PRIMARY AND COMMUNITY CARE POLICY - 2017/8

Module code: NURM132

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

CROSS CE Mrs (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits

15

ECT Credits

7.5

Framework

FHEQ Level 7

JACs code

B790

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

N/A

Module Availability

Semester 1

Overall student workload

Independent Study Hours: 55

Lecture Hours: 34

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework ESSAY 100

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Critically analyse and evaluate service provision in relation to client need and policy requirements at local and national levels.
Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the complexity arising from legal and ethical dilemmas and their impact on decision making in the primary and community setting.
Initiate and evaluate strategies designed to empower patients, clients and carers to influence and use available services.
Critically assess the resources needed for the implementation and evaluation of service developments at local and national levels and make appropriate recommendations.
Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the economics of health and social care service delivery.
Critical analysis of the factors which influence multi-agency, multi-disciplinary partnerships for effective health and social care.

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

The content of this module enables the student to develop a conceptual understanding of health and social care policy and provision.  It also allows for the exploration of current substantive issues in the field of primary and community and their impact on service delivery.

It is intended that the student will develop greater understanding of Interagency working and inter-professional strategies designed to promote and improve partnership working and the Influencing factors in relation to the context of policy implementation and the legal aspects of policy development.

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Teaching will use a blended approach incorporating interactive lectures, discussions, seminar presentations and problem-based-learning.

Assessment Strategy

Reading list

Reading list for PRIMARY AND COMMUNITY CARE POLICY : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/nurm132

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.