and tools to develop, improve and maintain a high standard of professional practice at all times.


Where and when

Starts Location
Different dates available
West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, England
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Starts Different dates available
West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, England
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What you'll learn on the course

NHS Training
Quality Training
Quality Training

Course programme

Module content

  • Discuss the ethical foundations of professionalism including critical reflection and how these relate to the clinical scientist, the practice of healthcare science and the wider healthcare environment.
  • Explain and critically evaluate the structures and processes that underpin the quality of the service provided by the NHS and quality improvement initiatives to promote high quality patient care and enhance patient safety and discuss the quality mechanisms relevant to your division/specialism.
  • Explain the principles of effective written and verbal communication and feedback considering the needs of patients, the public, health professionals and scientists.
  • Discuss, compare and contrast a range of leadership models including those that underpin current NHS Leadership and Competency Frameworks and identify and critically evaluate how your personal values, principles and assumptions affect your personal leadership style.Explain the current structure and management of health and social care systems and services at a national (UK wide) and local level and the way in which the voice of patients and the public is embedded in all aspects of healthcare and healthcare education.