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PU5518: HEALTH PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOUR (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Apr 2017 15:19


Course Overview

This course examines how the behaviour of health professionals can impact on patient care and service delivery, and trains students in key professional practice skills such as cognitive-behavioural therapy, motivational interviewing and health coaching.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Gertraud Stadler

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • MSc Health Psychology (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Topics covered by the course include:

·         Patient-professional communication/interaction

·         Designing interventions to change health professional behaviour

·         Non-technical skills

·         Professional practice skills (such as Health Coaching, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, etc)

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MSc Health Psychology

Contact Teaching Time

37 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

50% report

10% oral presentation

30% completion of 3 professional skills labs

10% completion of professional competency assessment

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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