Entry requirements

You must be a relevant registered health and social care professional

The assessment strategy for this Level 6 or Masters level module is now in the form of a 30 minute Structured Oral and Practical Exam (SOPE) ONLY.
The assessment will allow you to demonstrate that you have the underpinning knowledge necessary for remote clinical practice.

This Level 6 or Masters level module syllabus covers a range of issues dealing with Remote Clinical Decision Making in Practice, Professional Issues, Safe Working Practices.

This module has been updated and re-worked significantly since it’s orginal conception, and is more relvenat than ever as practices change during a pandemic, and remote working are becoming the norm.

On successful completion of this level 3 (UZYSWN-20-3) or Masters level (UZYSWW-20-M) module, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an in depth understanding of triage tools used within remote clinical triage
  • Critically evaluate evidence-based best practice models and system-based approaches within remote clinical decision-making
  • Demonstrate competence in clinical reasoning skills for common presentations found within remote clinical triage whilst managing the associated clinical risk
  • Explore and critically appraise the legal and ethical principles that relate to remote clinical triage in relation to a common clinical presentation
  • Critically evaluate the roles and responsibilities of the remote clinical advisor
  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the communication skills needed for remote clinical triage
  • Critically evaluate clinical decisions made in conjunction with clinical decision-making software, evidence-based best practice models and system-based approaches.
The assessment strategy for this Level 6 or Masters level module is now in the form of a 30 minute Structured Oral and Practical Exam (SOPE) ONLY.
The assessment will allow you to demonstrate that you have the underpinning knowledge necessary for remote clinical practice.

The level 3 or Masters level module syllabus covers:

Remote Clinical Decision Making in Practice:
  • Existing triage tools used in Remote Tele-Health
  • Advantages and limitations of Computer Lead Clinical Decision Making Software (CDMS)
  • Applying Clinical Reasoning, Evidence Based Practice and Tacit Knowledge in Remote Clinical Decision Making
  • Managing common Remote Tele-health presentations (acute pain, falls, mental health crisis call, frequent caller, complex social needs)
  • System based approaches to Remote Clinical Decision Making
  • Supporting the best patient outcomes through appropriate dispositions
  • Managing and mitigating clinical risk
Professional Issues:
  • Remote Tele-health and its importance nationally with the provision of healthcare and managing NHS capacity issues
  • The role and responsibilities of the Remote Clinical Advisor within provision of urgent and emergency care services
  • Practicing within a framework of professional ownership, accountability and responsibility
  • Develop Clinical leadership and communication skills
  • Evidence Based Medicine within clinical decision making
  • The importance of research and clinical audit within Remote Clinical Decision Making to promote individual and service improvement
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Staying well, developing and maintaining psychosocial resilience
Communication:
  • Developing therapeutic relationships with patients, family, guardians and friends
  • Crew consultations and referring patients
  • Communicating across inter-professional boundaries
  • Managing challenging callers
  • Supporting concordant clinical decisions
  • Working with professional colleagues so support appropriate patient outcomes.
Safe Working Practice:
  • Legal and ethical responsibilities within Remote Clinical Decisions Making
  • Managing feedback and the complaints process
  • Managing frequent callers
  • Managing and evaluating clinical risk
  • Safeguarding
Learning and Teaching

The programme will be entirely delivered using a blended learning methodology; incorporating technology enhanced learning material, online web content, video presentations, lectures and seminars.

Scheduled learning includes lectures; case based learning including small group work and seminar discussion.

Independent learning includes essential reading, assignment preparation and completion and presentation preparation and completion.

Study time

This level 3 or Masters level module will be delivered via approximately 48 hours of contact time; this will be over a block of approximately 11 weeks. Contact time includes face-to-face sessions as well as synchronous and asynchronous online learning.

Assessment

The assessment strategy for this level 3 or Masters level module is in the form of a 30 minute Structured Oral and Practical Exam (SOPE). The assessment will allow you to demonstrate that you have the underpinning knowledge necessary for remote clinical practice.

Module code

UZYSWN-20-3 or UZYSWW-20-M (Masters Level)

*Virtual* Teaching dates

  • Tuesday – 12 January 2021
    CPD DISTANCE LEARNING (GLENSIDE)
    09:00 – 16:00
  • Tuesday – 19 January 2021
    CPD DISTANCE LEARNING (GLENSIDE)
    09:00 – 16:00
  • Tuesday – 26 January 2021
    CPD DISTANCE LEARNING (GLENSIDE)
    09:00 – 16:00
  • Tuesday – 02 February 2021
    CPD DISTANCE LEARNING (GLENSIDE)
    09:00 – 16:00
  • Tuesday – 09 February 2021
    CPD DISTANCE LEARNING (GLENSIDE)
    09:00 – 16:00
  • Tuesday – 23 February 2021
    CPD DISTANCE LEARNING (GLENSIDE)
    09:00 – 16:00
  • Tuesday – 02 March 2021
    CPD DISTANCE LEARNING (GLENSIDE)
    09:00 – 16:00

09:00 – 12th Nov 2020

Please do NOT apply direct with UWE unless you have been told your application is successful – If you do you funding application will be rejected

For more details on the application process :

Please see the ‘How to apply page’  for more info & downloads of the scoring and application process T&Cs you will be agreeing to by applying.

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The deadline for applications has now passed. Places may come available if people withdraw before the start date, they will be advertised as short notice 1st come 1st served places on the social media streams (see the bottom of the page for links)