Module code: NUR2176

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: 25

Module Availability

Year long

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 - 2000 WORDS 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 assessment


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 conditions and the impact on the person, their family and how to actively support and empower self care

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
001 Demonstrate an understanding of existing frameworks for managing long term conditions.
 Identify relevant frameworks linked to national policies
002 Demonstrate an understanding of self-management and empowerment of people living with long term conditions.
 Define the long term condition of your choice. Relate to relevant models and theories of management (K)
 Explore concepts of self-management and empowerment of the patient and how as a health care professional you can support (T, P)
 Explore behavioural influences on the patient’s ability to self-manage; consider ethical issues that may arise (C, T)
 Explore Person-centred approaches to care (K, P)
003 Identify and apply models and theories of enablement to facilitate patients/family/carers understanding of self-care of their condition
 Relate to relevant models and theories (C, K)
 Demonstrate an understanding of the impact on family/carers (C,P)
004 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
 Consider the importance of communication in the management of the long term condition (K, T, P)
 Explore the contribution of E-Health in supporting people with long term conditions

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:


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

  • Self-directed 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.

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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.