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Acute Care of the Older Person with Frailty
Our Postgraduate Certificate in Acute Care of the Older Person with Frailty enables UK registered healthcare professionals to achieve professional development and experience in this specialist area.
You will develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of care relating to the management of older patients with frailty through:
- evaluation of care.
Older patients with frailty often have complex care needs. You will develop your critical understanding of acute care of the older person with frailty. And by applying evidence based practice, you'll learn to deliver the best outcome of care for the patient and their family
Relevant, national and international research and evidence based literature informs the course content. Our lecturers are experienced in their specialist practice areas. And maintain excellent practice links with those areas locally or across the region.
How to apply
Apply through our Moodle Portal.
Applications are dealt with on a first come, first served basis, so please act early to avoid disappointment.
If you only wish to take one module as a stand alone module (rather than as part of the PGCert), then you can apply to be a postgraduate associate student.
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Questions about fees?
Fees quoted are for the first year only. If you are studying a course that lasts longer than one year your fees will increase each year.
Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed below.
Financial support and scholarships
Learning and assessment
You will study two compulsory modules on this postgraduate certificate. This consists of
- One single module (20 credits at Level seven)
- One double module (40 credits at Level seven).
On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in
Acute Care of the Older Person with Frailty worth 60 CATS credits at Level 7.
After you graduate
Students who have completed similar postgraduate certificate courses at Oxford Brookes have been employed within their speciality both locally and nationally. This course enables you to work through the Agenda for Change grading bands to gain career progression as a practitioner in your field.
Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.