FDSc Assistant Practitioner


This programme has been designed to enable practitioners in community health, education and social care to meet their continuing professional development needs and develop expertise in their specific professional practice.

Students undertaking this degree may come from, or wish to gain future employment in, a variety of care delivery settings; hospital in and outpatient settings, nursing homes, residential homes, voluntary organisations, day centres, ‘drop in’ centres, special schools or agencies providing domiciliary care for vulnerable, elderly and disabled groups.

From September 2016 we will be offering this course at both our Uxbridge and Aylesbury Vale campuses

Students may undertake this programme within one of the following pathways:

  • longer term care and care of older people
  • immediate, critical and peri-operative care
  • mental health
  • maternity and newborn
  • child care
  • acute rehabilitation

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