This module provides an introduction to student skills, learning skills, IT skills, communication skills and elements of Health Informatics that prepares the student for work in the clinical environment of the National Health Service as an Assistant/Associate audiology practitioner.
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.
This module will introduce the student to normal anatomy and physiology, key sociological and psychological concepts and principles of health promotion. Completion of this module supports the student in acquiring the knowledge to apply understanding of abnormal physiology to patient physical states. Through a variety of learning strategies the student is supported to appreciate how health education and health promotion can have a positive effect upon patient wellbeing.
This module is designed to be accessed by health care support workers (HCSWs) who often care for people who are expected to die in the near future. The module will help the HCSW to understand the philosophy, principles and practices of palliative care and explore how these are used to deliver satisfactory end of life care. Pain and symptom management is studied with holistic methods of assessment being focused upon.
The module aims to provide an educational programme to enable health care practitioners to practice competently as a member of the multidisciplinary team within the specialist field of caring for people with ParkinsonÃ¢â¿¬â¿¢s disease and their carers.
The module aims to provide an educational programme to enable health care practitioners to practice competently as a member of the multidisciplinary team within the specialist field of caring for people with Parkinson¿s disease and their carers.
This module explores process approaches to programme planning, evaluation models and the concepts of quality assurance in relation to health promotion.
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.
This module is designed to enable those involved in the provision of end of life care to develop a deeper understanding of the current issues specific to their own area of practice.
This interprofessional module aims to prepare health professionals working in hospital settings to utilise the All Wales Care Decisions Tool for the Last Days of Life. Specifically it aims to equip health professionals with the knowledge, skills and understanding to provide effective collaborative care and support for people in the last days of life and their families.
This module will be a compulsory module within the MSc / Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) Physician¿s Associate Studies and reflects compulsory curriculum content. The module aims to introduce students to the main research paradigms including the principles of research, and the ability to appraise research to provide an evidence base for their personal practice. Students will also be introduced to reflective practice and its value in enabling reflection on clinical learning and the development of clinical competence.
This module examines the practical application of psychology to health, illness and medicine.
The aim of the module is to enable practitioners to demonstrate their development in relation to personal development planning and work based learning.