Common Health Conditions | Level 2 | P14043
How to study
Days & Times
Flexible on demand
This qualification will give you an awareness of a range of common health conditions which will then encourage you to move on to further and more in-depth study of specific health conditions. Within this qualification you will learn about cardiovascular disease, stroke, arthritis, physical disabilities and Parkinson’s disease.
This is an online course. You will receive your welcome email with your course login details and further information within 48 hours of enrolment.
How does online learning work?
Learn anytime, anywhere!
Whether you’re looking to boost your professional development and career prospects or simply want to learn a skill in your spare time, an online course is a great way to gain a nationally recognised qualification.
Distance Learning courses give you the flexibility to study in a way that suits your personal and professional commitments. You can work at your own pace within the course timeframe and study in the comfort of your own home!
How it works:
You can sign up to our courses throughout the year.
Step 1: Register or login to fill out our online enrolment form by clicking the Apply Now button.
Step 2: You will receive email confirmation and asked to send a copy of your ID, where relevant, within 48 hours.
Step 3: You will be sent your login details to start your online learning.
Step 4: Depending on your course, you’ll either be automatically marked or have on-hand support and marking from a dedicated tutor.
Step 5: Depending on your course, you will either have access to a certificate download to print off, receive an e-certificate of achievement from the awarding body or receive a certificate through the post.
Limited FREE spaces!
There are limited free spaces available for this course subject to the following requirements:
• Aged 19 years or over
• Live in England
• Must have lived in the UK or EU for the 3 years prior to starting the course
• If aged 19-24 - must hold a full Level 2 qualification or above in any subject (i.e., QCF Diploma Level 2, five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C, two or three AS Levels, CSE grade 1 5 or more, one A-Level, QCF Certificate, GNVQ Intermediate, First Diploma, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of Learning Level 2).
• If aged 24+ no qualifications are required.
Please note, although this is a funded programme, withdrawal or non-completion will result in a charge of £100 to cover administration, registration and learning resources.
What modules will I study?
Unit 1: Understand how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions
You will discover how to accurately monitor the health of individuals living with an existing condition, studying patient observation, recording information relating to the patient and reporting this information to the relevant parties. You will also develop a knowledge of the responses required should there be changes to an individual’s condition.
Unit 2: Understand cardiovascular disease
Here you will gain an understanding of the cardiovascular system and the different forms of cardiovascular disease, including their signs, symptoms, causes and risk factors. This unit will also highlight the effects such a condition has on a patient’s daily life, as well as the treatment and management options available.
Unit 3: Stroke awareness
This unit covers the different types of stroke and their warning signs, symptoms and eventual effect on the individual. You will develop knowledge of the swift response required in the event of an emergency and the wide range of support that is available following a stroke.
Unit 4: Arthritis awareness
You will develop an understanding of the different types of arthritis, their causes, signs and symptoms. The module also touches upon how to best treat the condition in order to help those affected enjoy their day-to-day life.
Unit 5: Understand physical disability
This unit covers how to provide support to individuals with physical disabilities, help them to effectively manage their disability and their ability to maintain their independence.
Unit 6: Parkinson’s disease awareness
Within this unit you will discover how Parkinson’s develops and its underlying causes. This unit also outlines the treatment options, support services and strategies available for those managing the condition.
How will I be assessed?
- Interactive and easy to navigate resources
- Engaging videos and content, highlighting key knowledge and information
- Case studies to demonstrate how skills can be applied in practical situations
- An easy to use, integrated note-taking feature allowing you to jot down information as you work through the learning materials
- A series of activities to support and prepare you for your assessment.
Assessments are completed online throughout your course to evaluate your knowledge and understanding of the subject matter. They will be broken down into manageable tasks and once enrolled, you will receive an assessment schedule detailing deadlines so you can plan your studies.
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