Module code: NUR3284

Module Overview

The module is based upon a philosophy of experimental 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 6

JACs code: B700

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

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

Module aims

  • The 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 activetly support and empower self care.

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
1 Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of existing frameworks for managing long term conditions.
2 Identify existing frameworks linked to national policies
3 Discuss MDT approach
4 Demonstrate an in-depth 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 Critically analyse 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 Relate to relevant models and theories
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.

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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.