CPD/Short Course

Holistic Assessment

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Duration: One semester.
Date: Session times 09:00 - 16:00
Location: Ipswich
Cost: Students on this programme are typically funded by Health Education England.


Provides students with an opportunity to demonstrate motivation and commitment to the development of the holistic assessment processes of adult patients/clients in a specific practice setting.

There will be an emphasis on practitioners identifying learning content based on their personal development plan, specific to the holistic assessment needs of their particular adult patient/client group. Assessment consists of the compilation of a portfolio of evidence including documentation and assessment of actual holistic assessments carried out, an Objective Structured Clinical Examination and a critical self-evaluation.

  • To engage in comprehensive enquiry with identified aspects of holistic assessment of individual’s.

  • To extend opportunities for critical self-evaluation.

  • To achieve specified holistic assessment competencies in the work place.

Course Staff

Colin Winter

Colin is Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing and has worked in a range of environments including Critical Care and Management.

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Mel Deal

Mel is a Senior Lecturer and has worked within coronary care, cardiology, and cardiology research.

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Rosie Kearton

Rosie is a qualified adult nurse and Lecturer in Adult Nursing.

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Peter Brown

Peter is Lecturer in Adult Nursing and senior fellow of the higher education academy. He continues to work in clinical practice in emergency and critical care.

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Dawn Parsons

Dawn has developed particular interests in education and caring for acute and critically ill patients and is Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing. 


Students on this programme are typically funded by Health Education England, if you aren’t, please get in touch.

Contact us NHS Health Education England Website
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