PROMOTING SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH - 2021/2
Module code: HCR3020
In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, and in a departure from previous academic years and previously published information, the University has had to change the delivery (and in some cases the content) of its programmes, together with certain University services and facilities for the academic year 2020/21.
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The aim of the module is to enable the student to make an in-depth analysis of some of the contemporary issues affecting sexual and reproductive health, focusing on physiological, psychological, psychosocial, cultural, epidemiological and environmental factors affecting individual’s during their life span.
School of Health Sciences
ROBINSON Ann (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
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
Indicative content includes:
• Pre- Pregnancy Planning
• Assisted Conception
• Early Pregnancy Complications
• Men’s Health and Wellbeing
• HIV and AIDS
• Diagnosis, Imvestigation and Management of Common Gynaecological Disorders
• eg. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Endometriosis
• Current Contraceptive Choices
• Female Genital Mutilation, Labiaplasty
• Termination of Pregnancy
• Sexually Acquired Infection
• Contemporary Issues in Childbearing
• Young People and Sex
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|Coursework||An essay analysing an aspect of sexual and reproductive health care, specific to the students own area of practice||100|
The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of contemporaneous issues facing women’s health and how innovative practice may be implemented to transform women’s health and wellbeing.
Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:
An essay analysing an aspect of sexual and reproductive health care, specific to the students own area of practice, from both a physical and psychological perspective. 100% of the marks.
• In relation to a one sided (A4) essay / case study plan.
Students will receive feedback through a variety of methods, these include:
• Verbal – during seminar sessions, or tutorials
• Written – formative feedback on essay or case study plan
• Email – where requested by student
Please note that any evidence of unsafe practice or breach of confidentiality will result in an automatic refer for the module.
- Explore the changing patterns of fertility throughout one’s lifespan and discusses the scientific basis of these changes.
Analyse research relevant to sexual and reproductive health and discusses how new information can be best disseminated.
|001||Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the current healthcare agenda and its impact on men and women’s health.||C|
|002||Demonstrate evidence based knowledge of contraception, sexually transmitted||K|
|003||Explore the role of the practitioner when providing healthcare to men and women within sexual and reproductive healthcare.||CT|
|004||Demonstrate a broad understanding of the needs of specific groups such as teenagers and other high risk or vulnerable groups||KP|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Overall student workload
Independent Study Hours: 90
Lecture Hours: 60
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:
• Facilitate in-depth discussion regarding the current healthcare agenda and its impact on sexual and reproductive health.
• Assist in the evaluation of contemporary practice in health and social care, specifically in relation to sexual health.
• Enable an assessment of the role of the practitioner when providing care across the reproductive continuum.
• Develop innovative approaches to patient care within sexual and reproductive health which utilises evidence, creates challenge and develops a progressive culture within the healthcare setting.
The learning and teaching methods include:
• Discussion Groups
• Surreylearn (On-line 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 2021/2 academic year.