Systemic Theory and Practice 4 - Level 7

About this module

High quality clinical practice requires a strong theoretical foundation that includes an exploration of issues of race, culture, gender and disabilities.

This module will provide an intensive exploration of the development of systemic theory and practice linking the historical context studied in Systemic Theory and Practice 3 with a more contemporary perspective. 

Attention will be given to understanding the broader context in which these theories arose and will invite you to critique these ideas from a more post-modern collaborative standpoint.

Learning Beyond Registration

Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) is a vital part of developing competent, capable health service practitioners prepared to deliver a dynamic, flexible, quality, client-focused service. If you're employed by the NHS in the East Midlands then you may be eligible for fee-free access to our LBR modules and/or programmes. You'll need to supply evidence of approval from your line manager and Trust Education Lead when you apply.

Find out more about LBR at Find out more at www.derby.ac.uk/lbr.

Continuing Professional Development

CPD is a core element of every health and social care professional's development journey. We have CPD modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (levels 6 and 7), which have all been tailored to meet the needs of practitioners and managers working within the health and social care sectors. We have modules to suit nurses, occupational therapists, hand therapists, radiographers, psychotherapists, and those working within complementary therapies.

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Which professions is this module aimed at? All Health and Social Care Professionals

Start dates are usually: September

Module level: Level 7

Module credits: 20 credits

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module you will be able to:

  1. Critically analyse your ability to think reflexively and make use of the supervision and consultation process.
  2. Critically demonstrate an ability to take an active role in the development of personal learning and be able to identify areas of personal strength as well as areas for future personal development. 
  3. Critically appraise your practice from an anti-discriminatory standpoint and be able to demonstrate evidence of their commitment to this in their work.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of wider systems and their impact on the individual and family life, and an ability to include this perspective in work with clients.

Fees and finance

Studying via LBR

If you're employed by the NHS in the East Midlands you may be eligible for fee-free access to out LBR modules. You'll need to supply evidence of approval from your line manager and Trust Education Lead when you apply. Find out more at www.derby.ac.uk/lbr

Self-funded CPD

If you're self-funding, then the team you need to contact depends upon how you wish to study. Some modules are available online whereas others are studied on campus, through distance learning or a mixture of the two.

Where will I study?

You'll study this course via on campus learning.

Contact details

To find out more about studying this module through the LBR scheme, please contact the LBR team:

T: +44 (0)1332 591992
E: lbr@derby.ac.uk

Or visit www.derby.ac.uk/lbr

For campus, blended or distance learning modules please contact the College of Health and Social care team:

T: +44 (0)1332 591703
E: hsc@derby.ac.uk