PRIMARY AND COMMUNITY CARE POLICY - 2018/9

Module code: NUR3218

Module Overview

This module enables students to explore and acquire a knowledge and understanding of primary and community care structures and services in relation to the context of policy implementation and the legal aspects of policy development. It also allows for the exploration of current substantive issues in the field of primary and community and their impact on service delivery within their own professional context and that of the wider team.

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

CROSS CE Mrs (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits: 15

ECTS Credits: 7.5

Framework: FHEQ Level 6

JACs code: B710

Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A

Module Availability

Semester 1

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Ability to study at level 6

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.

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework ESSAY 100

Alternative Assessment

NA

Assessment Strategy

The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate achievement of their learning outcomes

 

Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of one component

 

An analytical review of a health or social care policy relevant to the primary or community care setting. Identify key factors of the policy and analyse how effective the policy has been in the primary and community environment.

 

Consideration should be given to partnership working, resource allocation, legal factors and any other relevant factors during the analysis.

 

2500 words (100% of the module marks)

 

Formative assessment and feedback

Students will receive formative feedback via:



Formative debate or presentation





Feedback through classroom seminar


Individual feedback on essay plans



 

Please note that any evidence of unsafe practice or breach of confidentiality will result in an automatic refer for the module.

Module aims

  • The aim of this module is to enable the student to analyse the structure of primary and community care services to understand the complexities of policy and the political processes in relation to the development and provision of health and social care. It is intended that the student will develop greater understanding of partnership working in relation to policy implementation and be able to evaluate the impact on health and social care delivery.

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
001 Critically analyse national and local primary care policy and service provision in relation to client need and policy requirements. KCP
002 Demonstrate an understanding of the complexity arising from legal and ethical dilemmas and their impact on decision making in the primary and community setting. CPT
003 Demonstrate understanding of the resources needed for the implementation and evaluation of service developments at local and national levels. KCT
004 Show awareness of the economics of health and social care service delivery. KC
005 Analysis of the factors which influence collaborative partnerships for effective health and social care service delivery. KCP

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Overall student workload

Independent Study Hours: 65

Lecture Hours: 34

Methods of Teaching / Learning

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

 

Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.

Reading list

Reading list for PRIMARY AND COMMUNITY CARE POLICY : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/nur3218

Programmes this module appears in

Programme Semester Classification Qualifying conditions
Primary and Community Care (Community Childrens Nursing) (SPQ) BSc (Hons) 1 Core Each unit of assessment must be passed at 40% to pass the module

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 2018/9 academic year.