Module code: NUR2148

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

HARDING Nicola (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

Module Availability

Crosses academic years

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

To have completed year 1 of the foundation degree programme.

Module content

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework ASSIGNMENT 100

Alternative Assessment


Assessment Strategy

Module aims

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
1 Discuss the significance of long term conditions both at a national and global level
2 Provide an analysis of the policy context of care for people with Long Term Conditions and their carers
3 Explore different models of rehabilitation
4 Explain the aging process from a physical, psychological and sociological perspective
5 Show an understanding of the impact of cognitive and behavioural factors in people in relation to long term conditions
6 Discuss the ethical and legal issues associated with care of adults with complex physical, cognitive and or psychological impairment
7 Demonstrate  an understanding of how the rights and wellbeing of vulnerable adults may be protected
8 Develop an understanding of models of education and empowerment and use this to      advance understanding of the importance of self- care in long term conditions

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Lectures, small group work and some tutorials.

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 2020/1 academic year.