Becoming an Assistant Practitioner means you have skills and experience in a particular area of clinical practice. Although you will not be a registered practitioner, you will have advanced skills and opportunities to continue your training.
Students on this course have a varied degree of experience yet share the ambition to provide high quality care.
This course attracts students eager for a career in settings such as:
• Nursing homes
• Residential homes
• Voluntary organisations
• Day centres
• Drop-in centres
• Special Schools
• GP surgeries
Your skills will help the NHS and independent sector meet demands for high quality care. As an Assistant Practitioner you can choose from a wide range of pathways, relevant to your area of work.
What will this course cover?
This course covers a wide range of areas alongside developing your skills for professional practice, leadership and management.
In year one you will cover: biological basis for health, sociology and psychology in context, and effective practice.
In year two you will study: role development and governance in practice.
Students also choose from the following pathways:
• Long Term Care and Caring for the Elderly
• Immediate, Critical and Peri- operative Care
• Mental Health
• Maternity and Newborn
• Child Care
• Acute Rehabilitation
Award: FdSc Professional Qualification 2 Years Full Time Taught in English