A NES-led qualification design team has worked with the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) to create a new award to support the development of a skilled health and social care workforce who are confident to work and help people in today’s digital society.
The Technology Enabled Care, Professional Development Award (PDA) at SCQF Level 7 is equivalent to an Advanced Higher or HNC academic qualification. It replaces the previous Level 6 Telehealthcare Award and builds on its structure and content tailored for those already working in Technology Enabled Care.
The new Award offers an optional unit, Using Digital Technology to Support People in Health, Housing and Care. This will be of interest to people who:
The cross-sector expertise of the qualification design team has ensured the Award is contemporary and represents an integrated approach to support people to self-manage their health and wellbeing.
Article Source: https://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk/newsroom/features-and-articles/new-professional-development-award-(pda)-in-technology-enabled-care.aspx