DEVELOPING SKILLS AND SUPPORTING QUALITY DEMENTIA CARE IN THE ACUTE ENVIRONMENT - 2017/8

Module code: NUR2177

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

GROSVENOR WJ Mrs (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits

15

ECT Credits

7.5

Framework

FHEQ Level 5

JACs code

B741

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

N/A

Module Availability

Year long

Overall student workload

Workshop Hours: 2

Independent Study Hours: 120

Lecture Hours: 11

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework WORKBOOK Pass/Fail
Coursework CASE STUDY ESSAY 100

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Develop new knowledge and skills related to dementia care
Explore the dementia journey and how to meet the needs of people with dementia.
Empower the student to work with colleagues and carers to support best use of resources, providing dignity and choice for people with dementia
Develop skills in dementia care with the aim of delivering high quality, effective person centred care that values and empowers the person with dementia

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content



Experiences of dementia

Enabling people to live well with dementia

Communication skills

Methods of Teaching / Learning


150 hours:

37.5 hours taught

7.5 hours work based learning

105 hours self-directed study

Assessment Strategy

Reading list

Reading list for DEVELOPING SKILLS AND SUPPORTING QUALITY DEMENTIA CARE IN THE ACUTE ENVIRONMENT : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/nur2177

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.