This 12-month distance learning module aims to examine the nature and scope of palliative care in relation to life-limiting illnesses.
The modile is suitable for a variety of registered adult healthcare professionals within primary and secondary care. It will contribute to and enhance your abilities to lead and drive clinically-effective care with patients with advanced disease.
(Please note: This module is not suitable for Paediatric Nurses)
|MODULE CODE||CAMPUS||DURATION||START DATE|
|AU3S057||Online / Distance Learning (Module leader based at Glyntaff)||12 months||September|
During this course, you will explore:
You will need to be able to access a computer and have access to the internet, as this course is delivered online
The module is a text-based distance learning course supported via distance learning. Some ways in which you will learn include the following:
Formative discussion boards.
Each summative assignment is based on a formative case study, which is submitted prior to the summative assignment. This ensures the case study is appropriate and links the assignment brief and module outcomes.
The 2 summative assignments are 2500 words which relate to the learning outcomes of the module, both carry a 50% weight to the overall mark.
• Essay 1: Select a model of loss or transition. Analyse the model in respect of a patient you have known, their immediate social group and the wider care network. Appraise the input from members of your multi professional team. This essay will be related to a specific case study encountered in clinical Practice (case study should be 300 words, which is not included in the word count)
• Essay 2: Critically evaluate the legal, professional OR ethical implications associated to a specific incident encountered in your clinical practice. This essay will be related to a specific case study encountered in clinical Practice (case study should be 300 words, which is not included in the word count)
Evidence of diploma (level 5) or degree (level 6)
Students will be allocated lecturers as supervisors for their essays who are specialists within Palliative care. There are allocated contact days throughout the module.
Students will also receive regular announcements on the module online and the module leader will be available to contact via email.