CPD

Theory and Practice of Person-centredness in Health & Wellbeing

This postgraduate module facilitates learners’ explorations of concepts, principles, theories and models underpinning person-centred practice in a variety of health and social care settings. The module also enables a consideration of person-centeredness in a wide range of services and with different users of services. Throughout the module there is a focus on the promotion of health, wellbeing and healthfulness. By undertaking this module, learners will develop expertise in understanding and responding to the needs of persons, families and communities in ways that are consistent with the theoretical underpinnings and the values of person-centeredness throughout the lifespan and from a global perspective.

Please note: although a start date is specified in the Course Overview box opposite, this may not represent the actual start date. For confirmation of start date, please contact the staff member named on the Key Details tab of this page.

Course Structure

Structure
This online module consists of 6 key units:
Unit 1: What does it mean to be a person
Unit 2: Global perspectives
Unit 3: Models, theories and frameworks for
person-centred practice/wellbeing
Unit 4: Methodologies for developing personcentred
cultures (and health & social care)
Unit 5: Person-centred research and evaluation
Unit 6: Person-centred Leadership

Entry requirements

Standard

The standard entry requirement for postgraduate study is a degree. If you do not
have a degree, you should include evidence in your supporting statement that strengthens your
application to study at postgraduate level. All candidates must meet QMU general academic regulations for admission. For details please see the link below: www.qmu.ac.uk/quality/qm/
AZindex.htm

International


Where your honours degree has not been studied in English, you will be required to provide evidence of English language competence at no less than IELTS 6.5 and no individual component score below 6.0.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Module Outline

 

The module also enables a consideration of person-centredness in a wide range of services and with different users of services. Throughout the module there is a focus on the promotion of health, wellbeing and healthfulness. By undertaking this module, learners will develop expertise in understanding and responding to the needs of persons, families and communities in ways that are consistent with the theoretical underpinnings and the values of person-centredness throughout the lifespan and from a global perspective. 

Structure

This online module consists of 6 key units:

Unit 1: What does it mean to be a person

Unit 2: Global perspectives

Unit 3: Models, theories and frameworks for

person-centred practice/wellbeing

Unit 4: Methodologies for developing personcentred

cultures (and health & social care)

Unit 5: Person-centred research and evaluation

Unit 6: Person-centred Leadership

 

Professional registration

This course does not provide professional registration.

Key details

Key details Exit awards 40 credits Delivery Online Duration 8 months part-time Start date February Application deadline 11th January 2019 Application Visit www.qmu.ac.uk/study-here/postgraduatestudy/ 2018-postgraduate-courses/msc-pgdippgcert- person-centred-practice/ Module fee 2018/19 Scot/UK/EU/International £1770

 

“The Division of Nursing and The Centre for Person-centred Practice Research are excited to offer this new, post graduate online module which we have developed to appeal to international learners. With the growing popularity of person-centeredness and person-centred care around the world, we wanted to provide a high quality learning module that will enable learners to have the philosophical and theoretical underpinnings to draw on in a range of practice, policy, education and research endeavours. We hope you will come and join us in exploring and promoting person-centeredness.“ Brendan McCormack & Jan Dewing

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