HIGHER LEVEL COMMUNICATION - 2017/8

Module code: NUR3206

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

ARBER AM Dr (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits

15

ECT Credits

7.5

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

JACs code

B700

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

3

Module Availability

Semester 2

Overall student workload

Independent Study Hours: 134

Lecture Hours: 16

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework CRITICAL REFLECTION 100%

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Reflect critically on one's communication skills when building rapport with patients and staff.
Explore critically the theory and practice of communication, and relate to one's own communication skills.
Demonstrate skill in listening and facilitating patient's expression of their physical problems, worries and concerns.
Identify barriers to communication and how they can be overcome.
Understand the need for support and clinical supervision.

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

Indicative Content:

Non-verbal and verbal communication

Structuring a consultation

Handling difficult questions                      

Assessment skills

Interviewing and facilitating skills

Handling difficult emotions e.g. anger, denial

Empathy

Breaking bad news

Culture, diversity and communication

Support and clinical supervision

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Delivery of Module:

Experiential learning, small group work, lecture and discussion.

 

Assessment Strategy

Reading list

Reading list for HIGHER LEVEL COMMUNICATION : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/nur3206

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.