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Child and Adolescent Mental Health content

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

 

This Child and Adolescent Mental Health (SCQF level 10) module is aimed at those working with children in education, health, social care, and the voluntary sectors.

You will examine the concept of health and wellbeing in relation to mental health in children and adolescents and explore key policy documents like Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC).

  • Start Date: 24th January 2022
  • Study Method: Online
  • Cost: Free
  • Contact:leenquiries@uhi.ac.uk  or call 01851 770 000 for more information
MA Health & Wellbeing content

MA Health & Wellbeing

MA Health & Wellbeing

The MA Health and Wellbeing is designed to meet the career development needs of health and social care professionals in the UK.

The course will increase your awareness of the social, technological, economic, political and environmental changes taking place within health and social care, whether in the public, private or voluntary sectors, enabling you to take your career to the next stage.

Pg Cert Healthcare QI content

Pg Cert Healthcare QI

Pg Cert Healthcare QI

There is increasing interest across the world in innovative approaches to improving quality, and reducing waste, harm, and variation in both the public and private sectors. Despite a decrease in mortality from cancer, heart disease, and stroke, and an associated increased life expectancy, there is a growing demand for health and social care services. There is therefore an urgent need to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of health and social care services to ensure they meet the current and predicted future needs of the population.

Introduction to a career in Social Care content

Introduction to a career in Social Care

Introduction to a career in Social Care

The course will introduce students to a career in Social Care, where opportunities are many and varied. The course has been designed for those who enjoy working with people, are compassionate, have a sense of fun, and are seeking a new rewarding career helping others live their lives to the full. 

Advanced Diabetes (SCQF level 10) CPD Award content

Advanced Diabetes (SCQF level 10) CPD Award

Advanced Diabetes (SCQF level 10) CPD Award

This Advanced Diabetes CPD Award provides students with the knowledge, confidence, and capability required in diabetes management.

The incidence of diabetes is rising globally and becoming one of the fastest-growing issues in public health. Diabetes is a long-term condition in which self-management is essential, along with support from healthcare professionals. 

The module is aimed at professionals registered either with General Medical Council (GMC), Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), or Health Professions Council (HPC). 

Health and Social Studies BA (Hons) content

Health and Social Studies BA (Hons)

Health and Social Studies BA (Hons)

This BA (Hons) Health and Social Studies course focuses on topical health issues including sociology, psychology, public health, rural health issues, health care ethics and the integration of health and social care.

Health and Social Care Supervision PDA content

Health and Social Care Supervision PDA

Health and Social Care Supervision PDA

The PDA Health and Social Care Supervision is designed for those working in the care sector in supervisory roles. It is approved to meet the registration requirements of the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and also provides continuing professional development (CPD) for first-line managers who provide supervision, support, and guidance.

Digital Health and Social Care (SCQF level 11) CPD Award content

Digital Health and Social Care (SCQF level 11) CPD Award

Digital Health and Social Care (SCQF level 11) CPD Award

The use of IT in health and social care is driven by the demand-led by patients, clients, consumers, and professionals alongside evolving technology. It has become increasingly necessary for healthcare professionals to acquire skills in the communication of information across a multitude of disciplines, for the safe delivery and steady advancement of health and social care in a digitised environment. 

Leading and Managing Care Services (SCQF level 9) CPD content

Leading and Managing Care Services (SCQF level 9) CPD

Leading and Managing Care Services (SCQF level 9) CPD

f you are a manager in a care setting this Continuing Professional Development (CPD) award can help you in your career development. It is designed to meet the registration requirements set by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) for managers.

This CPD Award Leading and Managing Care Services (SCQF level 9) is particularly suited to staff who already hold an approved care qualification. The award can be completed within 12 months and a student adviser will provide ongoing support throughout your studies.

Social Services and Healthcare (SCQF level 9) SVQ content

Social Services and Healthcare (SCQF level 9) SVQ

Social Services and Healthcare (SCQF level 9) SVQ

The SVQ Social Services and Healthcare SCQF Level 9 is mandatory for those employed in senior and/or management positions within the adult care sector. It is a requirement of the Scottish Social Services Council that people involved in adult care at a senior level have achieved, or are working towards, this qualification.