PRIMARY AND COMMUNITY CARE POLICY - 2021/2
Module code: NURM132
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This module enables students to explore and acquire a conceptual understanding of primary and community care structures and services in relation to the context of policy implementation and the legal aspects of policy development. It also allows for the in-depth exploration of current substantive issues in the field of primary and community care and their impact on service delivery within their own professional context and that of the wider team.
School of Health Sciences
LANE Heather (Health Sci.)
Number of Credits: 15
ECTS Credits: 7.5
Framework: FHEQ Level 7
JACs code: B790
Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
Ability to study at level 7
The content of this module enables the student to develop a conceptual understanding of health and social care policy and provision. It also allows for the exploration of current substantive issues in the field of primary and community and their impact on service delivery.
It is intended that the student will develop greater understanding of Interagency working and inter-professional strategies designed to promote and improve partnership working and the Influencing factors in relation to the context of policy implementation and the legal aspects of policy development.
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate achievement of their learning outcomes
Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of one component
A critical analysis of a health or social care policy relevant to the primary or community care setting. Identify key factors of the policy and critically analyse how effective the policy has been in the primary and community environment.
Consideration should be given to partnership working, resource allocation, legal factors and any other relevant factors identified during the analysis.
Based on your analysis, make recommendations with a rationale, for future developments at local level.
3000 words (100%)
Formative assessment and feedback
Students will receive formative feedback via:
Formative debate or presentation
Feedback through classroom seminar
Individual feedback on essay plans
Please note that any evidence of unsafe practice or breach of confidentiality will result in an automatic refer for the module.
- The aim of this module is to enable the student to analyse the structure of primary and community care services to understand the complexities of policy and the political processes in relation to the development and provision of health and social care. It is intended that the student will develop greater ability to lead and contribute to partnership working in relation to policy implementation with evaluation off the impact policy may have on health and social care delivery.
|001||Critically analyse and evaluate national and local primary care policy and service provision in relation to client need and policy requirements.||KCP|
|002||Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the complexity arising from legal and ethical dilemmas and their impact on decision making in the primary and community setting.||CPT|
|003||Critically assess the resources needed for the implementation and evaluation of service developments at local and national levels and identify innovative solutions||KCP|
|004||Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the economics of health and social care service delivery.||KC|
|005||Critical analysis of the factors which influence collaborative partnerships for effective health and social care.||KCP|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Overall student workload
Clinical Placement Hours: 65
Independent Study Hours: 55
Lecture Hours: 34
Methods of Teaching / Learning
Teaching will use a blended approach incorporating interactive lectures, discussions, seminar presentations and problem-based-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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Programmes this module appears in
|Primary and Community Care (General Practice Nursing) (SPQ) MSc||1||Core||Each unit of assessment must be passed at 50% to pass the module|
|Primary and Community Care (Community Children's Nursing) (SPQ) MSc||1||Core||Each unit of assessment must be passed at 50% to pass the module|
|Primary and Community Care (District Nursing) (SPQ) MSc||1||Core||Each unit of assessment must be passed at 50% 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 2021/2 academic year.