Module code: NUR2107

Module Overview

The module is based upon a philosophy of experiential learning whereby students explore the concepts and theories introduced in the module.

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

GROSVENOR Wendy (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits: 15

ECTS Credits: 7.5

Framework: FHEQ Level 5

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

Overall student workload

Independent Learning Hours: 114

Lecture Hours: 18

Seminar Hours: 12

Module Availability

Semester 2

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Completion of year 1 modules

Module content

Indicative content includes:

  • Existing Frameworks for managing long term conditions

  • MDTworking

  • Self management and empowerment

  • Behavioural influences on ability to self-manage

  • Ethical issues

  • E:health and e:technologies

  • Investigating and critically analysing evidence from a variety of sources

  • Considering the User and Carer perspective – building partnerships

             Person centred care

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework ESSAY 100

Alternative Assessment


Assessment Strategy

The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate to

achieve the learning outcomes

Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:

  • A 2000 word assignment:

Discuss the impact of living with one long term condition on the person, their families/carers. Explore the care and support required and how health care professionals can promote self-management of their condition


Formative assessmen

Students will submit a draft plan of their assignment with a paragraph including references for tutor feedback



Tutor feedback of formative assessment. Ongoing feedback through seminar groups.

Mid-point review with students regarding module 

Module aims

  • This module aims to develop the knowledge, skills and understanding of the management of long term condtionsand the impact on the person, their family and how to activetly support and empower self care

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
1 Demonstrate an understanding of existing frameworks for managing long term conditions.
2 Identify existing frameworks linked to national policies
3 Discuss MDT approach
4 Demonstrate an understanding of self-management and empowerment of people living with long term conditions.
5 Demonstrate knowledge of one long term condition of your choice. Relate to models and theories of management
6 Explore concepts of self-management and empowerment of the patient and how as a health care professional you can support
7 Explore behavioural influences on the patient's ability to self-manage; consider ethical issues that may arise
8 Person-centred approaches
9 Identify and apply models and theories of enablement to facilitate patients/family/carers understanding of self-care of their condition
10  Relate to relevant models and theories
11 Demonstrate an understanding of the impact on family/carers
12 Consider the contribution of e-health
13 Understand the value of communication and the roles of inter professional multiagency care provision for building partnerships with carers, patients, service users and external partners
14  Consider the importance of the use of communication strategies in the management of care for a person with a long term condition.
15   Promote capability for self-care. 

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Methods of Teaching / Learning

The learning and teaching strategy is designed to enable successful achievement of the learning outcomes.


The learning and teaching methods include:


  • Lectures

  • Seminars

  • On-line resources

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
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Programmes this module appears in

Programme Semester Classification Qualifying conditions
Nursing Studies (Registered Nurse Adult Nursing) BSc (Hons)(NURSES PRE-REG SEPT) 2 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 2019/0 academic year.