Introduction to Social Work Law
This is a core module for the BSc (Hons) Social Work programme. At an introductory level, this module provides an overview of the legal processes and frameworks that inform and guide social work practice in the UK and, more specifically, Wales. This includes an introduction to the meaning and classification of law, the legislative process, devolution and its implications for the administration of justice in Wales. It will also consider the court structure (civil and criminal) and the personnel of the law and their relationship with social workers. Finally, present laws dealing with equality and discrimination will be considered in the context of developing an anti-oppressive approach to practice. Students will be encouraged to begin to critically appraise the strengths and limitations of legal frameworks in terms of human rights implications and in relation to issues of equality.
Children's Rights and Safeguarding Children and Young People
This module will examine the historical and cultural issues in relation to both the Safeguarding of Children and Young People and their rights. It will examine the relevant legislation and policy in relation to both areas and evaluate the current Safeguarding Agenda and implementation of Rights in the UK. The cross cultural context of both areas will also be discussed.
It will be a relevant to practitioners working with children across a range of health, social and educational settings.
Health Law and Practice
This module provides an introduction to the role of law in health care and critically examines how the law regulates clinical practice. It will examine how the English Legal System provides a framework for the National Health Service and considers how patients¿ rights are engaged through Human Rights Law, Trespass, the law of obligations as well as examine the development of the common law in other areas including negligence, criminal law and protective laws. Students will be introduced to and become familiar with statute law and case law and will discover how these laws apply in health and social care.
Professional Practice 2
This module follows from the year 1 module in Professional Practice and further develops some topics as well as introducing others. The material is designed to provide support knowledge for the Healthcare Science student in their professional practice.
Professional Practice 3
This is a module that builds upon SHC150 Professional Practice 1 and SHC230 Professional Practice 2 from years 1 and 2 to provide the student with an in depth understanding of professional practice as it applies to healthcare science.
Introduction to Personal and Professional Development
This module provides an introduction to the skills and knowledge required for personal and professional development for health care providers.
Further Personal and Professional Development
This module further develops skills for self-monitoring and reflective practice. This module will also consider topics important for the understanding of Osteopathy within the context of the health care.
Contemporary Issues in Forensic Mental Health Nursing
This module will enable mental health nurses to develop knowledge and skills relevant to the care of offenders with mental disorders in a range of secure, general mental health and community settings.
Contemporary issues in Healthcare Practice
Contemporary issues in healthcare practice aims to introduce students to concepts of contemporary healthcare practice by promoting professional development and management in practice. It also links theory to practice situations through group work, discussion and debate and aims to consolidate learning in practice.
Contemporary Issues in Forensic Mental Health
The module aims to provide practitioners working with offenders with mental disorders with a knowledge base consistent with working with this challenging client group in a variety of settings. The module also seeks to offer an opportunity for practitioners to acquire a range of practical skills focused around risk assessment, risk and care management and therapeutic interventions.
Introduction to Health Law
The introduction to health law module focuses on the key concepts of law as they apply to health care.
Health Law and Practice
This module focuses on the role of law in health care practice with a range of client groups.
Health Promotion and Health Education
This module provides a sound basis for a greater understanding of health promotion and health education to enable students to utilise health promotion in practice.
Legal Method in Health Care Law
This module focuses on the development and application of the law in health care practice.
An Introduction to Health Care Law and Ethics for Physicians Associates
This module will introduce students on the Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) / MSc Physician¿s Associate Studies to the core concepts in health care law and ethics that will inform their practice.
Working as a Doula 1
This module introduces learners to the role of the doula and key concepts and skills relating to doula practice.
Working in the Maternity Care Team 1
This module introduces students to the role of the maternity care support worker / maternity care assistant (MSW) in the context of maternity care.
Management in Midwifery
This module will enable the student to explore and analyse healthcare policy making, how policy is implemented in practice and how the implementation may be managed in the clinical setting. The student will also consider essential aspects of management such as leadership, motivation and the management of change. A Blended Learning approach will be used to allow for greater flexibility and student autonomy in the learning process.
Persons and Illness
The module¿s objectives are to provide students with an appreciation of the connection between our concept of the person and our understanding of some of the conditions that are the objects of medical attention, including aspects of mental health, disability, genetics and dying.