Canterbury Christ Church University Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care

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Canterbury Christ Church University Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care

Year of entry: 2017/18

Foundation Degree Health and Care (Nursing Associate)

Why Health and Care?

Canterbury Christ Church University Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care, This Foundation Degree in Health and Care (FD HC) has been designed in partnership with local employers and current trainees to address the education and development needs of the associate (non-registered) workforce.

What will I study?

Canterbury Christ Church University Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care, Canterbury Christ Church University Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care, The Foundation Degree Health and Care has been designed around an integration of theory and work-based learning, gained at both university and work. The programme consists of core modules where you come together with other trainees to learn shared theory in an interprofessional environment; and pathway or workplace specific modules for example Learning at Work (Nursing Associate) which develops your knowledge and skills relevant to your place of work or role development.

Your journey starts in year one where you will begin to develop and enhance some of the fundamental skills and knowledge required for personal and professional advancement. During year one you will participate in four core modules (20 credits each, 80 credits in total) which will facilitate the development of fundamental knowledge across the health and care sector. The programme commences with an induction which encompasses both an induction to academic and work-based learning, including external placements for those on the Nursing Associate pathway. The first module, Lifelong Learning, prepares you for your journey into and through Higher Education. Other core modules will introduce core concepts such as person-centred care, health promotion, human development through the life span and anatomy and physiology. For those on the generic pathway there will be 2 open modules where you can tailor the learning to your own place of work, ideal for those wishing to become an Assistant Practitioner.