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Best 2 Courses in Medical Social Work 2019

Taking an additional academic course is a great way for students to expand their educational horizons. Courses provide students with the knowledge they need to better understand a particular subject. Most courses only last a few months, and many students decide to pursue a degree afterwards.

What is a course in medical social work? A course in medical social work provides students with a basic understanding of the field. Introductory-level information regarding social issues, cultural differences, and therapeutic methods are usually included in a course. Students are instructed using a wide range of lectures, examinations, discussions, and case studies. After completing a course, students will be expected to understand how to provide social assistance to a diverse array of demographics.

Students who complete a course in medical social work typically have an easier time finding employment. This additional education also entitles these students to higher salaries when compared to those who have not completed such a course.

The cost of taking a course in medical social work varies from country to country. It is also heavily impacted by institutional rates and the course’s duration. For more in-depth financial information, students should contact their prospective schools directly.

After completing a course in medical social work, students may find employment in a plethora of professional settings. Many employ their skills in hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes. These particular workers direct patients towards community resources that can help them readjust to day-to-day living. Others are hired by government organizations, such as school systems or law enforcement agencies. Social workers may also function as community educators and advise local authorities on important issues facing society.

There are many ways to take a course in medical social work. The majority of schools now offer online courses, which appeal more to students seeking a nontraditional approach to learning. For more information regarding this course, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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2 Results in Medical Social Work

Kensington and Chelsea College

This course is an introduction for those interested in a possible career in the field of Health and Social Care. The course is part of a study programme that will explore ... [+]

Working in the health and care professions is a rewarding experience. Your first step to a career in health and care starts at Kensington and Chelsea College.

You may have been out of education for a while in which case the Pre Access and Access course will help you to develop the skills that you need to progress into Higher Education in a health-related field.

Course Overview

This course is an introduction for those interested in a possible career in the field of Health and Social Care. The course is part of a study programme that will explore a range of subjects including communication, psychology, sociology, values, and principles of social work and responsibilities of care and support workers.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
35 weeks
Campus
London South Bank University

The School of Health and Social Care is the largest provider of CPPD for the health workforce in the South East of the UK. The portfolio offers training for bands 1-7 hea ... [+]

The School of Health and Social Care has a long-standing and well-deserved reputation for providing high-quality education and training and for undertaking research that makes a difference and is the largest provider of Continuous Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) for the health and social care workforce in the South East of the UK.

The School has over 400 teaching/research staff and a student body of over 7000 and has campuses in Southwark, South London and Havering in Essex. The Southwark campus hosts a state of the art facility including 14 inter-professional skills laboratories and the Havering campus provides high-quality educational facilities.

The School works with a variety of healthcare professionals including Bands 1-4 workers, nurses, midwives, social workers and many allied health professionals. The CPPD Portfolio includes a range of programmes, modules, study days and bespoke projects all meeting the needs of our service colleagues. Our programmes are designed and implemented in collaboration with service colleagues supporting the development of a workforce that is not only fit for the here and now but will be able to lead and innovate into the future.... [-]

United Kingdom London
August 2019
Full-time
Campus