This Apprenticeship Standard builds and develops your knowledge and skills to support your responsibility undertake defined clinical or therapeutic interventions appropriately delegated by a Registered Practitioner. It is ideal for those seeking to further develop their own skills and knowledge, and that of others, through recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities enabling flexibility in practice and responsiveness to changing service needs.
The course promotes your understanding of the impact of effective health promotion, empowering, healthy lifestyles such as movement and nutrition and fluid balance; develops evidenced based practice to enable recommendations to improve the quality of service delivery and builds your ability to communicate complex sensitive information to a wide variety of professionals through a variety of methods.
It will help you to ensure a service is safe, effective, caring, responsive to people’s needs and you will also gain a Level 5 Diploma for Assistant Practitioners in Healthcare.
Modules are taught through work-based support, lectures and workshops. Topics include:
- Principles and philosophy of health and social care
- Physiology, organisation and function of the human body
- Lifespan developments and healthcare needs from prenatal to end of life/bereavement
- Research and development in the health and social care sector to inform and improve quality of care
- Provision and promotion of holistic person centred care and support, duty of care and safeguarding of individuals
- The importance of the strategic environment in health and social care and the implications for the individual
- The importance of current evidence based practice within scope of the role